Connecting With Industry Decision-Makers on Social Media (with guest Evin Michaels) | Workshop Guru
Today we’re back with Workshop Guru’s Social Media & Marketing Director, Evin Michaels! Last week we spoke about Why Actors Need To Be On Social Media, and today we’re sharing exactly HOW you can use social media to start networking!

Social media is a great tool, especially for connecting with industry decision-makers. But you should be very thoughtful about the way you do it. No one likes a stranger sending them a reel.

Evin is the founder and Lead Social Strategist of Social With An i Consulting (and one of my great friends), and he wants to show you how to make these connections the right way.
(Evin also is giving away TWO HUGE gifts to our viewers at the end of the video, so this is NOT a week to miss!)

Like I said, social media is an incredible tool, and has literally made peoples’ careers, so you might as well use it!

However, you do not want to be the actor that steps on toes or burns bridges because you were just looking to be “proactive” and got a little ahead of yourself. Take a step back, make a plan, and use the thoughts and strategies Evin talks about during today’s video. This will prevent you from looking crazy, and can help you get your work seen by people who you want to see it!

Evin is sharing two valuable gifts today: 1. A FREE 30-minute session with him, just for tuning in. HUGE. During this session, he will go over everything from your social media presence to your website to your actor marketing materials. And 2. A complete Twitter list of who’s who and who you should be following on Twitter.

Both of these amazing giveaways are on Social With An i and are totally free. Go now. You don’t want to miss out on this.


Now it’s your turn! Share one of your social media profiles in the comments below and let us know if you’ve scheduled your session with Evin! (Each comment enters you to win an exclusive Workshop Guru prize!)

I know that you have lots of questions, and I want to make it easy for you to get them answered. Do you have a burning question that you want me to answer in Guru Tips For Actors? Email us your questions and we’ll address it in a future #GuruTips episode!

Peace out… I have to go ‘gram it up now!

Ajarae Coleman | Workshop Guru

P.S. from Evin: Please don’t ever say “‘gram it up”, ever.

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Ajarae Coleman is a working actress living in Los Angeles. You can see her on shows like ABC’s SCANDAL, REVENGE, PRIVATE PRACTICE, and THE CATCH, CBS’s THE McCARTHYS, 2 BROKE GIRLS, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, NBC’s DAYS OF OUR LIVES, TNT’s PERCEPTION, I'M SORRY on Netflix, and more. Ajarae founded Acting Resource Guru (ARG) in 2012 to give actors practical steps to book more work and take ownership of their careers. In 2020, Ajarae launched The Table, an exclusive online membership for actors who crave an artistic life that goes beyond just booking gigs. They are ready to make a greater impact, which looks like building communities of collaborators, creating their own opportunities, and developing residual income streams. Ajarae believes that actors play a huge role in bringing forth a reality where every being on the planet is safe and valued, and The Table empowers actors to claim their seat. Join the Interest List at ClaimASeat.com to be notified when the doors open for new members.

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