Each week Annie Schiffmann hops on Instagram Live with a special guest to find out what you learned this week and share what she learned about social media for theater and running your own business. This week we talked repurposing Instagram Live content and producer/director Wendy-Lane Bailey shares what she learned about women sharing their stories onstage.
It’s the question every brand that’s actively using social media is asking: How do we boost likes, comments, shares and overall engagement? If only the answer was simple. In reality, it’s one of the most complex. In 2019, especially for actors and theatre people, your social media presence is your new headshot. What you post can have a direct correlation to the jobs you book.
Some people start a new year with a resolution. Other create SMART goals. Chris Brogan starts a new year with 3 words. I’ve done it for the past three years and find this practice very helpful in staying on track. Here you’ll find what this practice is, the three words I’ve chosen for Downstage Media, and how to create your own.
Just found out you’re going to be a guest on our Instagram Live show, What I Learned This Week? We want to make it as easy for you as possible. Here is a basic timeline that you can use to tell people who come to your website, who are on your email list, and who follow you on social media all about your upcoming show.
Someone just sent you a URL of a video that’s posted on YouTube and you want to share it far and wide. The only trouble is, promoting a YouTube video on Instagram isn’t as easy as copying and pasting a link into a tweet. So what can you do? In this video you’ll get a plan on how to use Instagram and Instagram Stories to let your followers know about your video - whether or not you’re verified.
You know how exciting it is to be working on a show and you want to tell all of your social media followers. But you want to make sure they’ll actually be able to get tickets to the show itself. Make sure you have these two items in place so that your followers’ enthusiasm doesn’t get lost and you’ll have nice houses for your run!