The difference may be subtle but it is critical. If you just walk in when you are announced, you didn’t really make an entrance. You’ve got to PAUSE at some point and acknowledge your guests. You can do this simply by stopping, standing and smiling for a few seconds. Your guests want that visual feedback that you are feeling their love, applause and admiration.
Think about what happens on TV talk shows. Let’s say Jay Leno introduces his guest, Reese Witherspoon. If she walked out and simply sat down to the