by Annie Jennings
Want to create national expert status for yourself and experience a huge competitive edge in your target market? Get started by writing a book that showcases your talent, expertise, wisdom and credentials and then get booked on radio shows.
This article presents the promotional, branding and publicity benefits you need to know about promoting your book using radio media. Live the life you love. Getting publicity helps you reach out into the world with your message, promote your book so you can enjoy success, appear on radio shows across the country and you can live your dreams, get great branding and marketing and reach your book publicity and book promotion goals.
Radio allows you to showcase yourself and your experience. Commenting on issues in the news or topics in your industry ou can reach your target markets quickly as the expert. Appearing on radio shows such as talk radio gives you the opportunity to showcaseyour experience, credentials, education, wisdom and knowledge that is essential for creating buzz, getting publicity and kicking your marketing strategy up a notch.
Want buzz? Radio interviews get you booked on the air fast and allow you to avoid the longer lead times in the other media available to you such as print and magazine publicity.
Radio interviews allow you the time you need to create a relationship with your audience. Radio interviews are a conversation between you, the guest, and the interview, the host, and you happen to have thousands of listeners yet, it feels intimate as you are engaged in a conversation with the host over the phone letting the interview feel very private. Although you are reaching thouands of listeners, to your listeners it can feel like you are speaking just to them, one on one.
Showcasing your knowledge allows you to create a relationship with your target clients and solidify your relationship with your current customers and clients.
Radio interviews offer you the chance to experience the media in a way that makes it an excellent training ground for more media and more publicity. Since radio interviews take place over the phone so there is no make up, hair, travel making radio a lot easier and affordable to do.
Another excellent benefit or radio is that you can experiment with your content, delivery style and expert comments to get feedback about what is working for you. The pace of radio is fast, so you learn the skill set to prepare you for other media such as major TV.
Athough radio is content driven, you can be promotional about your interests such as your book, your website or your business. But first, pack your interviews with content revealing as much information as you can that can help your listeners.
Remember, if you provide a content rich interview the host will help you share your information and even ask you about your book, your products and your business. The best way a radio host can thank you is to ask listeners to visit your site to find out more about you.