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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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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RSC Classifieds, aka "Radio Stuff for Sale"

Have studio equipment or parts you'd like to sell or are looking to buy? Sales training courses? Other radio- or sales-related items? Here's your chance to connect with like-minded members. Please note: this section is for private party classifieds only, NOT business ads.

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Sonny Holcomb replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Friday Poll: What Are YOUR "Three Words to Live By"?'
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Randy Steel replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Friday Poll: What Are YOUR "Three Words to Live By"?'
"I Accept Responsibility"
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Tom Collins replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Friday Poll: What Are YOUR "Three Words to Live By"?'
"I will offer two: 1) ALWAYS BE CLOSING 2) PRACTIVE - DRILL - REHEARSE"
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Rick Godley replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Friday Poll: What Are YOUR "Three Words to Live By"?'
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Rick Godley replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Friday Poll: What Are YOUR "Three Words to Live By"?'
"Learned it in High School, stuck with me, the man who said it, on the last day of High School, said this,  If you can remember these 3 words you will go far...... 'Do It Now' I know it helped a lot.   (Did I obey 100%, of…"
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Christine Hillard replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Friday Poll: What Are YOUR "Three Words to Live By"?'
" Do it now!"
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sam njuguna replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Friday Poll: What Are YOUR "Three Words to Live By"?'
"“I'M FOR TRUTH"
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Friday Poll: What Are YOUR "Three Words to Live By"?

Happy Friday, everyone! This week’s question was inspired by a recent article by sales trainer Jim Meisenheimer, in which he referred to Steve Calechman, author of “Three Words to Live By,” who contends that many important pieces of advice can be delivered in just three words, e.g., “Write it down,” "Check the oil," and “Call your mom.”  Jim decided to adapt this form to sales advice and came up with a list of such gems as,…See More
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Investors Community Bank

I need some help brainstorming for a client a new and creative way to do marketing and advertising with them.My client, Investors Community Bank was Founded in 1997, Investors Community Bank has become one of the most successful bank startups in Wisconsin's history. Committed to offering customized financial solutions to Wisconsin's closely held businesses and agri-business, ICB meets the needs of Wisconsin's entrepreneurs throughout the state.Their mission is:  Creating financial solutions for…See More
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Veterans Day at USA

November 11, 2014 all day
Americans owe a profound debt of gratitude to our fellow citizens who have donned the uniform of our nation's armed services, whenever and wherever duty called, placing their lives on the line to preserve our liberty. This Veterans Day, team up with local businesses and community leaders to honor your local veterans. Click here to listen to a compelling :30-second salute to America's veterans.See More
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National 4-H Week at USA

October 5, 2014 to October 11, 2014
October 5-11 is National 4-H Week . . . the perfect opportunity for your station and advertisers to salute 4-H members in your area, recognizing their hard work and contributions to the community.Offer sponsorships to farm-related businesses, professionals (doctors, law firms, etc.) and other NTR advertisers, banks/credit unions/CPA's, grocery stores and supermarkets, youth-oriented businesses, any community-minded organization.…See More
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Rod Schwartz replied to Rod Schwartz's discussion 'A Word from Rod'
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Gregg Murray replied to Rod Schwartz's discussion 'A Word from Rod'
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