Everything listed under: Social Media

  • I’m on Social Media - Do I Need a Website?

    If you've been following along the past six weeks, you understand the important role social media can play in your acting career. Now you might be wondering whether you need a website as well, and how do all of these pieces of the puzzle work together?  Read More...

  • Can An Actor Get Cast from Social Media?

    You’re tweeting/posting/commenting like a boss and getting into a groove with your social media. Well, sort of. Maybe you’re stuck in the gap between “this is a lot of work!” and “this is a lot of fun!” and wondering... can this whole #BeSocialMediaSavvy stuff really impact your career in a tangible way?  Read More...

  • Should Actors Reach Out to Casting on Social Media?

    Social media can make Casting Directors and other gate keepers more accessible than ever, but it’s natural to wonder if that's a double-edged sword. How do you handle the new accessibility in a strategic (and positive) way for your career - without stepping on any toes?Thankfully, I’m back with social media superhero Heidi Dean to discuss the three things to ALWAYS think about before you reach out, which kind of platforms better lend themselves to this interaction, and more. ...  Read More...

  • The “F-Word” of Social Media Posts: Frequency

    Let’s get right to the point. We're diving into the Collective Obsession over how often and when to post on social media. And truly, all of us who use social for our careers fall into this rabbit hole at one point or another - especially with the new and ever-evolving platform algorithms.   Read More...

  • What to Post on Social Media for Your #Actorslife

    “Social media is amazing for your acting career!”

    *Internal voice: I hate selfies. I don’t book enough work yet. I don’t do “Cool Actor” things. Do I have to take pictures of my plate at dinner now?*

    What’s an actor to do?  Read More...

  • How to Choose a Social Media Platform for your Acting Career

    I'm back with the super awesome Heidi Dean for the latest edition of our #BeSocialMediaSavvy series!If you watched last week’s episode, then you know how important a strong social media presence can be for your #actorslife. And if you’re like me, you probably wondered which platforms will help your career the most. Never fear! In today’s episode, Heidi gives the low down on how to choose the platforms best for you.   Read More...

  • 3 Reasons Social Media is Crucial for your Acting Career

    Honesty time: social media platforms can be tiring and confusing, not to mention seemingly ever-changing. As actors, we “know” we need to use them, but what exactly does that mean? And come to mention it: WHY?  Read More...

  • 4 Free Tools Every Actor Should Use

    Who doesn't love free stuff? I know I do - especially when the free stuff is super-useful and makes my life easier!

    I’ve put together this list of free online tools every actor should know about. Check them out and let me know what you think!  Read More...

  • Boost Your Google-ability

    ActorWebs - Boost Your Google-Ability?

    Let’s face it. We live in a fast-paced, online world. How many times a day do you Google something or someone? It’s a safe bet that if you and 3 other fabulous actors are up up for the same role, the producer or casting director will be Googling all of you. What will they find? What kind of impression will you make? The good news is, you CAN take control over how you’re perceived online!

    Here are three ways to create an impressive Google-able online footprint, giving you an edge over the competition.  Read More...

  • Can Social Media Help You Get Cast?

    ActorWebs - Can Social Media Help Me Get Cast?

    Social media is literally changing the way projects are cast. Don’t believe me? Check out this article from Variety.  All other things being equal, if three actors are up for a role on a big project, chances are the actor with a substantial social media following will nab the role. This means that if you’re savvy, you’ll start building your social media empire BEFORE you’re up for a series regular.  Read More...


Amy Russ, Actor-Webs FounderActor and web designer Amy Russ helps actors showcase their cast-ability, personality, and professionalism with simple, effective, and affordable websites. Grab her free Rock Your Website Success Tips here.