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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Ishaan Ratnam is now a member of Radio Sales Café
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Dave Warawa - PROSALESGUY posted a discussion

Want To Increase Your Sales? Start With These Three Personal Goals

A group discussion on the best sales training techniques in Vancouver recently provided the insight for this week’s PROSALESGUY BLOG.  While we discussed many client focused elements like probing for needs analysis and customer engagement, the conversation eventually came down to these three prerequisites. Start HereAs a group, we…See More
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Rod Schwartz replied to Rebecca Schwartz's discussion 'Music/Instrument Stores'
"Here are three from a local music store client's ongoing branding campaign."
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Rebecca Schwartz liked Stephen Pead's discussion 26 Great Subjects for Sales Meetings
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Dave Warawa - PROSALESGUY replied to Stephen Pead's discussion '26 Great Subjects for Sales Meetings'
"Excellent article, Stephen!  Your sales meeting is an opportunity for dialogue, learning and consensus.  Too many Sales Managers have their own agenda for the meeting. If you have the attitude that the sales meeting is the property of the…"
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Stephen Pead posted a discussion

26 Great Subjects for Sales Meetings

Recently I wrote an article on sales meetings that generated a lot of interest “Eleven Ways to Make Sales Meetings More Effective”.Based on the feedback and comments it seems that at regular meetings all over the country, too many sales managers still do all the talking and the sales team still do all the listening or in some cases just sitting there being bored and disengaged - resulting in a lose-lose outcome; a team of grumpy demotivated sales people!!Group DiscussionIn conducting sales…See More
Monday
Chris Hart is now a member of Radio Sales Café
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Rebecca Schwartz liked Calvin Robinso's discussion Radio Sales and Promotions Dept Dynamic
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Calvin Robinso replied to Kathie Easton's discussion 'Telemarketing'
"Rod, did you ever find the link to Doug Grey's recorded interview? I'd love to hear it."
Saturday
Calvin Robinso posted a discussion

Radio Sales and Promotions Dept Dynamic

Recently our radio network has been wrestling with the best way to structure the radio sales and promotions dept. sides of our functions. Historically these two entities have been inextricably linked, but often find themselves with agendas that either oppose one another, or where they get in one another’s way. Do you happen to have a policy as to how these two entities manage to co-exist with little to no tension? What has been your experience with balancing these two functions. I am…See More
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Fair Time! at USA

June 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014
One of the highlights of summer, county fairs involve the whole community.  Livestock shows, carnival rides, flower and vegetable exhibits, rodeos, cotton candy -- the attractions appeal to everyone!Offer ad packages to clients who will be showcasing their businesses at the fair and to farm/ranch suppliers whose customers will be showing their livestock.Check out these fun It's Fair Time! spots.See More
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