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by successfulhost
Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: News/Talk/Sports
Topic: hey Chris Plante...and Westwood One by extension
Replies: 1
Views: 7300

Re: hey Chris Plante...and Westwood One by extension

It was a politically motivated shooting, targeting politicians. The fact that the shooter was on your side of the fence is absolutely relevant.

Failure to see that is likely one of the reasons you can't get a job in this business.
by successfulhost
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: What do you do after radio?
Replies: 12
Views: 5967

Re: What do you do after radio?

I had a trade before I got into radio. One that paid better. So between gigs, I go back to that. Doing radio is a lot less stressful when you don't HAVE to do it. Then when that PD tells you "good news, you're getting a $100 a month" raise and your check doesn't even cover rent anymore, you can tell...
by successfulhost
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: Boycott Madonna Over Remarks?
Replies: 28
Views: 11867

Re: Boycott Madonna Over Remarks?

countryboy wrote:
We have that same problem with the President.
No we do not. The bad behavior is one sided, and it ain't his side.
by successfulhost
Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: News/Talk/Sports
Topic: Yeah, tell me again how great we're doing...
Replies: 5
Views: 10039

Re: Yeah, tell me again how great we're doing...

I kid you not...I saw an ad for a California radio talk host position (NOT in All Access) that actually said, (direct quotes) "must be a Conservative...Talk radio experience preferred but not required.." They no longer even bother to pretend that quality has anything to do with it. You don't have t...
by successfulhost
Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: COMPUTER GIVEAWAY IDEAS
Replies: 2
Views: 2887

Re: COMPUTER GIVEAWAY IDEAS

Each time they share something of yours on social media, that's an entry into the drawing? Requires no effort and gives you exposure.
by successfulhost
Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: Boycott Madonna Over Remarks?
Replies: 28
Views: 11867

Re: Boycott Madonna Over Remarks?

I wouldn't use the word "boycott", but I might pull Madonna for a little bit just because my listeners might not want to hear someone so vile for a while.
by successfulhost
Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Rock
Topic: The New "Direct Rock" Radio Format
Replies: 13
Views: 14555

Re: The New "Direct Rock" Radio Format

countryboy wrote:Consider that some of the bands on that list have 3000 Facebook likes. Fall Out Boy has 7 million Facebook likes. That's a good place to start.
I have 4 times that many followers on Twitter and I'm nobody.
by successfulhost
Sun Jan 03, 2016 3:17 pm
Forum: Rock
Topic: The New "Direct Rock" Radio Format
Replies: 13
Views: 14555

Re: The New "Direct Rock" Radio Format

revevilunion51 wrote:But all these bands have big fan bases on Facebook, if not, what bands have they heard of and give me their names.
Much to the chagrin of some consultant types, radio is not Facebook.
by successfulhost
Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Rock
Topic: The New "Direct Rock" Radio Format
Replies: 13
Views: 14555

Re: The New "Direct Rock" Radio Format

99% of people haven't heard of a single band on that list.
by successfulhost
Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: Nobody apply for this
Replies: 4
Views: 5949

Re: Nobody apply for this

Half of the jobs posted here are "internet radio" for "experience only". What else is new?