We, at the Playground, believe the internet plays a big role within society. And it’s clear this is happening within the acting world as well. You can use platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube. These platforms are sometimes more powerful than the media industry.
You can improve on networking. Make direct contact with professionals within the industry by commenting, connecting and introducing yourself. This will also keep you informed of casting calls, auditions and acting advice. You never know what online connection can land you your next big role.
Maintain Your Social Media Accounts
It’s important to maintain these platforms and have a professional acting presence on social media which you can groom and update regularly. Keep in mind this is to build your professional brand so your profile must show what you’re capable of. You should use the same logo and headshots on each platform so it becomes familiar. Publish photos that display the best you. Use photos of you on stage or film so the viewers can see you in action.
When posting, you don’t want to overdo it. Post weekly instead of daily so your viewers will be engaged and not overwhelmed. Your profiles don’t need to be about acting only. You can also share your interests and values so the viewers can get to know more about your background. You can also share links to your latest projects, clips from your acting classes, podcasts, and more.
Respond To Your Followers
Lastly, ensure you acknowledge and respond to comments and keep up-to-date with what’s happening outside your acting life. You never know who you will meet and what you’ll discuss. Take advantage of this opportunity to market yourself and keep building your platforms. Don’t forget to contact us at The Playground for further advice. Our courteous staff are ready to assist you.