TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to a million brains.
– Peggy Noonan
We all know that It’s 21st century and the world is rising in advancement of technology but millions of us still adore and prefer radio. Radio is often referred achieve ‘theater of the mind’, due to its ability to create highly evocative images and stories in the mind of the listener. From its birth early in the 20th century, broadcast radio astonished and delighted the public by providing news and entertainment with an immediacy never before thought possible, but about 1945 the appearance of television began to transform radio’s content and role.
But again, the radio has grown to be a significant broadcasting platform in today’s society because of its pros, as we say ‘radio is still the king of the road’, most travelers prefer keeping their minds preoccupied, especially when caught in a traffic jam, or they are on a long, tiresome journey, Radio is a media you can take with you wherever you go, with the innovation of radio applications it is accessible in your phone, TV, Tablet etc. and the people who don’t have access to TV and other resource are able to get along with the news and entertainment through radio.
A new concept emerged on this medium i.e Radio Advertising which gave it a huge popularity.
What is Radio Advertising?
Addressing radio advertising may seem a bit silly in the 21st century where everyone has a great knowledge, but it’s a valid question because radio advertising is no longer limited to traditional broadcast technology. As we see in the television business where commercials appear in shows, the same way some marketers are paying for the same service on the radio as well.
Radio Advertising is another way of promoting your services or products by buying commercials segments on the radio broadcast, and these segments are known as spots in the radio industry.
We can say that marketers pay commercial radio stations for time on the air.
TV commercials appear during shows, likewise on Radio the broadcast of an advertiser’s message tuned in to the station.
In the Radio advertising, the ads are actively allowing repetition through the show, because of which the brand can achieve high rate popularity.
Radio Advertising is such a great way to build your brand awareness through continuity of ads as the ad spots sponsoring the segments will mostly appear at the beginning and end of the show. Furthermore, they appear in between commercial breaks.
It really helps to Enhance the reach to more listeners who tune out or tend to switch stations during commercial breaks.
Sometimes it seems like “The future of radio advertising seems stern, especially in a fast-paced advertising world. Although there has been a significant shift from analog to digital, but if we take a look, radio advertising still has a lot of advantages which makes it still in this advertising field.
In the end, I must say Radio advertising is a fantastic way to boost your business. It delivers a simple yet powerful message to consumers interested in your service or product.