January 11, 2012
How Can I Get on TV Shows? | printable version
My book is the perfect book for promotion on some radio/TV talk shows. Do you have any suggestions on how to get myself on, or my book promoted, on such shows?
My first impulse is to handle it the way you recommend approaching book reviewers, but any suggestions are welcome!
Many shows have departments that field inquiries from people wanting to be interviewed in an attempt to subtly promote their product/service. You should try to find those departments at shows you're interested in approaching.
For example, The Rosie O'Donnell show has a link on their site called 'Who would make a good guest on The Rosie Show?'
Shows are always looking for extraordinary stories and unusual, heroic, or otherwise interesting people to feature as guests. The trick is making yourself stand out from the thousands of submissions they each receive.
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