Browsing All posts tagged under »marketing«

Why Won’t People Pay Me? (part 2)

September 5, 2015


As mentioned in the previous blog post, “Why Won’t People Pay Me?”, there are a lot of things that impact getting paid. This post is continuing that post with more information. There are some things to keep in mind when you model. Let’s start with some things I see often in the industry with amateur […]

Are you modeling or the model?

March 30, 2014


One of the hardest things to learn as a model is explaining this to prospective models and getting them to understand. Even some people who have dipped their toes in the modeling world don’t quite understand this. So, let me take some time and explain this. When you first start out, you won’t be earning […]

Modeling is Marketing

June 24, 2013


The number one indicator of a model is the success of their marketing and the number of people who follow them as a model. In other words, how many people does that model influence on a regular basis? To be at a point where a model can influence many other people, it takes time and […]

I want to be with an Agency

April 24, 2013


One of the things I hear most from models starting out and freelance models is that they want to be with an agency. I don’t quite understand this panacea for them, but many models have set this as their goal in modeling or at least as one of their first steps. It is as if […]

The Pay me and TFP trap

January 31, 2013


One of the biggest things I see in this industry are models who expect to be paid large sums of money for their modeling, get images from their shoot, and have rights to the images that are created. At the other extreme, there are those models who link up with photographers through web sites like […]

End of Photographers

November 20, 2012


Yes, you read that right. It is the end of photographers as we know them. This started with digital technology that makes it fairly easy on automatic to capture a good image. With more people being let go at their jobs because of the economy’s condition where people think photography is something they can make […]