May 22, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 22, 2015
Congrats to Dave & Jimmy at WNCI on their recent comedy roast. The best line by far is in the intro, "The leader of ISIS in America..." This is decidedly NSFW.
In terms of how they made money off it, from Michael McCoy: Intro to the pay-per-view on the StageIt.com.... we sell limited tickets to cover costs, capture the stream and audio and re-air what won't get us in hot water with the FCC the next week....
Have You Ever Noticed
That every radio station website has the same videos posted. Some guy in Uzbekistan sings "Grenade" while dressed as Snow White and lobbing live grenades on a gunnery range and it ends up on 8000 sites. And then there are the videos that are JUST as viral that most of us miss. Like the eyebrow girl in Australia or the poopy pants kid from Arkansas that was SO last month and only hit three stations that I could find.
May 21, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 21, 2015
More Ways To Beg For Donations If 2% of your listeners will try to call in and win $1000, then how many of your listeners will pull out their checkbooks and write a check to some vague, Black Hole Charity, just because we ran a PSA asking them to? We're in Show ...
May 20, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 20, 2015
Twitter Trending Every market seemingly has a suburb that everyone puts down. Mancow zeroed in on Concord when he was in San Francisco. In Charlotte it's Gastonia. The morning show here has had some fun with Anoka and Coon Rapids. Dave at KDWB kind of expanded beyond ...
May 19, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 19, 2015
Beat The Heat One of the GREAT all-time Summer themes is back for '15. Somewhere. Scorpio used it at The Boxx in Houston as an umbrella that everything went under between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Movie tickets, water park tickets, cases of soda, ice cream hits, club ...
May 18, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 18, 2015
Two "Must Have" Budget Items Thank you to lovely and lithe™ Phil Becker at Alpha Radio for sharing a Selfie Booth Dealie Thing. If they can make fish, they can probably make whatever you need. Outdoors these would be useless but at malls and indoor shows, they'd ...
May 15, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 15, 2015
Roast 'Em If You Got Them Dave Ryan at KDWB and Dave and Jimmy at WNCI in Columbus are the latest station to have fun with the Bieber Roast by hosting their own roast and allowing listeners to be in the studio audience. Yes/No Radio Island 106 in Panama City is on ...
May 14, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 14, 2015
Proms The #1 party night of the year for 18 year-olds. What will these kids be doing in the limos? Posting pics to Facebook. You should do Prombook on your site and also have a section on your page for sharing the pics. They're going to be sharing; they may as well ...
May 13, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 13, 2015
For The Morning Shows During one of the more recent rounds of Lindsay Lohan Stupidity (tm), I lobbed out a contact for her former bodyguard, Lee Weaver. Good guy. Actually cares about her. He's up for doing some morning stuff to pimp his new book. Email him at ...
May 12, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 12, 2015
Duct Tape In reply to "how do you hang banners on fences in extreme heat", one who should know is Cat Thomas at KLUC: you can put duct tape on the back of it (so it doesn't show) and use a hole punch and zip ties on fences and stuff. And from Annie Brooks at The Wolf in ...
May 11, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - May 11, 2015
Tornados It's officially April which means it's storm season.. I asked Kori and Mary from Summit in Birmingham for some sage advice. You'll remember that in April 2011 their market got nailed, so they know of what they speak. This is a good tutorial for storm ...