Radio Sales Café

Networking for radio sales professionals from Grace Broadcast Sales.

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Welcome to Radio Sales Café!

An overview of Radio Sales Café: tips for navigating the site, answers to FAQ's, and policies for posting content. Please read this first!

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New to Radio Sales?

Just getting started in Radio sales and wondering where to begin? This section of the RSC forum is for you. Ask any questions you like, and get great answers from our radio sales veterans. You'll find lots of helpful information here!

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The Round Table: Brainstorming & Problem-solving

Have a question about sales and advertising? Dealing with a difficult client? Need some input on an ad campaign? Looking for ideas for a promotion? Post your questions -- and your answers to others' questions -- here!

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Friday Polls

Every Friday we send a poll question to RSC members; please share your answers -- to the current week's question and any of the previous weeks' questions -- in this forum. And if you have requests for poll questions, please let us know!

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"Spot Check" - Commercial Review

If you've written and/or produced radio spots for which you'd like to get candid feedback from RSC members, you may post them here, using the "Add a Discussion" link. This is a place where honest feedback can be solicited, given and received with a shared commitment to being objective and truly helpful. NOTE: Use the upload function for audio only; if you're submitting a script for review, please paste the text into the body of your message. Makes it easier for members to read and comment inline. Thanks!

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Copywriting Tips, Commercial Examples

Articles for ad writers by ad writers, commercials for illustration and inspiration.

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Killer Promotions & Ad Campaigns

If you or someone at your station has created a successful ad campaign, sold a tough client, or put together a brilliant promotion, we'd love to hear about it - post here!

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Sales & Marketing Resources

Tell us about your favorite sales and marketing resources -- books, magazines, newsletters, websites, sales consultants, etc. Where do YOU go for ideas and advice? If you come across a good sales article, please post the link here.

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RSC Sales & Advertising Library

Welcome to RSC's archive of audio recordings and book recommendations designed to add to your knowledge and sharpen your skills.

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Radio Sales Employment Opportunities

What opportunities are available in your market for radio advertising sales professionals? What about sales-support positions, copywriters, etc? If you're offering or seeking employment in radio sales, post here!

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Latest Activity

Tearle Lamar Byers is now a member of Radio Sales Café
6 hours ago
Owen Godenzi liked Chris Rolando's discussion Got a recruitment idea and it seems to be working
14 hours ago
Owen Godenzi replied to Jennifer Gosling's discussion 'AUTO DEALER'
"Jen,  I know this is a late inclusion to the question you raised way back in Feb but I have just implemented a great campaign in my local area for a small family owned dealership. It's a "pay it forward" type campaign. The…"
14 hours ago
Owen Godenzi replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Main Street businesses relying solely on Facebook for advertising - what to tell them?'
"No worries Douglas, I will get it to you soon. Cheers"
15 hours ago
Owen Godenzi replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Main Street businesses relying solely on Facebook for advertising - what to tell them?'
"Sure Jack, I will email it through to you next week. Currently out of the office. Cheers"
15 hours ago
Owen Godenzi replied to Owen Godenzi's discussion 'Station Apps'
"As I replied to the comment above yours. I was more asking if anyone knew of any good radio stations apps currently in the market? I would like to see what type of things that these apps offer and if it would be a viable option for me to consider…"
15 hours ago
Owen Godenzi replied to Owen Godenzi's discussion 'Station Apps'
"I was more asking if anyone knew of any good radio stations apps currently in the market? I would like to see what type of things that these apps offer and if it would be a viable option for me to consider one. Thanks for the reply though. "
15 hours ago
Douglas D. Kirkham replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Main Street businesses relying solely on Facebook for advertising - what to tell them?'
"I would also love to see that presentation! please send it to me at dougk@x97rocks.com. Thank you! "
20 hours ago
Douglas D. Kirkham replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Main Street businesses relying solely on Facebook for advertising - what to tell them?'
"Many of the people that use your main streets products and services also work in factories, offices, and shops that do not allow them to use facebook during their 8 to 12 hour work day. They DO however, allow thier employees to listen to the radio!…"
20 hours ago
Larry Arredondo replied to Owen Godenzi's discussion 'Station Apps'
"Are there specific objectives you hope to by using an app? What do you want the app to do? What would you like listeners to do within the app? Do you want advertisers to be able to use the app to interact with listeners as well? I work with a…"
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DBurns@pmghawaii.com posted a discussion

Listener Equity

Greetings  Alljust wanted to see if you'd share your positioning on the clients that tell us that they are stopping their advertising campaign with us because it was successful and they have increased their business and no not need to advertise any more.Thanks in advance for your assistanceSee More
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Vinnie Combow replied to Stacey Schaller's discussion 'How excited would you be if your DJ's could give away a...'
"Love to hear what the ideas are...... Vinnie Tri City Radio ckpmfm987@gmail.com"
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Rebecca Schwartz posted discussions
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Jack Walker replied to Austin Graves's discussion 'Positive Direction'
"You need some help. There is no way you can keep this up w/out several plates eventually hitting the ground and you will burn out. What are you really good at? What do you enjoy doing most? If, for example, someone to do sales full-time who was…"
yesterday
Jack Walker replied to Gerrit Koekemoer's discussion 'Sales Reps and Multiple Stations'
"Almost exactly my answer. Disagree with lowering the commission on the more popular station. This really demoralizes sellers. Agree with raising the commission on the slower selling stations but only for six months."
yesterday
Vinnie Combow replied to Austin Graves's discussion 'Positive Direction'
"Hi Austin , with you doing everything you need some outside help.To solve on air duties,you might want to give "voice tracking " a shot, there is a company (very affordable) that can do this for you and still have your station sound…"
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