Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Inspired by this Howard Kurtz column about companies paying to get their products mentioned on TV, I've decided to join the world of paid flackery.

Send me $100 and I will mention your blog the next time I appear on a local television news broadcast. For those of you with bigger budgets who are looking for broader exposure, for $400 I will mention your blog the next time I appear on one of the network morning news programs (actually ABC and CBS; I don't expect that I will be invited onto the Today Show any time soon. Long story, don't ask). If you're looking for a blog plug that is a little less pricey, $300 will get you a mention the next time I appear on either Leno or Letterman (although I am partial to Leno, I'll charge the same price for either), and $225 will get you a mention the next time Conan asks me on. For another $50, I'll give you the choice of my doing my best to get a screen shot of your blog shown sometime during my appearance or mentioning you by name, as well as the name of your blog. And, don't bother asking, I (surprisingly) have no pull with either Regis or Oprah, so I can't offer any blog plugs on either of those two shows.

For those of you looking for something a little different, for $500 I will trash a blog of your choosing (so long as they are not a client of mine).

All payments must be paid in advance. However, I offer a full money back guarantee. Should you decide - for any reason - that my blog plug did not yield the results you were seeking, I will send you a full refund no later than 3 days after the date of my TV appearance.

Blog mentions will be limited to 3 per appearance... so if you are interested, I urge you to act now.