You are a Product: 21 Ways to Sell Yourself as an Actor

This is a great list. It reinforces many of the things I teach.

THE ACTORS VILLAGE

Successful self-promotion for actors is crucial to the success of an acting career. The problem is that so many actors are at a loss for how to get their work seen. I have found that many actors believe that all that is necessary to start an acting career is to “be able to act”. Some don’t even think that is necessary.
The first thing you must understand is that You are a ‘PRODUCT’ and a product must reach its ‘CONSUMERS’.The more a person who wants to become an actor knows about marketing and selling themselves, the more likely it is that they will be able to enjoy a sucessful acting career.

Here are 20 ways to sell yourself and to make you think about what you could be doing to get the industry recognition you deserve.

1. Submit to casting web sites.

2.Find a talent agent.

3. Hire a publicist…

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