Ad Production

Capture Imagination

Radio relies on the listeners imagination.

Radio doesn't allow for the use of images, so the verbal message must do all the work.

A typical 30 second radio commercial will use approx 65 words. This will sometimes includes a 5 to 10 word slogan or jingle.


The 'Must Do's' of Radio

Tips on writing radio commercials:

  • Be clear and concise
  • Be specific and detailed
  • Make it believable
  • Make it memorable (make it stick)
  • Use strong narration (anecdotes and metaphors)
  • Avoid generalisations (must convince the consumer)
  • Use persuasive language to connect with the consumer