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    The Perils of Being Famous

    For some actors, being famous is the end game—but an encounter with Ryan Gosling has Secret Agent Man saying beware of what you wish for.

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    Why Your Agent Might Drop You This Month

    Secret Agent Man explains the reasons agents drop clients this time of year.

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    4 Things Never To Say In An Agent Interview

    Normally, I put most of my efforts into making suggestions about the things actors should do, but many actors make mistakes during an interview. Here are the most common questions to avoid asking.

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    How Actors Can Save Their Money

    Don’t skimp on what’s important—but postage costs and choppy website animation are definitely not important and almost certainly a waste of money.

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    How to Get an Agent

    Without an agent, you have no career and no hope of one. "How do I get an agent or a manager or both?" many of you ask.

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    Why the Stars Seem to Own Pilot Season

    Secret Agent Man doesn’t like it either, but there are important, business-related reasons why boldfaced names seem to land all the leads in pilots.

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    5 Reasons You Don't Need An Agent

    Agents aren’t for everyone, however. The vast majority of newer actors and even some more experienced ones don’t really need to be in the market for an agent. Here are five reasons having an agent might not be for you…yet.

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    Why Repping Actors Is Always a Gamble

    Secret Agent Man realizes that repping actors is just another form of gambling—and the small wins are almost worth the big losses.

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    3 Steps To Pitching Yourself to Agents

    Eventually, you will need your dream team in place if you want your career to really soar. Spring is typically is the best time to seek representation. So, let me share three ways you can begin your pursuit without wasting time and money.

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    6 Ways To Guarantee Your Agent and Manager Will Drop You

    As you may or may not realize, show business is highly competitive. There are many actors out there, and all of them want an agent and/or a manager to sign them. If you are one of the lucky ones who have such representation, here is a list of ways ...