February 12, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 12, 2016
Things You Don't Get With The VIP Club
Most promotions have a life of about 2 minutes. When it's over, it over and no one cared and no one cares. The Last Contest in San Diego? The biggest cash contest in US Radio History. The Lost 1 at 102 Jamz in Greensboro? 20 years later people still recall it verbatim.
9 years ago WBLI did The Fugitive(tm) and it showed up in a list of "things you might remember if you grew up on Long Island." http://thoughtcatalog.com/lance-pauker/2014/01/the-11-best-things-about-growing-up-on-long-island/#GfOExYZKQcVokG45.01
March Ticket Madness
This was a great umbrella from one of the stations that tied together everything they did in March. Lottery tickets. Concert tickets. Movie tickets. Kind of like Summer Of 10,000 tickets.
February 11, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 11, 2016
The Weekend That Sucks The problem with most weekend contests is that they rarely differ at all from the often-as-boring contesting you're doing during the week. Weekend's are about vibe. I love contests where part of the hook is that we don't tell you what's you're ...
February 10, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 10, 2016
American Idol The only time I've seen a station successfully replicate it and do a genuine regional talent search that wasn't a really really bad karaoke night from Hell, was at WIOG with Mid-Michigan Idol. The rest of the time, it's just painful. You need to acknowledge ...
February 9, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 9, 2016
#BubbaShow30MinuteLives Congrats to the Bubba Show at Star in Pittsburgh for taking a shot at a new idea...and it worked: Take a picture from the moment you wake up and every 30 minutes the entire day. Create a Hash Tag: #BubbaShow30MinuteLives Our Lives in 30 ...
February 8, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 8, 2016
For Your March 18th Morning Show You need to see if there's a local version of this for the morning after St. Patricks Day. http://goodivpdx.com/ Living Up To Their License Legal has got most stations scared witless and immobile about losing their license. Please ...
February 5, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 5, 2016
Theme Parks These seem to have hit with a vengeance. Great Moments In Inappropriate Screaming Think "outside the spot". Go and watch "Will It Blend" on youtube. What if you did "Great Moments In Inappropriate Screaming" and had the morning show go and scream like ...
February 4, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 4, 2016
Off The Hoozie A nice discovery that could possibly be sold, from Chase Murphy at Mix in San Antonio. http://myhoozie.com/ Getting People To Market Your Valentines Bit When we launched Hot in Denver with the stripclub format (101.5 The Pole), I went as an "outraged ...
February 3, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 3, 2016
The Bucket List One of the morning shows have started a Bucket List for themselves. And over the next year they're going to cross items off their lists. He, inexplicably, wants to, and I quote, "Go all Priscilla Queen Of The Desert and host a drag show." She wants to try ...
February 2, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 2, 2016
An Out Of Office Experience Sometimes we take for granted that we get to have fun, socialize with our co-workers, have some flexibility regarding our comings and goings, and the general laxer-then-the-rest workplace environs that we enjoy. Our audience? They get up. Go ...
February 1, 2016CPR Promotional Check-Up - Feb 1, 2016
The Grammys The Grammys are next Sunday at the Staples Center. You can find the nominees for the Grammys at http://www.grammy.com Since seemingly every station with a signal sends winners to these shows, then your methodology is one way to stand out. The other is what ...