From deciding on the programming of your radio radio station to scheduling when your radio presenters will go live, it can sometimes be difficult to stay organized.
Fortunately, there are a number of tools out there to help you manage the organization of your radio station on all fronts.
Organize your team
This application allows you to manage and plan all of your tasks. You’re able to list anything you want, show/program ideas, new points to integrate into your planning and even a general shopping list for your radio studio.
The +: Share your lists with your radio presenters and assign them specific tasks.
Completely free, Google Docs allows you to create several types of documents such as tables, to manage your expenses, or slides, very useful when it comes to presenting your project to future investors for example. Like Wunderlist, you also have the possibility to share your documents with your radio presenters so that everyone can have access to the programming of your next live show.
Head over to Google Docs
When there are several people in a team, using a messaging platform to communicate easily together is essential. Depending on your preferences and habits, several solutions are available to you:
Skype if you want to easily carry out video calls with multiple participants.
Discord has the advantage of being quick to master. It allows you to carry out an audio conversation with several people. Simply create a server and send the link from your server to your contacts. It’s pretty efficient when it comes to getting organized quickly.
Communicate with your listeners
This is THE website when it comes to creating and sending your newsletter. Moreover, you can easily integrate Mailchimp with your Radio Website and keep your listeners informed with what’s happening on their favorite radio station. Send them an e-mail once a month, for example, to tell them what’s new and remind them to listen to you.
Head over to Mailchimp
Curious as to which tweet has worked the most? How many times has your profile been visited in the last month? There is so much important data when it comes to understanding when and how to post on Twitter. The website will also allow you to consult all of your tweets to see which one has had the most success. Convenient.
Head over to Twitter Analytics
Posting at regular intervals is important on social networks, Buffer allows you to schedule your posts in advance on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can enjoy a weekend away from the Internet and continue to be present on the social networks most used by your listeners.
Head over to Buffer
Sound-Fishing is essentially a huge sound library, with more than 10 000 files. From sound effects to jingles and even ambient music to add to your radio shows and programming. Despite needing to pay for some of these files, you can also find various free files of good quality.
Head over to Sound-Fishing
A big picture bank, Pexels, puts hundreds of royalty free photos at your disposal. Great if you’re looking for the right image for the cover photo of your Radio Page, for example. Choosing the right photo is an important element, a nice image always attracts more listeners and visitors to your Radio Website.
Head over to Pexels
Useful if you’re looking to create sound effects for your radio station. CCMixer is a website that contains thousands of royalty-free files made by musicians. You can search by genre or instrument. It’s the ideal for creating jingles which you can then later modify in terms of sound using Audacity.
Head over to CCMixer
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