Consistency in Your Station Branding is Important

With so many channels available for brand promotion, like social media, TV, podcasting, etc, it can be easy for stations to lose consistency in their messaging and design, especially if different people are updating these channels.  This makes it confusing for potential (and even... Read More.

Where to Find Free Vector Artwork for Your Radio Station

It's often more difficult to find just the right (free/or cheap) photo image to match your radio station promotion or news article.  And, going out and shooting something yourself might not be an option.  An alternative is creating something yourself from scratch.  You can... Read More.

Create Compelling Client Banner Ads for your Station Website

Despite diverging opinions surrounding banner ads, they are still are a popular form of advertising. Some are very good and some are absolutely horrible. Some instantly make you want to click but most are simply annoying. Bad positioning, amateur ad design and too much... Read More.

Banner Ads As Content

Banner ads are evil. Well, that's what many people think. They have become such a bad thing nowadays that there are dozens of banner ad blocking mechanisms to choose from. The internet has evolved into something completely different than when it started. It used to... Read More.

Perils of Importing News Content

Importing news content on a radio station website looks good to viewers, but it can provide a reason for the visitor to leave your site and your advertisers. There no doubt that these days content is king.  As you look around the world at some... Read More.

How to Market Your Radio Station Website Launch

Similar to a station launch or format change, for a new radio station website launch or re-design, the first thing you want to do is show it off to listeners and clients.  To really get the most traction out of a new site, you need... Read More.

Optimizing Images for Fast Load Times

It's essential that your station website loads quickly.  If not, the listener will be gone before the page loads.  Why?  For one, people are typically impatient, and they won't wait more than a few seconds for your page to load. Also, search engines take... Read More.

It’s Not Too Late to Start Using Memes

I’m sure many of you are well aware that memes are super popular on the internet.  There are countless new memes popping up everyday and it’s hard to keep track.  For those of us who don’t know what a “meme” is, here’s a quick... Read More.

14 Free Stock Photo Websites

One of the most difficult things in writing articles for your station website can be finding the right image to accompany your story.  Pulling an image from Google's Image search is asking for big (legal) trouble.  There are many websites that have "royalty-free" images,... Read More.

10 Reasons Why People Leave Your Site

Do you know the reasons why visitors will leave your site early?  Having a listener spend time on your website and wanting to return is exactly what you want your site to do.  If they are leaving before even moving from the homepage then... Read More.

Increasing Your Station’s Visibility on Facebook

The last few months have brought several big changes to Facebook, including the rise of videos in news feeds as well as Facebook’s recent crackdown on promotional posts.  If you have one in place, by now we hope you have re-evaluated and updated your... Read More.