When you have to go on a media tour to promote your brand or business, it can be exciting time. You have the ability to engage with consumers and spread the word about your brand, but it can also be e bit overwhelming. Media tours are just another form of public speaking that can be a bit frightening for most. This means that you need to learn about a few interview tips that you can follow on your media to tour to make sure that it goes smoothly. Here are the key takeaways from this infographic.
1) You Are Not Alone
The main thing that you need to remember is that there are many people that have the same fear you do.Public Speaking in any form is a fear for most people and it is a fear that often ranks above things that can be life threatening. This means that most people would rather risk pain than have to speak in front of others. If you are someone that has a fear of public speaking, you do not have to fear alone. You just need to take a calming breath and embark on your media tour with confidence.
The biggest thing that you can do if you are a bit worried about the process is to make sure that you are prepared. This means that you need to make sure that you take the time to go over the information that you will be speaking on and even make sure that you are taking the time to research the person that will be interviewing you. This is one of the best ways to make sure that you are ready for any questions that come your way and to also ensure that the right message is getting across to potential consumers.
3) Short and Sweet
You also want to make it a point during the actual media interview to make sure that you are not being too wordy. This is not always easy, but you will benefit greatly from making sure that you get your point across in the fewest amount of words possible. You still want to make sure that you are offering valuable information, but you do not want to give long winded answers to questions. Whenever possible, you want to answer in a way that is short and sweet, but also right to the point that you are trying to convey.