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Radiogurupdx
Portland
Fresh Ideas for Reaching You in the Age of Digital
Interests: Sound Marketing, Audio Branding, Radio, Advertising, Digital Media, Mobile Media, Social Media, Sonic Signature, Creative Copy.
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In his typically candid style, Richard St. John reminds us that success is not a one-way street, but a constant journey. He uses the story of his business' rise and fall to illustrate a valuable lesson -- when we stop... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
According the U.S. Department of Commerce, the first quarter is red hot for bookstores, office supplies, florists, auto dealers, and real estate. It is also primetime right now to set the ground work for a great first quarter. Radio listeners... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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We all know that advertisers are looking for ROI, "Return On Investment," when they choose a media mix, but they should also consider the marketing mix and its ability to achieve Real Observable impact. Historically, the value of return is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
In a world on the go, studies have shown that the more time people spend with outdoor media, the more time they spend with Radio. Arbitron's in-car study along with its outdoor study show that outdoor media and Radio are... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
It takes guts to stand out, but worth it. In doing so you could start a movement. if you are the type that is standing alone, remember the importance of nurturing your followers. Because it is your followers that make... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
Kathleen, Explain? Radiogurupdx
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According to Diamonds.net, jewelry sales made a big comeback in 2011 and 2012. "Jewelry store sales in February 2012 rose 18.7 percent year on year to $2.69 billion, according to the government's calculations. For the first two months of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
We have all changed someone’s life -- usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other’s lives. (Filmed at TEDxToronto.) Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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In his Monday Morning Memo Newsletter titled, Radio of Tomorrow?, Roy Williams explains how successful Radio is reaching the masses. He writes: "Radio alarm clocks wake America in the morning and Radio remains our companion in the car. People who... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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Radio Today By the Numbers, Insights into the Many Ways Radio Reaches Americans, by Arbitron, is the latest data that reflects how the US makes Radio a part of its life. You can download the entire brochure here. In the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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Generation Facebook has aimlessly gathered the masses away from true interaction. Many people use Facebook as a marketing tool, collecting hundreds, if not thousands, of "friends," then steer friends to "like" their page. It's understandable that Facebook can be a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
Some of you are familiar with Roy Williams "The Wizard of Ads". Many more of you are probably even more familiar with Paul Harvey, the legendary American Radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks. In this interview Roy explains one... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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Let’s pretend I have a secret camera pointed at everyone that reads this. Raise your hand if you participate in any of the following, I'll calculate the results: How many of you use Twitter? How many of you have an... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
Arbitron released a study that shows "AM/FM radio delivers the largest reach during the time periods immediately prior to peak shopping hours, it continues to dominate the audio entertainment landscape, and out delivers web, social networking or mobile usage during... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
"The musicality of the human voice is the engine of everything we do." - Jad Abumrad In this video Radiolab's Jad Abumrad discusses the depth and complexity of the human voice and explains Radio's unique power as a storytelling medium. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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Radio Ink posted an article reminding us about the power of a good media mix, which is something advertisers tend to take for granted when it comes to Radio. In it, David Gifford writes on why advertisers must still use... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
As back-to-school and holidays are a crucial time of year for electronics sales, a new study released by The Media Audit reveals good news for computer retailers. Among adults surveyed, the percent of consumers who plan to purchase a new... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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In a new study by The Media Audit it shows that Dance Contemporary Hits Radio (CHR) listeners are the biggest consumers of CDs and digital music downloads. According to the study, 42.8% of the format's weekly listeners frequently purchase CDs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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In battle there is only one winner, but in business there can be many. The game of business is not about beating the competition it's about emerging as the most unique choice. The question is what do you do that's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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Too often, we make the mistake of thinking of business as a matter of pure rational calculation, something that in a few years computers will handle better than humans. One hears this in conference room and corridor: “What do the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
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Slate magazine recently ran their article, "Ding, Dong The Deal is Dead," in their earnings report section regarding Groupon's poor business model. It looks like Groupon was a causality of the internet's new shiny object syndrome. People thought that because... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2012 at RadioGuruPdx
Hey, what’s going on? I’m Tim Miles, founder and head custodian of the Imagination Advisory Group with this week’s Milestone For Small Business. Someone emailed us and asked what do you think is the best book for small business owners that’s been released so far in 2012? That’s a tough... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2012 at JustOneWins
Hey, what’s up? I’m Tim Miles with this week’s Milestone for Small Business. I got this question at a seminar recently. Can you explain what that statement about owning means? How do you own radio real estate? It’s a great question. Let me start with the first part of that.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at JustOneWins
Jonathan, Thanks for your insight. You are not alone.
Toggle Commented Aug 10, 2012 on Radio Still First For New Music at RadioGuruPdx
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