8 Tips on How to Become a Reality TV Star ...


No matter what you think of them, no-one can deny that reality TV stars seem to be in the ascendency.

But, how to become a reality TV star, and perhaps more importantly, why?

Is this everyone taking the idea of their fifteen minutes of 15 to the extreme, mere opportunism, or failed actresses and actors and would be entertainers simply looking for an easier route to fame and fortune?

It is arguable that reality TV stars have no talent but many of them go on to forge very successful careers.

With every program being different and each wannabe an individual, just who is best placed to advise on how to become a reality star?

Right here is a good place to start, with my 8 Tips on How to Become a Reality TV Star taken from those who have been there and done it, and are now wearing the T-shirt.

1. Who Are You?

Being yourself doesn’t cut it if you want to become a TV reality star.

Normal isn’t good TV.

Anyone can see ‘normal’ at Wal-Mart or Starbucks, or in the office, any day of the week.

Choose the reality show persona that most closely fits your personality and cultivate it - figure out if you’re the gossip, the backstabber, the conniver, the mother hen or even the slut.

2. Get Picked as a Contestant

No-brainer – right?

The only way infallible answer to the question of how to become a reality star is to get on a show.2

You need to mount a solid campaign.

Stick sites such as sirlinksalot.net and realitywanted.com in your favorites and look at them regularly.

You can also bookmark the TV/Film/Video page for your area in Craigslist, plus don’t forget to watch the web pages of your favorite reality shows.

3. Have a Ruthless Strategy

Reality TV stars are rarely made of the nicest, friendliest, and least contentious character.

Whilst you shouldn’t go all out for controversy, you need to also avoid becoming dispensable or a bit part player.

Knowing how to be a reality TV star is accepting you need to be ruthless.

It isn’t about making friends or worrying about what people think.

It’s about winning.

Once you’ve become a reality star, you can show the world just how nice you really are.2

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