Where does Radio Fit in your Dallas Businesses’ Marketing Mix?


Live In StudioPeople of all ages listen to the radio. They may listen to pop music, sports, traffic and news on a conventional AM-FM radio or smart phone. Many Dallas-Fort Worth radio stations now offer online streaming as well.

Much of the radio listening is in the car during commuter hours. This is where people get updated traffic information and news.

Your Dallas marketing strategy should include a radio ad, especially if you are in retail. This is a great way to announce a sale, a new product or service. The right ad agency will find the right stations and time slots to reach your targeted audience.

Sports

Does your product or service appeal to sports fans? If the answer is yes, consider advertising on sports radio. Sports radio is a great way to reach a large and fairly targeted audience. You can position your business as a radio sponsor of a local sporting event like NBA basketball or NFL football. This is a good audience for bars, restaurants, and other retail businesses.

It may be advantageous for a local business to sponsor a neighborhood sports event broadcast in the community. This includes a high school football or baseball game broadcast on a local low-power FM radio station. The sponsorship will increase the awareness of your product or service in the community. This is a great way to show that your business is involved with residents of Plano or Weatherford.

News and Weather

Smart drivers who keep their eyes on the road might have a news, weather and traffic station programmed for their daily commute. This is the prime commuter time slot for radio and its advertisers. Many stations offer news, weather and sports on a hourly bases. Traffic and weather information are given several times during the hour. Your radio ad can sponsor weather and traffic once during the hour or throughout the entire prime commuter time news cycle.

Music

Country, rap, pop, jazz and classical are all at your fingertips. People wake up to music. People can wake up to your radio ad as well reminding them to shop your weekend sale.

A good quality 15 or 30 second radio spot ad will make your product or service name familiar to listeners. They may drive by your business and remember that they heard your name on the radio while heading into downtown on Central Expressway. Radio should play an important part in your Dallas marketing strategy. This medium, almost a century old, is a quick and easy way to reach your market.

Have questions about how radio can fit into your company’s marketing plan? Set up a time to talk.

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