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Get the Most Out of Your Interview With an Expert

Tips on handling your interviews with confidence and finesse

- August 27, 2013
Whether you're working on a pitch or an article, sound bites from experts can really ramp up the credibility of your writing. But expert interviews can be intimidating, especially if you're introverted like me or new to the game. When I did my first phone interview three years ago, I was a hot mess: stuttering over my questions, scrambling to hold my phone up to my ear while taking notes and not letting the conversation run its natural course. Long after the article ran, I was still receiving copious promotional emails from the expert's pushy PR representative. Here are a few tips to help you handle your interviews with confidence and finesse.


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