How to Get On Talk Radio and Reach Thousands for FREE!

Written by Kevin Nunley

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If your topic relates to something already inrepparttar news, hooray for you! Pass GO and collect $200. The media LOVE to find a local expert who can give a local angle on a national news headline. Make sure you point out your connection withrepparttar 124474 news when you callrepparttar 124475 station.

What should you worry about when you go onrepparttar 124476 air? Joe Shafran, who has helped thousands of people get on talk shows, says to go torepparttar 124477 bathroom and get a drink of water. Other than that, don't worry. Talk show hosts are nice professionals who will help walk you through your visit. Relax and speak clearly... and don't forget to mention your phone number and web site atrepparttar 124478 end.

After your appearance is over, go home or back to your office and write a thank you note torepparttar 124479 host. Not many people do this and radio folks really appreciate it. A handwritten thank you goes miles toward getting you asked back again and again.

Now that you've masteredrepparttar 124480 local scene, go nationwide! You can find radio stations by searching media for various cities. Also go torepparttar 124481 Radio and Records web site at R&R isrepparttar 124482 main trade publication forrepparttar 124483 radio industry. You can find more links to radio station web sites there.

Call and email stations to set up your appearance. You can do interviews by telephone. Callrepparttar 124484 day before your appearance to remindrepparttar 124485 host or producer. It's also a good idea to call about 15 minutes before your appearance to make sure everything is set. Radio moves very quickly, so it's a good idea to follow up several times to make sure you haven't been forgotten or moved.

Without good, interesting guests, talk radio shuts down. They NEED you. Also consider music morning shows that do a lot of talking. DJs often welcome outrageous or funny guests.

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How to Ride Your Way to Media Limelight

Written by Michael Low

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Traffic and business poured in. I wouldn't be surprised if investors started knocking on their doors - wanting to own a piece of this innovative company.

What can we learn here?

Paperless POBox was able to ride onrepparttar bio-terrorism and security buzz that catapulted their company into media limelight.

Quoting their original press release, founder David Nale "createdrepparttar 124473 service for frequent fliers to receive their mail anytime, anywhere and eliminate paper clutter."

By riding onrepparttar 124474 media buzz, they captured huge media attention and gained an additional market for their service - people who were concerned about snail mail safety.

Most of us followrepparttar 124475 news regularly to keep ourselves updated. Why not go an extra step and ask yourself: "What does that mean for my business?"

You can apply this technique to industry buzz as well. As you update yourself with industry-specific news, keep an eye out for buzz that your business can ride on.

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