Tag Archives: media

8 Pitching Tips To Help A Reporter Out

Recently I was asked about the best ways to pitch “Help A Reporter Out”, otherwise known as HARO. My first thought was, you’ve got to have a relevant and timely pitch BEFORE you can “wow” the media, or any gatekeeper, to get them fired up about who you are and what you’re selling These are my 8 killer Interview Tactics! for pitching the media, or any gate keeper, as you gear up to tell the world about…

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Courageous Conversations Around Money And Media

Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Gurus, Speakers, Showbiz Pros, Coaches, Authors, Healers, Experts, Creatives, Intuitives and Small Business Owners! Are you ready to EXPLODE your business and career, get MEDIA and make more MONEY? But, you can’t get your money to agree? “Courageous Conversations Around Money and Media” Presenters: Media Expert Gayl Murphy / Abundance Advisor Wendy Yost Sat., June 16th at Aum and Garden, Sherman Oaks, CA from 1:00pm – 5:15pm+  It’s time to CELEBRITIZE your thinking around…

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Interview With “The Celebritizer!”

Thank you Stephanie Chandler and BusinessInfoGuide.com for this reprint… Interview: Gayl Murphy, Author of Interview Tactics! How to Survive the Media Without Getting Clobbered! As “The Celebritizer” I teach people how to “tell it to sell it” using media. What is your book about? My book “Interview Tactics! How to Survive the Media Without Getting Clobbered; The Insider’s Guide to Giving a Killer Interview” is the HOW-TO media survival guide, for telling the world about who you…

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What Other People Think Of You Is None Of Your Business

I hope I’m this rockin’ at 90! My friend Terry Rindal sent this to me. I love it and want you to see it. Typically, I use this space to share some the best and most successful interview tactics and media strategies I know – to give you a leg up, so you can survive the media without getting clobbered.  But, then this email arrived along with this message… “This is something we should all…

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Media/Press/Interview Gems From Drew Barrymore & Catherine Zeta-Jones

“People want to see you…so just be real.” Here are a few of the media gems and on-the-job insights Catherine Zeta-Jones and Drew Barrymore have shared with me in interviews over the years about how they’ve survived the media without getting clobbered. It’s so right on that I included them in my book “Interview Tactics!”  In this highly competitive media-morphing landscape, getting heard above the roar of the crowd can be daunting. But, I can tell…

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What Sells in the Media is YOU!

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is the difference between the lightening bug and the lightening.” ~ Mark Twain Too true, especially when it’s you choosing the words that best describe you and your business. If you’re not specific, you’re just not on the radar. In this over-saturated media world, with it’s hundreds of ways of saying, “Can you hear me now?” – we live and die by what we say.…

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Your Media Soundbites Are Mini-Movies!

“A soundbite is a brief and outstanding mini-version of who you are and what you’re selling.” ~ (Gayl) Murphy’s Law! Having interviewed over 15,000 Hollywood celebrities and newsmakers my broadcasting career, I can spot a great story and a killer soundbite 10 miles away. For me, it’s like hearing a much-loved song on the radio that I haven’t heard in years. A killer soundbite just speaks to me, probably because it allows me to tell a…

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The 7 Media Secrets To Your Business Card Success

How to “tell it to sell it” in 3 1/2’’ x 2’’ As a media and presentational coach, I’m often hired to coach entertainment industry professionals and creative entrepreneurs on the art of successful networking. These are the same people who would rather be caught face down on the Red Carpet than have to network in a room full of corporate strangers. One such vital piece of networking equipment we always talk about is the tried…

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Hollywood’s Top Publicists Tell-It-Like-It-Is So Their Celebrity Clients Don’t!

   How any celebrity with a with half-baked idea can torch their careers!  Let’s be honest, how many among you were glued to your iphones, computers and TV’s when the news broke about Tiger Woods? Charlie Sheen? Lindsey Lohan? Chris Brown, Miley Cyrus? Mel Gibson? And oh so many others. Don’t be shy, we all were. I hate reading about celebrities who have single handedly set their careers on fire and then just stood there…

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Carson Daly Looks To Chef Gordon Ramsey As His Role Model For “The Voice”.

Carson Daly discovered that finding his role model for “The Voice” was as easy as watching TV! Carson Daly tells The Hollywood Reporter that when the offer came to host NBC’s new primetime show “The Voice” he knew he had to sharpen his media skill-set. Up his game. Hosting this show, even though it’s about music – something he knows a lot about – he knew he’d have to take a different approach than anything he’d…

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