I'm so selfishly excited about this episode of Become More Compelling Radio that I can barely contain myself.
My guest Talia Koren (@thetalillama) and I talk about how to reach out to influencers in a way that respects their time and makes it 10x more likely that you'll receive a response.
Talia is an outreach specialist and freelance writer from NYC. Before going off on her own, Talia was a recruiter for contributing writers at Elite Daily and a staff writer herself on the entertainment, news and health teams. When she's not working, she's cooking, working on her meal prep blog, snowboarding and running.
The skill set of being able to reach out to people in an effective way is a force multiplier for your life. Learn it and use it. This skill is especially helpful if you want to:
In this episode you'll learn:
12:26 - How most people approach media outreach and what you can do instead.
24:10 - How to reach out to individual influencers.
41:22 - The structure of a good outreach email. (Subject line, body, PS)
51:10 - An incredibly easy way to get busy people on the phone.
Talia also has a free resource for BMC listeners: 3 Teardowns of standard media pitches.
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Question: Who are you going to reach out to? Why is connecting with them important?
In the comments below, let me know why reaching out to that VIP or influencer is important to you.
What would seeing a reply from them in your inbox mean to you?
Let me know in the comments below.
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