The #ARGOnlineChallenge continues! Now that we’ve already reviewed our actor websites and our IMDb profiles, it’s time to move on to an online topic that tends to be a bit… scarier for some actors: our social media presence!

Social media done the right way can be a challenge. So I sat down with Acting Resource Guru’s Social Media & Marketing Director, Evin Michaels!

Evin is the founder and Head Social Strategist of Social With An i Consulting (and one of my besties). He wants to make sure that after today, you understand the basics of what platforms you should be on, what you should be posting, how often, and the right ways to do it!

There are a lot of ways that actors can maximize their social media reach, but you can’t do that without first being on social media!

But how do you choose your platform? When I first asked Evin what’s out there, he mentioned: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Periscope, LinkedIn, Google+, Snapchat, Tumblr, Ello, Pinterest, YouTube— I had to cut him off there. It’s a lot, and that can be kind of intimidating. But as Evin mentions, it doesn’t have to be!

This is a whole new world of marketing that you literally have at your fingertips. But there is a right (and a wrong) way to do it!

In this video Evin explains the value and importance of having a powerful social media presence:

For when you don’t know where to begin…

And for those of you who can’t stand social media…

Are you making the most of social media as an actor? You should be. It’s time to understand the basics of what platforms you should be on, what you should be posting, how often, and the right ways to do it! Learn all of this and more in the #ARGOnlineChallenge from @ActResourceGuru @Ajarae! #SocialMedia #ActorsLife #ShareClick to Tweet This Episode of #GuruTips!

Now it’s your turn! Share your favorite social media profile in the comments below! I’ll start it off – check the comments below and be sure to add yours!

We’ll be continuing the #ARGOnlineChallenge all month, and it’s all going down in our free Facebook community, Actors Who Get It! If you haven’t joined yet, what are you waiting for! We’re a community of like-minded, proactive actors and we’d love to have you! You’ll even get a free gift when you join…

I’ll see you on Instagram! (my fave!)

xo,

Ajarae Coleman | Acting Resource Guru

 

 

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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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