Every Tuesday 4MileCircus presents a new video tip with advice on how to approach social media, crowdfunding, and/or video production. Social media can be tiring when it’s part of your job and not just something you do for fun. That exhaustion can hurt you as time goes on. You’ll get frustrated. You’ll get lazy. You’ll […]
Joselin Linder is the author of The Family Gene, her memoir about the deadly effects of a unique genetic mutation on her family, as well as their efforts to stop it. In part one of a two part conversation, Joselin, Sean, and Nicole discuss how to effectively build a social media following, the perils […]
Every Tuesday 4MileCircus presents a new video tip with advice on how to approach social media, crowdfunding, and/or video production. This week: Facebook Page Optimization: Description Your facebook page is a place to represent your project in the best light. Take advantage of the platform’s features by optimizing it. Facebook pages allow you to share […]
Email lists are a vital tool in reaching and building an audience.
The basic principal is that it’s better to try something new and have it fail that keep hitting your head against the wall with the same old same old.
On Twitter, you have a bit of freedom. There’s a header image, a profile image, your twitter handle (aka username), your description, your website link, and, if you so desire, a pinned tweet. These elements are all fairly flexible. You want to make sure you’ve crafted each to reflect who you are and what you do.
The DIY element is a big part of what attracts many independent artists to social media as a means of audience building and promotion, but you can’t always go it alone. If you’re implementing all the best practices you know and still not growing as quickly as you’d like or getting the level of enthusiastic […]
While some of us [*cough!*] may sometimes be known to hang out on twitter all day rather than talking to other people face to face, using our actual voices, most of us have neither the time or inclination to spend every hour skipping from platform to platform, dropping bon mots, helpful links, and dank memes all the live-long day in an effort to maintain a consistent stream of content while building an engaged audience.
Your social media profile is the first thing anyone who cares enough to click will see in their efforts to learn more about you. It’s a relatively easy and painless way to put your best foot forward and present yourself as the person you want people to see.