Building a strong social media presence is one of the best tools to make your business a success! The same rule applies for actors. After all, you are your business! Your online footprint needs to represent you as a person and as an artist. With easy accessibility to all your photos, videos, tweets and blogs it’s important to make sure you are proud of what you post. Furthermore, you want it to be broadcast in a manner that gets you noticed! With all this in mind, we broke down the best ways to increase your presence on social media. Check out our tips and share some of your own!
1. Smile Pretty – We live in a visual culture so make sure you are posting great looking photos. Your headshot should be professional, your instagrams well lit, and you Facebook full of dynamic looking art. Make your page a destination for people to find cool visually appealing work!
2. Management – We all know someone who feels compelled to show the last crumb of their lunch on Twitter. DON’T BE THAT PERSON. Post meaningful thoughts and photos that will help boost your career and online profile. Manage the frequency of your posts so that you aren’t over saturating anyone’s feed. ClaimFame suggests one post per day.
3. Follow – Fill your feed with influential people and businesses you can learn from! By doing so you will be in the know bout new auditions or classes that could benefit your career. Following is also a great way to get the inside scoop on networking events or breaking entertainment news.
Mason O’Brien is the owner and operator of Bluprint coaching, a life coaching service based out of Los Angeles. Mason, “The Practical Coach”, works one-on-one with clients during periods of transition to design the next and best phase of their life! For more details visit Bluprintcoaching.com.