Are you a business owner or manager? Do you believe in the value of Christian radio? Would you like to be able to reach a large portion of the Christian market in the greater Emerald Coast? If so, we would be able to professionally produce a “Thank You” announcement for your monthly donation to be aired that would let the listeners know the Who, Where, When and Why of your business! Please make this a matter of prayer. For more information, you can call our offices at (850) 244.7667 or email us.
WPSM is a 501-(c)3 organization, and all contributions are Tax Deductible!
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I get Started?
Please read the questions below, then you may contact Terry Thorne at (850) 244-7667.
What is Business Support?
Business Support is financial support of the Ministry of WPSM through your business, church, or non-profit organization.
What will I receive in return for my support of WPSM?
All WPSM Business Partners receive “on air acknowledgments” in return for their support. The number of announcements is dependent on the level of contribution, and the length of the commitment. The benefits of business support are available for both non-profit organizations and commercial businesses. WPSM provides space and a link on our website and newsletter, in addition to radio air time.
This sounds a lot like advertising…is it?
No…and yes. Technically, Business Partner acknowledgments are not termed “advertising” but, they achieve similar, if not better, results for those who wish to use them to market a product or service. WPSM announcements are designed to provide listeners valuable information about your business or organization. No screaming salesmen…no heavy handedness…we don’t tell people what to do. We give listeners information that they use and act upon.
What’s the main difference between supporting WPSM as a non-profit radio station vs. a regular station?
The main wording of the announcements you receive as a result of your support. The FCC regulates what non-commercial radio stations can say about commercial businesses in their announcements. Over the last 25 years, we have become “experts” on how to write non-profit radio announcements that meet your marketing and ministry goals as well as ours. However, tax-exempt, 501 (c) (3), non-profit organizations have a different opportunity as it relates to supporting non-commercial radio…their announcements have little restriction and sound very much like what you might hear on a typical commercial radio station.
Will my WPSM Business Sponsor Announcements work?
Yes! Our listeners are smart, well informed people, who in most cases, don’t have time to sit through the same old sales pitches heard on other radio stations. They listen to WPSM specifically because we are different! WPSM offers Business Sponsors the opportunity to speak directly to the most loyal and dedicated groups of radio listeners in our area. And since we are a listener supported ministry, our listeners seek out opportunities to support the organizations and businesses that support WPSM as a means of supporting the station that they love.
How much does it cost to become a Business Partner?
We have Contribution Plans to fit any budget! Business Support of WPSM is a cost-effective way to market your products and services to a loyal group of radio listeners while supporting a ministry that focuses sharply on being a positive influence in the community.
*WPSM Reserves the right to refuse business support agreements to organizations that do not meet the same standards to which we hold ourselves accountable.