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A Look in a Jingle Writer’s Day

As jingle writers, we have a detailed process for every client. Each jingle starts with a brief. Acreative brief is the research put in your company so that each jingle is guaranteed to be unique and on point with your brand and goals. History, brand voice, competitor research—it’s important the brief covers it all, so…

8 Media Buying Basics You Should Know

Radio offers an expansive audience for a great price. You can target your demographic based on which radio formats (stations) they listen to and what geographical markets they are in. There’s some basic terms you may want to familiarize yourself with if you plan on getting involved with the process of buying radio air time….

History of the Advertising Jingle
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Where did the advertising jingle come from? It’s something we don’t give much thought to—because to us, advertising and music have been connected for as long as we can remember. You listened to singers push new products over the radio since you were a kid. It seems as if advertising jingles have always been around….

Radio Jingles Work According to Science
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So, you’re thinking of using a radio jingle in your newest ad campaign. Here’s some concrete evidence that a radio jingle is exactly what you need to get your brand out there and stuck in consumers’ heads. Music and advertising are a historic power duo. Merchants in the crowded marketplaces of London in the 1500s…

What Separates a Commercial Jingle and a Pop Song?
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The process of making a club hit and the perfect commercial jingle aren’t that different. Both require knowledge about timing and having an ear for catchiness. Both are made by professional composers and songwriters. Both are very likely to get stuck in your head for years to come. And guess what else? Barry Manilow made…

The “Jingle Strategy”

What you don’t see behind the creation of every advertisement is the strategy. Good or bad, a well thought out strategy will define the success of an ad. But we don’t create just any kind of ad; we create audio. And we’re good at it, too. So we can say with certainty that our favorite…

10 Tips to Make Radio Advertising Work for You

If you want to generate leads, look no further. Radio advertising is a fun and effective strategy with a lower cost per impression compared to other mediums. But likе all mаrkеting tactics, ѕuссеѕѕ or failure depends on how you use it. Here аrе 10 radio hacks tо mаkе your rаdiо more efficient: Match thе ѕtаtiоn…

Digital Radio Technology Gives Birth to High-End Radio Ads

Radio technology has come a long way and gone are the days when you needed to use FM or long aerials to catch a good signal so you can hear the broadcast clearly. Nowadays, radio stations broadcast digitally and it has increased the quality of the broadcasts. Most radio stations are now accessible via the…

Political Media Buying is on the Decrease

The Wall Street Journal reports that since 2012 network TV political advertising has decreased. A top ad tracking agency, Kantar Media, predicts that for the year 2016 the total spend will be $2.8 billion. However, this isn’t the complete picture as cable and satellite outlets are not included in this figure. The spend for this…

The Sound Heard Around the World

The Nokia ringtone. Otherwise known as the most identifiable audio brand tune on planet Earth. How did it gain so much awareness? Audrey Arbeeny, founder of New York’s audio branding firm Audiobrain, states that she has never had anyone unable to identify the Nokia ringtone. At the peak of Nokia’s popularity in the ‘90s, the…

Why Radio Advertising is Still Relevant Today

You might think that radio is a technology of the past, but if you own a business then you should seriously consider advertising on radio.  Here are some of the top reasons why this is still an excellent marketing tactic: Radio stations need you: A radio station will work with you and not against you….

Investing In Radio Advertising with a Limited Budget

Radio advertising has the power to increase profits and raise brand awareness, but for small to mid-sized companies, it can be hard to compete with the bigger fish for time on the airwaves. However, for a smart business, there is some hope. J. T. Hroncich, managing director and principal of Capitol Media Solutions, says, “Negotiation…