Sunday, May 13, 2012

5 Tips Self Promotion

Self promotion is necessary as a comedian. No one wants to be unknown talent. To be known means that people have to know your name, but not all talented people remember to promote their name along with talent.

There are many simple ways to keep ones name in people's mind. On the internet, a few changes to your normal routine or just minutes a day will build a network of fans - all of whom know your name and what you do.

Here are 5 easy ways to promote your name:

1. Social networking:
Of course, the obvious are Facebook and Twitter. Linkdn is helpful business networking tool, and new to the list of popular networking is Google +1. Every comedian should have at least a three-minute -good quality- tape on youtube. The upcoming issue of Comic Bible Magazine has a list of some networking sites and places to list comedy talent list their profiles on.

2. Get a website and use your name as the link. Blogs are free. Weebly and webs are free. These sites offer templates that make it easy to create a website. All talent should have a website.

3. Get links to your website, and your profiles. Find sites that list talent and add yours.

Comic Bible Magazine websites offer free talent listings too - and they're instant, fill in the form and your link goes right on the site.

4. Sign your emails with your full name and contact information.

5. Get a QR code. These days, everyone is mobile. QR codes can be created for any website or message. People can easily scan the QR code and go directly to your website, message or contact information. You can add a QR code to your business card, flyers, website, emails and in all of your promotions.

 The Comic Bible Magazine adding a QR code generator here to get you started:

For more comedy information read THE COMIC BIBLE MAGAZINE

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