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The Truth About Actor Branding & Booking More Acting Jobs [Pt. 3 of 3]

BRANDING FOR ACTORS

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on why ACTOR BRANDING is such an important part of your acting career:

Part 1 – Actor Branding — If You Don't Brand Yourself Now, You'll Hate Yourself Later
Part 2 –  Actor Branding vs. Typecasting – Here’s What Wins
Part 3 – [You Are Here]  The Truth About Actor Branding & Booking More Acting Jobs

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“Branding won't work for me because…”

Have you ever had that thought?

A lot of actors who haven't watched this video series (especially video No. 3) have.

Here's the truth about branding … Read more >>

Actor Branding vs. Typecasting – Here’s What Wins [Pt. 2 of 3]

branding for actors vs typcasting

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on why ACTOR BRANDING is such an important part of your acting career:

Part 1 – Actor Branding — If You Don't Brand Yourself Now, You'll Hate Yourself Later
Part 2 – [You Are Here] Actor Branding vs. Typecasting – Here’s What Wins
Part 3 – The Truth About Actor Branding & Booking More Acting Jobs

What if it sticks?

“OMG…What if I brand myself and I get STUCK with that role…FOREVER?”

That’s the fear most actors have who don’t understand what actor branding is (and the power you’ll have over your acting career when you deploy actor branding correctly).

Guess what those fearful, unbranded actors have confused branding with?

Yup. You guessed it…typecasting.

Yes, I know — on the surface, and if you don't really know how to use actor branding seamlessly to give your acting career the shot of adrenaline it is dying for, they seem similar…

But are they the same? Read more >>

Actor Branding: If You Don’t Brand Yourself Now, You’ll Hate Yourself Later [Pt. 1 of 3]

branding for actors

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on why BRANDING is such an important part of your acting career:

Part 1[You Are Here] – Branding For Actors — If You Don't Brand Yourself Now, You'll Hate Yourself Later
Part 2 – Actor Branding vs. Typecasting – Here’s What Wins
Part 3 – The Truth About Actor Branding & Booking More Acting Jobs

actor branding
Raise your hand if you've ever said:

“I hate all that branding & marketing stuff – I just want to ACT!”

If you've experienced dread or just plain ol' distaste about “branding & marketing” yourself as an actor, that makes total sense.

What creative artist wouldn't?

After all, you were trained to create — to embody a character and tell a story…Not “brand yourself” and do marketing.

Ick!

But what if you could do both without that icky feeling at all? Read more >>

Talent vs. Social Media: Does Having Followers REALLY Help Actors Get Cast?

You've heard it:

“If you don't have followers, they won't want to cast you”…

And, if you're like most actors, you had a small (or large) flicker of panic.

But is it REALLY true?

Will having followers REALLY help you book the role?

In these 2 videos you'll get the inside scoop on whether this is true or not and what to do about it… Read more >>

1 Fast & Easy Way To Be More Memorable To Casting Directors With Branding

As an actor, you're always looking for ways to stand out and be memorable to Casting Directors, right?

Of course right!

After all, how can they cast you if they don't remember you.

Getting your branding right is one of the best ways to make it easy for Casting Directors to remember you.

So, in this video tip, here is 1 fast and easy way you can begin the process of sticking in the minds of Casting Directors starting right now. Read more >>

Social Media For Actors: 3 Tips to Boost Your Acting Career (Without Self-Promotion)

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We all know “that actor” on social media.

You know, the one who is always posting the links to their shows, their headshots, their demo reel, their self-promotional EVERYTHING!

You’ve probably been tempted to hit that “unfollow” button – if you haven’t already – or maybe even the “unfriend” button (GASP!).

The truth is, you’re sick and tired of your “friendship” being used as a promotional stage for someone else’s acting career.

Can you relate?

Don’t get me wrong…

Social media can be an incredibly valuable platform for your acting career, IF you use it the right way. Read more >>

Twitter Followers vs. Acting Talent — What REALLY Wins in Casting?

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Will NOT having Twitter or Instagram Followers KILL Your Acting Career?

What's more important talent or followers?

In this excerpt from a recent PERISCOPE, you'll get the REAL answer about what Casting Directors look at when casting you. Read more >>

How To Get Casting Directors To Follow You On Twitter

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She's following you…

Who?

Your MOTHER, that's who.

As an actor, if you don't know how to use Twitter the right way, she may be your only follower.

Ruh-roh!

If you want to change that, and learn how to get Casting Directors, Directors, Producers and others of influence in Hollywood to follow you, there's one BIG thing you can (and should) do…

In the video below, you'll learn that “thing” (and several actionable ways to make that happen).    Read more >>

3 Steps To Use Other People’s Emmy Nominations For Your Acting Career

The Emmy Nominations came out yesterday.  For some of you reading this now, your own Emmy nomination seems so far away.  Others of you can taste your Emmy nomination it like it's happening right now.

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Regardless of which group you fall into, today I want you to learn this one important thing: Read more >>

Websites For Actors: 3 Burning Questions Answered

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When it comes to websites for actors, we are really in the wild, wild west.

Afterall, it’s relatively new territory when it comes to ways to market yourself as an actor. So, there’s A LOT of “slap-it-up-on-the –interwebs-and-call-it-a-day websites for actors up there. You know – the ones that are there, so you can say you have one, but which don’t really help your acting career in any significant way.

It’s because of this that I will be answering the 3 most popular questions that you may have on websites for actors. Read more >>