Five For Friday – Networking

Five For Friday – Networking

Five For Friday Series, Networking, The Business of Acting
Being a good networker is essential in pursuing your career as a working actor [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://theactorslab.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/FiveForFriday-Session-Six-720.mp4" poster="https://theactorslab.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Poster-Session-06.png"][/video]   Remember, networking is not about asking for a favor, it’s about creating relationships. The quickest way to have people turn and walk away is instantly asking for a favor before you get to know them. Reach out and meet people because you are in the same industry and you have common interests and goals. Have something to offer! When pursuing a relationship with someone in the industry make sure that you don’t show up empty-handed.  Have a great reel to give them, or an independent project you just finished… or offer them something they might like.  For instance, tickets to a show or to a sporting event or concert, or…
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