What Not To Wear When Doing A TV Interview

Written by Joanne Mallon


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∑ Above all, ensure that however you look is congruent with how you want to come across Ė if your message is sober and serious, dress appropriately. Likewise, if your message is fun and frivolous you can probably leaverepparttar navy suit at home. Some TV professionals reckon that wearing pastel colours can make you look younger, but you may not necessarily want to look younger, especially if youíre appearing in an expert role.

Itís worthwhile bearing these guidelines in mind any time you meet a member ofrepparttar 134887 media, even if itís non-visual interview such as radio or print. How you look will still have an impact on how you are perceived, so make sure you giverepparttar 134888 impression you intend to on all levels.

And in case you were wondering, it is true that television can make you look as if youíre a few pounds heavier than you are in real life. Itís all to do withrepparttar 134889 fact that a TV picture is made up of a series of horizontal lines, and other technical reasons I wonít bore you with.

Suffice to say, when you meet people who regularly appear on TV, they often look much smaller and slimmer than you might expect Ė this is because many TV presenters (especially female ones) decide to keep as skinny as possible in order to look regular size onrepparttar 134890 box.

Now, how you regard this is up to you. Iím not telling you this so you can all rush out and join Weight Watchers. Itís just something else aboutrepparttar 134891 process to be aware of and take into consideration. You donít have to look a particular way or be a particular weight to appear on TV, but it will help your over-all performance if you are happy in your own skin, whatever size that may be.

Joanne Mallon 2005

This is an extract from The Beginner's Guide to TV Interviews,repparttar 134892 ebook available from www.MediaLifeCoach.com

For more information visitrepparttar 134893 website or contact joanne@medialifecoach.com



Joanne Mallon is a former 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 small businesses attract publicity. For your free media marketing ezine visit Joanne at www.MediaLifeCoach.com or email Joanne@medialifecoach.com


Ask Mr. D - Offline Advertising

Written by Bill Daugherty


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They use a word processing program to make up handbills promoting their web business and distribute them byrepparttar thousands. The only cost isrepparttar 124509 paper and toner for their copy machine.

The distribution cost is their time and they enjoy getting outdoors a few hours each week, besides it is great exercise.

They takerepparttar 124510 handbill door-to-door and place them underrepparttar 124511 windshield wipers of autos at various malls.

Give this a try, but be sure to checkrepparttar 124512 laws in your area about such activity.

Good luck and let me know how it works for you. I will share your experience with my readers.



Bill Daugherty. Do you have an advertising or marketing question you'd like to see published in this column? Send it to mailto:MrD@epm.zzn.com. You can visit Mr. D's website at: http://www.freeadsgalore.com


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