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December 3, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Top 5 Trends to Watch for in 2020

In 2019, digital marketing was the main focus of many marketers. Social media was on the rise, as was video marketing. Marketers who made the most out of these platforms saw the greatest success.

As you gear up for your 2020 marketing campaigns, you will want to take a look at top media trends, so you can choose the right areas to focus on. Here is a closer look at what marketers are expecting to see as the top trends for 2020, and how you can use them to grow your business.

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November 25, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Planning for Success in the New Year

When spending money on advertising, you want to know if your tactics are effective, right? After all, the main priority is getting results. As you look ahead to 2020, having a strong foundation is key before investing any additional funds. Once you’re confident you have the right concepts and tactics in place, it’s time to integrate your strategy. Using the power of radio, you can improve the effectiveness of your digital marketing plan. Here are a few tips:

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2 minute read
October 21, 2019 at 9:00 AM

How to Monetize Your PR

Back in the day, any business could have one big PR story in the media and become famous overnight. Now, however, it does not work that way. Business owners need to do a really good job of promoting their big media break in order for the PR to turn into the money they are looking for. This post will share four different ways that you can monetize your PR effectively.

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3 minute read
October 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM

The Yearly Guide to Holidays and Marketing

The holiday season is approaching, and from October through January, each month brings at least one major holiday. As a business owner, you have an excellent opportunity to capitalize on the festive, happy feelings of your customers. Taking advantage of the holidays for radio marketing and digital marketing is always a good strategy. Yet without the right plan, you could miss this opportunity. Now is the time to start preparing and thinking about your holiday marketing campaigns. Here are some strategies you can use to maximize your marketing efforts throughout the holidays.

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September 25, 2019 at 10:00 AM

What to Look For in a Marketing Partner/Vendor

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September 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Generational Marketing: 4 Simple Tips to Market to Multiple Generations

Each generation has a unique way to understand and react to marketing information. The strategies used to reach one generation will be different than the strategies for another, which is why generational marketing is so important. Here is a closer look at what generational marketing is, and four specific tips you can use to be more successful when marketing to multiple generations.

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2 minute read
September 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM

5 Essential Questions to Ask Your Marketing Vendor

In positioning your brand as a leader in the industry, you have to work with a marketing vendor who you fully trust. You must put your brand presence and message in their hands, after all, to achieve all your goals. Luckily, there is a way to pinpoint trustworthy and effective vendors before partnering up. You just have to ask them these five essential questions for marketing vendors to find the best teams.

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1 minute read
August 27, 2019 at 8:42 AM

What Marketers Need to Know About Marketing Across Generations

If your company sells products that appeal to multiple generations, your marketing campaigns need to reach those generations as well. To do this effectively, you need to be aware of the unique trends, values, and shared experiences that characterize each of the generations that comprise your target audience. Below are some of the most important things you need to know about marketing across generations so you can sell your products to different age groups successfully.

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4 minute read
August 20, 2019 at 8:41 AM

10 Ways to Screw Up Your Radio Advertising

Radio advertising is an effective way to reach a local audience, and with exceptional targeting. However, like any advertising method, radio advertising is prone to mistakes that can hurt the effectiveness of a campaign. If you want a successful marketing campaign, you will need to take measures to avoid these common radio advertising mistakes. Here is a closer look at what you shouldn’t do in your advertising efforts.

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2 minute read
August 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM

How the DVR is Killing Your TV Advertising

If you have long relied on TV advertising to market your products and services, DVR (which stands for digital video recorder) may be throwing a serious wrench in the works. As it allows viewers to completely skip advertisements, your marketing campaigns will likely miss the mark time and time again. And, unfortunately, it is only set to get worse in the coming years, as traditional TV viewers switch to DVR and other convenient platforms.

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