Radio, TV & Cinema Marketing
Radio, television and cinema adverts can deliver massive audiences to the advertiser. What's more, these are sophisticated media, offering unique creative opportunities to build atmosphere, convey emotion and fully engage the viewer or listener.
With frequent airing of a radio commercial and listeners tuning in for hours at a time, it is possible to build a strong presence on the radio. The human voice is a powerful selling tool, conveying emotion and authority.
Promotions and offers work well because radio drives response. In fact, many listeners are also online and radio can be a great way to get people to go to your website.
Production of radio ads is relatively low-cost and fast. The script should be catchy and memorable, there should be a clear call to action and a good tag line or jingle. Air time can usually be bought in cost-effective packages and most radio stations offer all-in deals, which include production of the radio advertisement.
Local advertisers love radio. It reaches the right people, in the right numbers at the right time. Car dealerships, for instance, can advertise during the rush hour and retailers can promote special offers in the run-up to the weekend.
Listeners just don't change radio stations in the same way that viewers flick through channels on the TV. This makes commercial radio an ideal medium for small businesses to reach out to new customers. Local radio stations are often an important part of the community and businesses that advertise on air can benefit from that connection. Moreover, listeners are loyal and often see their favourite station as a kind of friend. That warm feeling can extend to the regular sponsors and advertisers.
More than 80% of the population watch TV every day. With the proliferation of channels, advertisers need sophisticated data on viewer habits and audience profiles to ensure their TV commercials are reaching the right people at the right time.
Television advertising is not the obvious choice for most small firms. However, if you want to engage and inspire your local market with a TV commercial, local television stations do offer low-budget advertising packages for small businesses.
Ads are usually transmitted outside peak time. Cable, for example, offers regional advertising spots on National programs, and it can help with production.
If you want to be seen on the big screen by high-spending young people and families in your area, you can book time locally and link your cinema commercial to certain categories of film or even specific movies.
The distinct advantage of cinema advertising is that your audience is captive, local and totally focused on the screen. A local ad on the big screen will be watched and absorbed by the audience without distraction.