Why You Need to Go to Radiodays North America in 2024

June 13, 2023

I am very fortunate to have frequently traveled to Canada to collaborate with our outstanding clients and other Canadian audio entertainment industry colleagues. For more than a decade, a highlight for me was attending Canadian Music Week and specifically the RadioActive conference that was held in association with CMW each spring. I always loved that … Continue reading Why You Need to Go to Radiodays North America in 2024 »

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Why Your Radio Station or Streaming Channel Must Evolve with Music Tastes

May 23, 2023

One of the most challenging tasks facing the program director of a radio station or streaming channel is determining when the tastes of the target audience are shifting. While there is no easy or singular solution, it helps to understand how tastes evolve. When considering music tastes, let’s look at it from the standpoint of … Continue reading Why Your Radio Station or Streaming Channel Must Evolve with Music Tastes »

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Renting an Electric Vehicle From Hertz: Three Lessons About Marketing Changes to Your Brand

May 16, 2023

Introducing something new to your audience can be exciting. New features and components can invigorate and grow your brand and activate your target consumer. How you introduce something new, however, is paramount to its potential success. In 2021, Hertz announced it would purchase 100,000 Tesla Model 3s for its fleet in an attempt to become … Continue reading Renting an Electric Vehicle From Hertz: Three Lessons About Marketing Changes to Your Brand »

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The Strategic Reason Why Bed Bath & Beyond Struggled and Failed

May 2, 2023
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In the Coleman Insights presentation “The Urgency of Branding” that Jay Nachlis and I first shared at Morning Show Boot Camp in Chicago last year, one of my favorite points highlights this image on a slide: The classic Bed Bath & Beyond 20% off coupon. We think it demonstrates a classic marketing blunder, putting all … Continue reading The Strategic Reason Why Bed Bath & Beyond Struggled and Failed »

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The Extraordinary Podcasting Opportunity: A Conversation with Hetal Patel

April 25, 2023

Hetal Patel is the Executive Vice President of SmartAudio Intelligence at iHeartMedia. In a conversation for this week’s Tuesdays With Coleman blog, we discussed her recent talk at the Audio Intelligence Summit, “Podcasting Trends & Mythbusters: What to look forward to in 2023.” That turned into a wide-ranging discussion on generational differences and habits in … Continue reading The Extraordinary Podcasting Opportunity: A Conversation with Hetal Patel »

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Three Reasons You Don’t Win the Variety Image by How Many Songs You Play

April 18, 2023

On the surface, the premise makes sense. To give listeners the most variety, you need to play more songs, right? Wrong. To understand why, let’s explore three factors to consider in image building. If all three are not executed properly, winning the image will be that much more challenging. For this example, we’ll use variety … Continue reading Three Reasons You Don’t Win the Variety Image by How Many Songs You Play »

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