4 Top Ideas for Roof Advertisers

by Julie Foley Second Street

Rescue My Roof Photo Contest

WHAM-TV | Rochester, NY

This photo contest from WHAM-TV drove leads for advertiser Trinity Home Renovations, a local residential contractor. They gave away a prize of $10,000 towards a brand new roof. The contest received 44 entries and 2,700 votes from over 1,000 participants. The winner received 40% vote and turned into a great follow up story for the station. This campaign brought in $1,500 in revenue for the station and was chosen as one of the Best Advertiser Campaigns of 2018!

WHAM Rescue My Roof Photo Contest

Raise the Roof Sweepstakes

KNDE-FM | College Station, TX

KNDE-FM ran a sweepstakes for a chance to win $5,000 towards a new roof from the sponsor, Aggieland Roofing. Over 250 homeowners entered, 206 opted-in for KNDE emails, and 173 opted-in for sponsor emails. The sponsor also gained valuable information through lead-generation questions, which identified 44 homeowners who wanted to be contacted directly for a roof inspection.

KNDE Raise the Roof Sweeps

Should I Repair or Replace My Roof? Quiz

KMIT-FM | Mitchell, SD

KMIT ran this turnkey personality quiz with local roofing and siding business to help their audience decide between replacing or repairing their roof. 250 people took the quiz and three users won a Visa gift card from the sponsor. The promotion also included a lead-generating question asking users if they “plan on replacing or repairing your roof, gutters or siding in the next year” which helped identify 32 leads.

Roof Quiz

Gutter Protection Sweepstakes

Peoria Journal Star | Peoria, IL

The Peoria Journal Star partnered with a local gutter protection company to give away a gutter protection package to one lucky sweepstakes winner. This sweepstakes collected 930 entries and 162 opt-ins for the advertiser. Also, utilizing lead-generation questions, the advertiser identified 93 leads interested in getting a free estimate.

PJS gutter sweeps

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