4 Tips for Marketing to Millennial Moms

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Millennial moms are discerning. They expect authenticity and are drawn to brands that tell a compelling story with every touchpoint. Moms today demand more from your marketing than ever before. As I shared on a recent panel at M2Moms, here are 3 things you should know when marketing to millennial moms: Think mobile first. Moms Read

Like This If You Like Doughnuts: The Empty Facebook Post

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“Like this if you like doughnuts, too.” “Share this if you’re single.” “Like this if you’ve ever played football.” What do these statements tell you about the brand, station, or person who posted them? Nothing. Except that they are desperate for engagement. Every post, tweet, pin you make is representative of your brand. While studies Read

11 Digital Predictions for the Radio Industry

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Based on the digital landscape in radio today, here are 11 predictions for radio’s future in digital: 1. The fusion of on-air content and online platforms will be seamless. As radio stations develop strong digital strategies for their on-air talent, the content and engagement of online platforms will be naturally integrated into the on-air show. Read

Pinterest and Top 40 Radio: Embrace Her Lifestyle

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There’s a reason so many brands and businesses are creating a marketing strategy just for Pinterest. It’s a huge traffic driver. Recent statistics show it provides more referral traffic to other websites than YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn combined. Whether you’re a blogger, a retail boutique, or a radio station, traffic to your website is important. Read

8 Quick Tips for Better Air Talent Blogs and Morning Show Websites

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Blog smog. You aren’t a blogger. Why should you worry about improving your writing skills? As radio companies put more emphasis on digital growth, you are now responsible for website traffic and social media engagement in addition to on-air ratings. Becoming a better blogger will give you organic content for your social networks, increasing web Read

Who Owns Your Morning Show’s Social Media Presence?

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In early March I read an article about the social media battle many musicians are fighting with their record labels over who owns their social media accounts. I thought, “I hope radio never gets to this point”. Weeks after I pondered that article, three high-profile morning show hosts contacted me– they are fighting the artist/record Read

Viral Photo Idea: “What I Really Do”

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This started as a job-themed photo trend where different industries reveal what they really do compared to what other people think they do.  (Heather Bright, WABB/Mobile and I created one for Radio air talent. See it below.) It has overtaken the “Sh*t People Say” meme to become the latest sharing fad, and variations of the Read

A 12 Month Resolution for 2012: Build Your Own Personality Brand

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If you were asked to define your personality brand in 3-4 words, could you do it? The American Marketing Association defines a brand as a “name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s good or service as distinct from those of other sellers.” The key word in this definition is distinct. Read