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    6 Tips to Gaining Industry Attention for Your Child

    Much has been written on this subject, and after many years in the business working with child performers and their families, I am happy to weigh in with my six tips on increasing your child’s chances of getting representation and auditions.

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    5 Reasons Why Actors Seek Personal Managers

    There are many reasons why actors seek a personal manager. Here are several of the most common.

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    3 Steps To Choosing Classes For Young Actors

    One of the best ways for children interested in acting professionally to get their feet wet in the business is to get involved in acting classes and workshops.

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    3 Steps To Financing Your Acting Career

    Becoming a quality professional actor is expensive. The cost of classes, headshots, marketing, demo reels, scripts, theater company dues, showcases, union initiation fees, subscriptions, and other professional expenses really add up.

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    3 Strategies For Framing a Meeting

    A frame is the way your brain mentally packages your power, authority, strength, information, and social status. In any meeting for any reason between two or more people, one person grabs the power.

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    Give Yourself Permission To Be Present in Auditions

    Here we are at the end of another year of creative process – a year of wins and losses, of joys and near misses, and real disappointments. And, here we are approaching the new year and NEW opportunity as we prepare to enter 2013.

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    6 Tips On How To Get Into Exclusive Events

    As a publicist, I work hard to get clients into noteworthy and press-heavy events. I have clients at varying levels of their careers, and I’ve been able to speak to them about the importance of attending events.

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    7 Networking Tips For Actors

    As a publicist, my job has always been focused on people and the interaction my clients get with consumers and their audience. I've compiled seven tips on how you can increase your networking ability.

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    3 Reasons You Need a Professional Bio

    As an actor, your calling card is your headshot and resume. To get an audition, you need a sizzle reel, preferably on your website. So why do you need a bio? Here are three reasons.

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    3 Tips For Finding an Acting Accountability Partner

    One of the simplest and most effective ways to accomplish your goals is to rely on an accountability partner. But not all accountability partnerships work. So, here are three tips to help you find an accountability partner that sticks.