Top 10 Tips For TV Interview Success

Written by Joanne Mallon

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7. What to wear – avoid spots, stripes (including pinstripe shirts and suits) and small patterns – they makerepparttar camera go squiffy (‘strobing’ to be precise). Also avoid all black and white.

8. Ensure that everything about you is congruent withrepparttar 134952 message you are giving. If your message is sober, dress accordingly (leaverepparttar 134953 Homer Simpson tie at home).

9. Remember that virtually everyone who ever appeared on television (including famous people) felt nervous beforehand. Nerves just show you that you’re part ofrepparttar 134954 human race. Use your nerves to create energy.

10. Use your appearance to give yourepparttar 134955 most benefits. Tell your past, present and future clients all about it and if possible include a link to it on your website.

© Joanne Mallon 2005 – Extracted from The Beginner's Guide to TV Interviews – e-book available from

Joanne Mallon was a producer for all of the UK's leading TV channels including the BBC, ITV and GMTV. She has coached thousands of people through TV interviews, from novices to famous celebrities. She now helps women in the media achieve their potential and helps businesses attract publicity. For your free media marketing ezine visit or email

Home Floor Plan Designing for your future Home

Written by Robert Kempe

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I have worked 15 + years as an Industrial construction and Engineering manufacturing project manager and a part time home inspector. My experience in the construction industries has given me insight that many people find valuable.

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