Four States Small Business Blog

Seven Small Business Advertising Ideas to Boost Your Results

Posted by Pam Larimore on September 30, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Your products and services are amazing, and your main goal as a small business is to make sure your potential customers know that too. Getting the word out has become a challenging endeavor as competitors crowd the marketplace, so what can you do to stand out? Rather than resorting to the same tactics that everyone else in your industry is using, why not try these secret small business advertising techniques instead? Here are seven fun and exciting ways to increase your advertising, boost your results, and increase sales:

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

5 Unique Advantages of Radio Advertising

Posted by Brett James on September 24, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Radio is alive and well, and it's an effective advertising medium that offers advantages that others fail to provide. When you choose radio advertising, you can directly engage with your target audience when they are most receptive. And, you can run your ads and achieve excellent results in far less time. The following benefits of radio advertising will help you achieve exceptional results.

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Topics: Radio Advertising

How to Plan Your First Radio Marketing Campaign

Posted by Chad Elliot on September 13, 2019 at 8:00 AM

As a business owner, advertising should be an integral part of your overall marketing strategy. If you’re reading this post, chances are you’re thinking about your first radio marketing campaign. Doing anything for the first time can be scary, but these key steps can help you prepare and decide what you want to accomplish when launching your first radio marketing campaign.

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Topics: Radio Advertising

How to Use Radio to Improve Your Audio Branding

Posted by Kent Huff on September 4, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Businesses define themselves in a number of ways. Their logo, specific colors, and spokespeople or persons that represent their brand all play a significant role in how they interact with their audiences. One of the most often overlooked parts of a brand is their audio. Consumers are bombarded with visual messages, so using the radio to improve the company’s audio branding could be the perfect way to cut through the noise and get your audiences to remember you.

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Topics: Radio Advertising

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

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