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Be Heard: The #1 Job Of Every Commercial On Philadelphia Radio

Jan 10, 2020 8:19:37 AM / by Larry Julius

The number one job of a radio commercial is  not  to sell products for the sponsoring Delaware Valley small business owner. 

The number one job is not to build store traffic or to create top of mind of awareness.

The number one job of a radio commercial is not to build brand or deliver ROI.

The number one job of every commercial on Philadelphia radio is to be heard. Period. When a commercial is heard, then all the rest will follow. But being heard is not easy.

At the exact second a radio commercial begins, 11,000,000 other pieces of information are all wrestling for the listener's attention.  Sadly, a consumer's brain is only capable of dealing with about 50 bits of that information at a time.

If you are a local business owner who would like to secure a larger share of the $100-billion Delaware Valley consumers will spend this year, then what you say first in your radio commercial is crucial to winning the battle for a consumer's ear.

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Mark Twain Has Advertising Advice For Delaware Valley Business Owners

Aug 29, 2019 7:23:00 AM / by Larry Julius

Mark Twain has some script writing advice for Delaware Valley small business owners who depend on radio advertising to market their goods and services.

"The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter - 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning," advises Mr. Twain.

In other words, fill your commercials with lightning, not bugs!

Currently, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, there are 171,476 words in the English language. A handful of these words, small business owners can't use in their commercials on Philadelphia radio. The Supreme Court of the United States says so.

Of all the words that can be used in broadcast advertising, however, there is one word that should be shunned: 'get' and all of its nasty derivative forms including 'got' and 'gotten'.  Here's why.

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Pro Tips: Creating Memorable Commercials on Philadelphia Radio

Jul 30, 2019 10:06:26 AM / by Larry Julius

The ten most memorable brands in America have something in common. They each advertise on Philadelphia radio stations.

According to the YouGov Brand Index, the brands whose commercials generate the highest awareness are Geico, McDonald's, Verizon, AT&T, Walmart, Subway, Direct TV, T-Mobile, Progressive, and Walgreen’s.

If you were one of the 3,830,493 Delaware Valley consumers who tuned into a local radio station last week, then chances are you heard the ads for these brands. All ten are among the biggest users of radio advertising.

Here's is professional advice business owners can use to create a memorable brand for their own companies using Philadelphia radio stations.

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