Radio on Main Street Podcast Featuring John Ellis of Ellis & Associates

One year ago, at CES in Las Vegas, RAB President & CEO Erica Farber sat down with John Ellis of Ellis & Associates, to discuss one of Radio’s most important business categories – automotive.  John is an author and futurist and is an expert in big data and how it will change business models.

Reconnecting at this year’s CES, they sat down once again to pick up on the conversation about the continued relationship between broadcast and the automotive industry.

Radio Drives Fine Jewelry
Retailer Search

Author: Annette Malave, SVP/Insights, RAB

Diamonds. Pearls. Rings.  Considered fine jewelry, these are all items that are purchased or gifted by many regardless of age group – yes, even watches.  According to Scarborough data, 93% of adults 18+ purchased fine jewelry in the past year.

Like other industries, the jewelry industry is experiencing changes in how consumers shop for fine jewelry.  Technology allows consumers to self-educate and research via various platforms and technologies.  While national jewelry retailers are an important source for fine jewelry purchases, local stores and department stores are tied as the second most-used locations, according to National Jeweler.

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Radio on Main Street Podcast Featuring Richard Oatman, President of First Person Advertising in Kansas City

In this edition, Erica Farber, President and CEO of the RAB speaks with Richard Oatman, President of First Person Advertising based in Kansas City. With a strong background in radio sales, Richard has taken that experience and put it to work on behalf of small business owners. His clients must monetize their ad investments and they hold him accountable at all times.

His message for the New Year: “Every person in radio station management needs to focus on the number one reason for showing up to work every day – it is the client – and everything they do has to revolve around that.”

Resolutions and Reflections

Authors: Tammy Greenberg, SVP/Business Development, RAB & Annette Malave, SVP/Insights, RAB

Happy New Year!  It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by.   Right now all of us are working toward our resolutions for 2019 — both personal and professional — as well as remembering the numerous highlights of 2018.

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Radio on Main Street Podcast Featuring Radio Strategies for 2019 From Industry Leaders Across the Country

In this episode of Radio on Main Street, Erica Farber, President and CEO of the Radio Advertising Bureau, sat down with some of radio’s leaders, who represent markets and companies both large, medium and small, to talk about their strategies for driving revenue growth in 2019. They talk about their plans to optimize marketing initiatives and explore new sales channels and tie it all together with real-time customer support that builds lasting customer relationships.

We hope you enjoy this special edition and even pick up some thoughts and ideas you can implement within your own companies and radio stations.