The Power of Catchy Radio Jingles

posted by Matt Senne

Hearing is the human’s most memorable sense. Sound can evoke emotional and cognitive responses within humans and is a strong connector to experiences. What does that have to do with radio...

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What Are Radio Auction Sites?

posted by Bob Leighton

Pretty much every radio station in the country today utilizes some sort of radio auction site. They’re called different things by each radio station. Here in St. Cloud, ours is the St. Cloud Radio...

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Your Business and the Battle for Mental Real Estate

posted by Bob Leighton

Mental real estate and top-of-mind awareness are terms that are bandied about frequently in marketing. What do they mean, why are they important, and how do you achieve them in your business?...

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3 Steps: Tie Your Radio Marketing Plan Into Other Efforts

If yours is like most local businesses, you probably have several marketing activities going on simultaneously. Perhaps you have an ongoing social media engagement strategy. Maybe you have print...

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All About Bricks: Dramatizing & Positioning Your Business Against the Competition (Part 3 of 3)

In our last two blog entries, we talked about the concept of bricks and mortar as an analogy for creating successful advertising campaigns to help build your brand. In part one of the series, we...

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All about Mortar: The Strategy Based Message that Holds Your Brand Together [Part 2 of 3]

We’re in the midst of a three-part series of posts explaining the concept of bricks and mortar and how it relates to building your brand on the radio.

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An Intro to Bricks & Mortar and the Importance of Consistency in Advertising [Part 1 of 3]

When you’re building a home, one of the materials you can choose from is bricks and mortar. These are durable and structurally sound, making your house resilient against squalls, blizzards, and...

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What is a Company’s Brand? What’s Your Brand?

posted by Stephanie Theisen

A brand is your logo, your website and your tagline. A brand is your color scheme and your brand usage booklet. It’s your building, your employees, your management team and your culture. It’s your...

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A Recap of the 2016 BrandsFormation Seminar

posted by Stephanie Theisen

On October 19th, our home office in St. Cloud held its annual BrandsFormation® seminar. Led by author, speaker and business consultant Chuck Mefford, he shared his tried and true system for...

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Your Circle of Influence and Radio Go Hand-in-Hand

posted by Matt Senne

Have you ever had a friend, or even an acquaintance of yours, come up to you all excited about what they heard on the radio? Of course you have, I think we all have. Heck, I work in radio and it...

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How Bernick's Found Success with Radio Advertising

We believe in serving, connecting, and celebrating our community. That mission is the cornerstone of our entire brand. We’re not in the radio business; we’re in the relationship business. One...

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The Balancing Act of Successful Radio Promotions

posted by Stephanie Theisen

Creating a great radio station promotion is a work of art. It requires creativity, and thinking outside the box. What you hear on-air is the final product. That product took many weeks – maybe...

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