Local Link

This page is for sharing the great ideas, campaigns, proposals, audio, commercials, sales tips and experiences of Connect member stations.

We know that out of our hundreds of member stations, thousands of proposals and campaigns, sales tips, ideas, commercials are being successfully run each week: here's where we'd like to hear about and share these stories and ideas with other stations, to work together to make the industry as strong as possible.

If you've run a campaign - for any kind of advertiser - that has worked, let us know.

If you've created a commercial that got a great response, let us know.

If you came up with a programing idea that sold locally and got results, let us know.

If you have a tip on managing sales teams, getting the best out of sellers or handling your sales manager - let us know.

The more we can share our ideas and resources, the better of we'll all be and the better prepared we'll be to survive and prosper through the next few quarters.

Submissions we receive will be posted up to this page. Users will also get a chance to leave comments as well. (For a full set of legal stuff about submitting your ideas / content, click here)

To submit any kind of content or idea, just click this link. Don't forget to:

a) include your name, your title and your station call-sign
b) include the script for any commercials you send us as a Word or text document if you have it.
c) include any information you think is relevant about your submission - who the client was, how you came by the idea, who was involved, what the results were; the more useful info the better.

Thanks,
The ARIA Team.


4 x Commercial Entries from Kamloops, BC

A J Lange, from Kamloops,, BC writes:

"My name is AJ Lange, creative writer for CHNL, CKRV, & CKJC. I've attached several spots to be submitted to the commercial of the month which are as follows: (there's a theme here).

1 x 30 - Kamloops Air Powered Equipment. A air tool and compresser repair shop. I wrote it initially as spec, the client loved it, so we aired it.
1 x 30 - Kids Room. A trendy kids clothing store. Again I wrote it as a spec, the client love it, so we aired it
1 x 30 - Squashworks. A squash fittness centre. I wrote this last year as a spec and as you guessed it the client love and air it.
1 x 30 - Papa Murphy's. A take and bake pizza shop. I recently worte this one. Surprise surpise a spec spot turned into the clieht jumping on board our station.

Anyways thanks for letting me join in. Hope to hear from ya soon. Cheerio!"

Just click here to play the Air Powered Equipment commercial.

Click here to download the Air Powered Equipment script.

Just click here to play the Kids Room commercial.

Click here to download the Kids Room script.

Just click here to play the Squash Works commercial.

Click here to download the Squash Works script.

Just click here to play the Papa Murphy's commercial.

Click here to download the Papa Murphy's script.

To post your favorite commercials, just send them as an mp3 attachment to this email address.