DISCLAIMER: Nothing on this page is to be cited as a legal source. This is for helpful/informational purposes only and should not replace direct advice from a tax professional. WHO SHOULD FILE FOR LA BUSINESS TAX EXEMPTION? Any performing artist earning 1099 income in Los Angeles should file for the Business Tax exemption. Because as actors we don’t always know what the forthcoming year will … [Read more...] about How To Register For LA Business Tax
How do you find your type as an actor? It's one of the toughest questions to answer because there are SO MANY factors! Way more than just looks, age, and hair color. In this Facebook Live chat, I share the rare feedback my friend received from a focus group and how it reveals his type. We'll also discuss how you can use the opinions of strangers to uncover your type and even guide how you prepare … [Read more...] about What Would A Focus Group Say About You? (Talking about types)
You already know that the fastest way to grow your acting career is by getting people to watch you act. If not, go check out that post right away! But once you’ve got a ton of content that showcases your undeniable talent, what’s the next step? I WANT YOU TO CREATE A WORMHOLE! Definition of “Wormhole”: essentially a "shortcut" through the universe—connecting the distant black holes.See, … [Read more...] about Create Your Actor Wormhole
There are so many things you can do for your acting business that it’s hard to keep up with it all! But what is the most powerful thing you can possibly do to move your acting career forward? I’m so glad you’ve asked.The fastest way to propel your career forward is: GET PEOPLE TO WATCH YOU ACT. Period.That’s right. It’s not new headshots. It’s not another acting class. And it’s not buying … [Read more...] about The Fastest Way To Grow Your Acting Career
I bet most actors have felt “behind” at some point in their career. They feel they should be “farther along by now.” It’s just the nature of a business so deeply centered around looks, sex-appeal, and youth.But when we start to feel behind, we start to scramble. Like when you’re super-late to an important audition and you spill coffee on your shirt, stub your toe, and forget your sides at home. … [Read more...] about True Fans Gather Slowly
Do you need a website for your acting business? Is this something you need to spend your time and money on right now? In this post, we’ll look at the benefits of a website, who looks at them, when you’ll need one, and what the heck needs to be on it. Let’s do it! BENEFITS OF AN ACTOR WEBSITE There are some great benefits for having your own acting website. The most important of which is … [Read more...] about Do You Need An Acting Website?