Send 5 Headshots Per
If youíre waiting to be cast for the
perfect part that will launch your
Oscar-winning career, keep dreaming.
And that whooshing sound youíll hear
will be the other actors passing you
by. Talent agents help, and blind luck
is golden, but to really find work, it
is up to you. Remember: You are your
Send 5 headshots per day!
Plan on sending at
least 5 headshots per day to talent
directors and other relevant parties.
If you donít have enough for mailing
costs, send 1-2. It may not land you
an audition right
away, but persistence always pays with
Send your headshots to whoever will
How many times have you
seen the same product advertised in
magazines, billboards and on countless
reason is because spreading the word
is effective marketing. You must do
the same. The more they see you, the
better your chances.
Be a guerilla!
Guerilla, in marketing
terms, is a low-cost, hard-hustling
marketing effort. You donít need a lot
of money to attend industry functions
or go to
acting clubs and
organizations. Get out there! Be a
Network with other actors!
Due to the competitive
acting, networking with
actors of the same sex is generally
limited. However, many actors of the
are willing to help. And, of
course, networking with actors of the
opposite sex can really be effective
due to the exclusion of the
competition factor. Waiting to
audition is a great time to pass out
your headshot and network with other