Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Use These 10 Can’t-Miss Interview Questions

The #1 question about conducting interviews is how to construct questions that open conversations to get more from the guest. Here's a head start. Use these 10 can't miss interview questions. In this article, I...

Secrets to Great Interviews

Most hosts aren’t very good at interviews. In fact, interviews often cause instant tune-out. Even celebrity interviews. Choosing the right guests is a great start, of course. There's no magic wand that creates great...

Interview Technique: Mirroring

There's little training in the art of interview techniques, which is a shame because everyone can be much better at interacting with guests. The mirroring technique is so easy, it feels like cheating. It...

How To Ask Great Interview Questions

I once had a mentor that told me there was no such thing as a bad interview, only bad interviewers. There's truth in this statement. Once a good interview guest is identified, hosts should...

Interview Technique: Labeling

Labeling is a powerful interview technique. It's a little trickier than mirroring but equally effective. Instead of repetition, labeling uses intuition to make a connection and encourage more details. It's a great way to encourage...

Should You Have Them On? Use This Interview Guest Test

It's become an accepted programming "rule" that guest interviews are death with listeners. Celebrate! Hearing fewer guests and C-list celebrities is addition by subtraction because most interviews don't command attention. But that's generalizing. There's...

Keys to Interview Success

First, stop calling them interviews. Okay, they are interviews. But the word creates a sort of stigma that conjures all kinds of negative thoughts. When personalities think they're conducting an interview, they tend to...

Promoting Interviews On Social Media

When you have a strong interview, how can you get more attention for it? The answer is simple. Leverage the power of promoting interviews on social media. This article explains how to get more publicity...

How To Get More Value From Local Interviews

Local interviews can be a great way to make deeper connections with listeners and fans. But it can also be a major tune-out. A great guest can add entertainment value and endear the show to...

37 Amazing Questions For Amazing Interviews

Great interviews start with amazing questions. Many programmers downplay the value of interviews and guests on the radio. But that's short-sighted. This article explains how to write amazing questions for interviews, and includes 37 sample...

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4 Ways to Turn Up the Volume on Language

Cutting through the clutter of a crowded entertainment world is the key to actually getting an audience to pay attention and hear what you...
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