Music Planet Radio listeners are passionate about music, and like public radio audiences, support businesses that provide original programming. Many tune in specifically for music and features not played on FM and to hear Cerphe’s unique interviews. Becoming a valued sponsored is a great way to reach new customers where they live—online!
Music Planet Radio understands that your business is unique and one size does not fit all. Since no business is exactly like yours we’ve designed multiple strategies to market your business. We offer a variety of feature content to our sponsors as well as the option to create customized content just for you.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide
The Music Planet Radio/Talk Planet Radio Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide (DSE Guide) is a comprehensive marketing campaign utilizing on-air, online and social media imaging designed to keep your brand top-of-mind with our Music Planet Radio and Talk Planet Radio audiences. Promotion on two networks means double exposure for your business for the price of one terrific marketing campaign!
Participation in the promotion is easy. First, choose your annual DSE Guide plan, provide us with a special offer or discount and we’ll promote it on our Talk Planet Radio and Music Planet Radio networks.
Popular offers are: 5%, 10% or 20% off, a free consultation, 50% off your first visit, Buy One Get One—really, the sky is the limit.
This package is our most popular because it’s easy, versatile, cost efficient and heavily promoted. A great way to start your advertising with Music Planet Radio.
Cerphe’s Progressive Show (CPS)
The Grand Daddy of all MPR shows, (CPS) is hosted of course by the one and only Cerphe. Airing four times daily (7am/pm & 10am/pm) Cerphe has transformed the best of FM radio days into the digital media era bringing you the perfect mix of world class rock showcasing top artists from yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Reaching a syndicated audience of 100,000+, Cerphe’s show is heard nationally and internationally. Garnering our largest audience, Cerphe’s Progressive Show offers maximum visibility for any type of sponsor. Learn more about Cerphe’s legendary career and artist interviews by visiting the Cerphe’s Progressive Show page here. Right now sponsors of Cerphe’s Progressive Show receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
Under The Radar With Todd Wright
Hosted by internationally acclaimed Todd Wright—a singer songwriter living in Leesburg, Virginia. Todd travels the world doing what he loves—writing music and singing. Along the way he’s met some amazingly talented musicians who really should be superstars. Operative word being “should.” His new show is called Under The Radar and for one hour each week, he brings you music that you might not hear anywhere else. He also sits down with fellow singer songwriters and talks about music. This show is a great sponsorship opportunity for anyone interested in the promotion of great music. Right now sponsors of Under The Radar receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
Sound Living With John Friedman
John Friedman, Sustainability Manager for WGL, writer for the Huffington Post and published author is an award-winning communications professional and recognized sustainability expert with more than 20 years of experience as both an external and internal sustainability leader. His on-air and on-line interviews with experts in the environmental arena explore fascinating topics at the forefront of our world today. Sound Living is a great sponsorship opportunity for businesses directly or indirectly related to sustainable living resources or any business owner who champions the cause. Right now sponsors of Sound Living receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
Your Home With Tim Burch
Hosted by former project manager for ABC—TV’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Tim Burch, Vice President of BOWA brings our audience valuable on-air home-improvement tips. From plumbing and air-conditioning to landscaping and roofing, Tim’s expertise covers the gamut. Whether you’re interested in new home construction, do-it-yourself projects, home upgrades or proactive home maintenance, Tim’s got answers and resources for you. This is a perfect marketing tool for any type of home contractor and service provider. Right now sponsors of Your Home receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
If you’re a true patron of music and the arts, Cinema Siren is right up your alley. Cinema Siren Leslie Combemale is a movie critic focused on diversity and women in film. She interviews actors, directors and production artists from around the world and brings you reviews on all the latest movies to guide enthusiasts through a sea of celluloid. Right now sponsors of Cinema Siren receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
Steve Houk freelance writer and front man for popular D.C. band Second Wind gets up close and personal with superstars, singer-songwriters, musicians and icons. The list of people he’s interviewed reads like a who’s who of some of the great musicians on the planet, people like Gregg Allman, Peter Frampton, Graham Nash, David Crosby, Buddy Guy, Bobby “Blue” Bland, John Mayall, Greg Lake, Don Felder, Richard Marx, Peter Wolf, Bruce Cockburn, Derek Trucks, JJ Grey, Luther Dickinson, Steve Hackett, Joan Armatrading, Yoko Ono, Mike Rutherford and many many others. If you’re a Midlife Rocker at heart this feature is for you! Right now sponsors of Midlife Rocker receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
Sean Murphy has been publishing fiction, reviews (of music, movie, book, food), and essays on the technology industry for almost twenty years. Among his many many professional credits he has appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and been quoted in USA Today, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Forbes and AdAge. His blog Murphy’s Law is dedicated to the love and appreciation of music by celebrating many of the amazing artists whose work has transformed culture and enhanced our lives. Comments and questions on Sean’s blogs are highly encouraged while Sean’s unique perspective and eloquent writing style provokes thinking and discussion far beyond his blogs. Right now sponsors of Cinema Siren receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
Headline or Co-sponsor a Themed Show
You can sign on as a headline or Co-sponsor of one of our very popular Themed Rock Shows already in our weekly line-up. Right now sponsors of Themed Rock Shows receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
An hour of acoustic, ambient, laid-back chill songs to help you relax and unwind after a busy day. Tune in to Cerphe each Wednesday night at 8pm to get your chill on!
Join host Tim, “Big Red”, Burch as he takes you on a fun-filled rock ride through hair bands, spandex, big earrings and the lipstick-wearing dudes of 80’s and 90’s rock.
Big Red’s Rock Show
Your Own Custom Feature Show
That’s right MPR will create a customized one hour weekly show just for you. Once we learn about your business, we’ll design a theme for your show. Through a careful selection of songs your show will feature fabulous music (relating to your show name and theme) and create a connection between the audience and your brand. Check out one of our current custom feature shows such as Visionaries sponsored by Eyetopia, Inc. Custom feature shows are an excellent form of content marketing and are effective for almost any type of business sponsor. Right now sponsors of Custom Feature Shows receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
This feature is a tribute to world-class singer songwriters and an interactive feature living on our website. Regularly promoted on-air, Cerphe invites listeners to send in their favorite song lyrics. If selected, listener-submited lyrics appear on the Daily Lyrics page with a write-up about the lyrics, song and artist with photos, video and the listener’s name and city. Right now sponsors of Daily Lyrics receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
Day of the Week
How about having your very own day on Music Planet Radio every single week? As a Day of the Week sponsor Cerphe will do an MPR custom produced spot about your business 19 times on that day and end the promo with a carefully selected song, which helps build your brand with the audience. Day of the Week sponsorship helps build your brand and create name recognition for any type of business. Right now Day of the Week sponsors receive the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
Your Own Podcast
If you’re an expert in your field, grow your business through a podcast series. You can share your knowledge and interview other experts in the field to attract new potential clients. Our podcast series package allows you to promote yourself on-air and on-line. This is also a great opportunity to for your business partners to sponsor your feature and receive promotion and visibility for themselves.
We’ll make the name of your business a household phrase by bringing our hourly station identification to the audience from you; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You’ll also receive full-blown on air promos as a sponsor of portions of show and features. This is a high volume and high visibility sponsorship to help you take your business to the next level. Right the sponsor of Studio Rights receives the Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Guide benefits for free!
Short Term Promos
Got an event coming up that you need to promote? You can buy one, two, three or four weeks of promotion for your event which includes hourly on-air promotion as well as daily social media postings through our channels and prime placement on our website. Extremely affordable, highly effective, requiring only 24 hours to turn around this is a quick and easy solution to give your event a last minute boost.
We welcome your questions, an opportunity to learn more about you and your business and discuss your options in detail. Don’t see exactly what you’re looking for? No worries. Contact us and we’ll work with you to find just the right fit!
Please contact Helen Kruger, General Manager at 202-498-7671 or email Helen at firstname.lastname@example.org