Thank You, Danke, Gracias, Merci
Date Posted: Nov 26, 2014
Question: When is gratitude every wrong?
I’m often asked about thank you cards and gifts. A lot of actors worry about how appropriate it is to send a gift when they book a job, send a card when they’ve had an audition, or just say thank you in a simple way.
When the inspiration strikes you to send a thank you note or even a gift, do it. You can never go wrong by expressing a sincere and honest thank you.
This week’s video will outline a few suggestions to ensure that your thank you is meaningful, heartfelt and easy to implement.
4 Tips to Creating a Dynamic Crowd Funding Video
Date Posted: Nov 19, 2014
Crowd funding campaigns don’t have many creative limitations. Whether you’re promoting an animated web series, gearing up to tackle your first short film project or you need investors to help you build a business, there is room for everyone.
The problem is everyone is in the room.
Take a cruise through crowd funding platforms like Kickstarter, Indiegogo or Seed&Spark and you’ll see hundreds of fascinating projects all vying for donations. Everyone’s swimming in the same pool, and it’s getting crowded.
So, how can you take an Olympic caliber dive and avoid a disappointing belly-flop? Here are four tips for planning a dynamic video to attract the most support.
The Difference Between Being Proactive and Being Pushy
Date Posted: Nov 12, 2014
Let me be clear… I am all for every actor taking charge, going for what you really want and leaving it all out on the playing field.
But sometimes, when the stakes feel high, it’s easy to let your desires get the best of you and shift from being proactive to just being pushy.
It’s a thin line, but one you can gracefully navigate when you keep the recipients of your efforts at the forefront of your mind.
This week’s Acting Business Bite will help you distinguish a clear difference between truly going for it and just over doing it.