BE ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF THE BUSINESS SIDE OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

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Saturday, March 17, 2012

getting Jobs in Entertainment question 1104: How do I capitalize on a current project when I'm off to work on another?

Promote on social media sites. Either make time (5-20 minutes a day) for promotion or if you're concerned about internet access, presschedule promotion on a site like Hootsuite. You can also ask your friends to promote your project on their social media sites and blogs which brings me to...

HAVE YOUR FANS PROMOTE FOR YOU.
If you're a camera operator who wants work, but the DP who hires you isn't working, start a marketing campaign for the DP. If you want to stay on peoples' radar when you're off working, have other people promoting you.

And finally, the best time to call people is when you're working because you are not calling to ask for work. So again, make the time to call 1-5 people a day and let them know about the current project.

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