This guest post was written by Danny Kofke, a special education teacher from Hoschton, Ga. His love of teaching and finances led him to write two books: [Read more...]
The more "extras" you can offer journalists and bloggers when you pitch, the more you increase your chances they'll cover your story.
When pitching, even print media, offer a Skype interview with yourself, or your … [Read more...]
One of the best ways to prepare for a difficult media interview is to make a list of a few of the worst questions you can imagine being asked, and prepare responses to each question.
It's easier than … [Read more...]
You don't have to be a headhunter to ask probing questions that reveal somebody's true grit, talent and tenacity.
Here's one from Lou Adler, a headhunter and author of the books Hire With Your Head and The Essential Guide for Hiring and Getting Hired:
"What single project or task … [Read more...]
You spend the first 10 minutes making nice, and then the reporter pulls a notebook and pen out of his pocket.
After the first few easy questions to put you at … [Read more...]
The next time a reporter interviews you, and you don't know the answer to a question, resist the urge to panic. Too many interview subjects think reporters expect them to know all the answers to every potential question. Reporters don't. All they want is a good story. Here, then, are five reasons why it's OK to say "I don't know" during an … [Read more...]