Francine Silverman

Biography

“Talk Radio Advocate” Francine Silverman is an author/publicist and radio host who honed her writing skills as a newspaper reporter and freelance writer.

Her latest book is Talk Radio Wants You: An Intimate Guide to 700 Shows and How to Get Invited (McFarland & Co. 2009), a National "Best Books 2009" award winner in the Business: Reference category. the book contains everything a potential guest needs to know before contacting a host, including the theme of the show and guest criteria.

She authored two travel guidebooks, Catskills Alive (2000 and 2003) and Long Island Alive (2003), both published by Hunter Publishing.

In 2003, Fran started Book Promotion Newsletter for authors of all genres. http://www.bookpromotionnewsletter.com. The ezine spawned Book Marketing from A-Z (Infinity Publishing 2005), containing the best marketing strategies of 325 subscribers. The 400-page paperback is in alphabetical order for ease of use. The book received nearly 40 rave reviews from on-line reviewers.

In 2006, Fran started a publicity service and has gotten clients placed in the Boston Herald, Oklahoman and Chicago Tribune as well as on hundreds of Internet and terrestrial radio programs. Fran is host of Ship to Shore with Silverman, a radio show about cruises, which is recorded and then syndicated to five Internet stations.

Talk Radio Wants You has 40 categories, retails for $75, and is geared to libraries, publicists, radio hosts and authors. Fran is now offering ebooks that follow the format of her book and are more affordable. Thus far, Business, New Age, Self-Help, Health, Entertainment, Paranormal, Food and Travel, Relationships, Men and Women, Sports, Parenting and Politics are for sale, ranging in price from $12 to $25.

Fran can be reached at franalive@optonline.net
http://www.talkradioadvocate.com

Where to find Francine Silverman online


Where to buy in print


Books

House and Garden Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
The ebook covers gardening, growing vegetables, going green, home improvement, repair, and remodeling, healthy home design trends, buying and selling homes, feng shui, organizing vegetable garden
Directory of Animal Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Covers animal advocacy, health, care, competition, communication, behavior, longevity, dog relationships, pets and the paranormal, pet peeves, wildlife, training, shelter and rescue.
Directory of Science and Technology Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The ebook features shows that cover hardware, software, wireless communication, clean energy technology, nanotechnology, engineering, film and video production, biology, astronomy, geology, robotics, physics, outer space, and more.
Directory of Authors Talk Radio Ebook
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Covers writing, editing, publishing, marketing, literary agents, Christian authors, author spotlights; genres include thrillers, suspense, action/adventures, novels, teen/YA, romance, poetry, science, historical, baseball, screenplays, songwriting.
Directory of Environment Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This ebook is designed for potential radio guests and includes title of show, name of host, theme, where aired, guest criteria, email, website, phone (optional), and best method of contact. Covers green lifestyles, sustainable communities, conservation, cleaner energy, natural healing and medical remedies, environmental news, non-toxic living, eco-travel, wildlife, activism.
Directory of Relationship Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
The Relationship ebook features dating, relationship strategies, weddings, marriage, divorce and spousal abuse.
Directory of Parenting Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
The Parenting ebook (22 shows) covers parenting issues, education, security and safety, family life, parenting parents, health, home-school, child development, schooling, charter schools, mom entrepreneurship, homebirth, adoption, marriage, military moms, single mothers, childhood cancer, and money management
Directory of Parentiing Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Covered are parenting issues, education, security and safety, family life, parenting parents, health, home-school, child development, schooling, charter schools, mom entrepreneurship, homebirth, adoption,marriage, military moms, single mothers, childhood cancer, money management and child abuse.
Directory of Food and Travel Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
The Food & Travel ebook covers grilling and barbecuing, wines and spirits, tea, chefs and recipes and raw food, parties, special event planning; all kinds of travel: budget, frequent, upscale, good deals, heritage travel destinations, cruises, and medical and health tourism.
Directory of Men and Women Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
The Men and Women Ebook includes show title and theme, host name, where aired, guest criteria, email, website, phone (optional), and best method of contact. Covered are chick lit books, female and Christian entrepreneurs, fun for women over 40, men’s comedy, girl’s math and science, women empowerment, life makeovers, interesting women, women’s health, parenting, women’s ministries
Entertainment Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $20.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The Entertainment ebook includes show title and theme, host name, guest criteria, email, phone (optional), website, best method of contact, and where aired. Covered are art, fashion, movies, music, song writing, TV and comedy.
Sports Talk Radio Shows
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You set the price! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The Sports ebook includes show title, show theme, host name, guest criteria, email, phone (optional), website, where aired and best method of contact. Covered are wrestling, biking, gaming, fantasy sports, golf, fitness/health, football, birding, baseball, basketball, boxing, hockey, tennis, thoroughbred racing, soccer, kayaking, hiking, hunting, skiing, scuba diving, birding, bowling, aviation
Directory of Political Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $20.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The Politics ebook includes show theme, guest criteria, title of show, name of host, email, phone (optional), website, best method of contact, and where aired. Covered are current events, conservatism, Christian conservatism, liberalism, Libertarianism, government, pop culture, U.S. Constitution, Tea Party movement, democracy, immigration issues, women's issues, religion, the military and labor.
Directory of Health Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $20.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
The Health Ebook includes show theme, guest criteria, title of show, name of host, email, phone (optional), website, best method of contact, and where aired. Covered are healthy living and lifestyles, fitness, health as a business advantage, natural healing, alternative medicine, medical travel, issues, education and treatment, addictions, nutrition, weight loss, and overcoming adversities.
Directory of New Age Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $25.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Astrology
The New Age ebook includes show theme, guest criteria, title of show, name of host, email, phone (optional), website, best method of contact, and where aired. Covered are astrology, metaphysics, Tarot, Angels, psychic development, parapsychology, holistic health, healing, mysticism, occult, mediums, and paranormal.
Directory of Self-Help Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $25.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
The Self-Help ebook includes show theme, guest criteria, title of show, name of host, email, phone (optional), website, best method of contact, and where aired. Covered are personal and professional goals, growth and empowerment, emotional freedom techniques, motivation, creativity, living one’s calling, making for a better world, transforming your life and self-realization.
Directory of Business Talk Radio Shows
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Price: $25.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
The Business ebook covers workplace issues, innovation, entrepreneurship, business strategies, careers, finance, small business, sales, home-based businesses, investments, insurance, money management, leadership, real estate, law, law enforcement, America-China trade, labor, automotive, and criminal justice.

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