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6 Secrets to Writing the Perfect Radio Ad Script

Posted by Kent Huff on August 22, 2019 at 8:00 AM

If you’re looking for an effective medium to get the word out about your business, radio advertising is an excellent choice. The right radio ad can help build brand awareness, drive traffic to your store, and keep your company top-of-mind in the decision-making process. For radio advertising to be effective, however, you need the perfect script. If you’re struggling to write the ad script, here are some tips that can help.

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Topics: Radio Advertising

First Radio Spot? 6 Things You Need to Know

Posted by Kylie Davis on July 10, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Radio advertising is far from “dead.” In fact, radio advertising continues to bring a high 12:1 return on investment, and more than 71.6 million Millennials alone use the radio on a monthly basis. Even more, radio personalities have tremendous influence, with 8 out of 10 listeners indicating they would consider trying something their favorite radio personality recommended. 

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Topics: Radio Advertising

Why You Need Digital and Traditional Advertising For the Best Results

Posted by Chad Elliot on June 25, 2019 at 8:00 AM

We live in a digital age, and as a result, many marketers are turning to digital advertising to reach customers where they are. However, while digital advertising is a critical piece of any marketing strategy, traditional advertising channels are still very effective at getting the word out about your business. Falling into an “either/or” way of thinking can be harmful, because you can miss valuable opportunities to reach and engage your target audience.

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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Radio Advertising, Digital Marketing

How Joplin Radio Can Drive Your Company's Bottom-Line Growth

Posted by Kent Huff on May 24, 2019 at 8:00 AM

When designing a marketing strategy, your target is to drive more sales and increase your net revenue. This requires careful planning and balancing, as businesses do not necessarily want to increase their investment in marketing, they want to invest smarter. They want to maximize their marketing dollars and see bottom-line movement.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy, Marketing ROI

5 Ways Mixing Radio and Digital Advertising Will Boost Results

Posted by Kylie Davis on May 8, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Considering that 93 percent of Americans over the age of 18 listen to the radio each week and that 90 percent of Americans use the internet, the potential power of radio and digital advertising becomes clear. Although each strategy can independently help you reach your marketing goals, bringing them together allows you to accelerate your success and boost your ROI. If you want to reach new heights in your marketing, see what you can accomplish when you bring these two powerful advertising platforms together.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Digital Marketing

6 Things That Will Determine Your Radio Advertising Costs

Posted by Chad Elliot on May 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM

As every business has unique marketing needs, radio advertising costs can vary quite a bit. A simple Google search of “radio advertising costs” will provide broad ranges, like $200 - $5,000 per week, which isn’t very helpful when planning your advertising budget.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

The Major Role Radio Plays in the Customer Journey

Posted by Kylie Davis on April 30, 2019 at 8:00 AM

When purchasing a product or service, customers undergo a process that takes them from the identification of a problem to the acquisition of a solution called the customer journey, or buying funnel. By using the customer journey to guide your marketing program, you can provide the support your customers need throughout every phase of the buying process.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

10 Ways Restaurants Can Use Local Radio

Posted by Chad Elliot on April 25, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Competition in the restaurant industry can be quite intense. That’s why finding ways to stand out from the crowd and build continual awareness of your restaurant is essential. Local radio can help.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

Why Radio is the Key to Driving Foot Traffic to Your Business

Posted by Brett James on April 9, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Foot traffic is essential to running a brick-and-mortar business, as more traffic opens up more opportunities for sales and customer engagement. This, in turn, leads to higher revenues.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

Radio and Search: A Winning Combination

Posted by Chad Elliot on March 14, 2019 at 8:00 AM

With 3.5 billion Google queries being made each day, search engines are critical to the customer journey. Savvy, empowered customers use search engines like Google and Bing to find and research the products and services they ultimately purchase.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

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