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 Exactly is Radio Reach and Frequency?

posted by Stephanie Theisen

There are three big variables you want to control when scheduling radio ads: reach, frequency and consistency. We’ve talked about the importance of those three already in this post, so now I want...

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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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5 Radio Advertising Success Stories from BrandsFormation Clients [VIDEO]

posted by Stephanie Theisen

On October 19th, our home office in St. Cloud held its annual BrandsFormation Seminar. This session was hosted by author, speaker, and business consultant Chuck Mefford. Over a hundred area...

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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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How J.F. Kruse Jewelers Found Success with Radio Advertising

posted by Bob Leighton

We've already featured this client in our top advertising strategies series. That post focused on their strategy from a "best practices" perspective. This story focuses on J.F. Kruse as a...

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Does Radio Work?

posted by Bob Leighton

You’d be surprised how many times I'm asked this question in conversation. We have stats and figures that prove radio works. In fact, radio works better than any other form of traditional...

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