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3 Tips for Successful Radio Interviews

Posted on Oct 12 by

I’ve had periods of high intensity promotion surrounding a book’s release where I’ve participated in a couple radio interviews a week. Radio is a format I really enjoy. Think about it, no one can see if I’ve got make-up on and I don’t have to go anywhere. They can’t see how messy and jumbled my desk is. Radio also keeps my complicated life a wee bit simpler. #Radio interviews stressful? @Cara_putman offers 3 tips to make easier. #mediatraining Click To Tweet Unfortunately, I know it’s a format that stresses many people. Whether or not you’re an author, you may find yourself in need of an interview. Here are some tips to help you succeed in this format. 1) Think in sound bites. Radio interviews can be anywhere from five minutes to an hour. Whatever the length of time, if you keep your answers short (think a minute or less), the host and audience will enjoy the discussion more if it’s not one run-on sentence. 2) Stand up and move. Even though no one can see you, they can hear...

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