Being nervous and jittery for headshots is incredibly common, but there’s a way to fight against that.

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As an aspiring or working actor, you know the importance of a good headshot. You want the perfect representation of yourself to send to potential agents and opportunities, so you need to get it right the first time.

Getting natural and organic headshots in which you look calm, collected, and totally yourself is a great way to book gigs, but how can you do this when you’re nervous?

While it’s normal to be nervous in front of the camera, as an actor, you need to get over this discomfort as soon as possible. …


Getting a role based on appearance alone is a reality many actors must encounter. That is why they must have a quality headshot to enhance their chances of getting acting roles. An acting headshot is equivalent to a professional resume and can either enhance or diminish one’s career. To make a successful career in acting you will need to be well-informed in taking quality headshots that set you apart from most of your colleagues.

Quality headshots can keep your career goals moving along. On the other hand, subpar ones could become an obstacle hindering you from landing that dream role.


Growing on Instagram hasn’t been very easy in the past few years. In fact, it is getting harder and harder to attract followers.

And growing isn’t going to be easier in 2021. We can pretty safely assume that it will be more challenging than ever.

It may be tempting to blame it on the algorithm. It’s been almost everyone’s favorite thing to do for the past four years. But the truth is, the algorithm is quite simple: it’s here to provide the right content to the right people. It’s not some evil program that’s here to reduce your reach and push you to pay for ads.

Instead, it could be because most people aren’t focusing on what truly matters. In fact, after spending…


You don’t have to hate Instagram, and you don’t have to let it ruin you.

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Most of my clients have one thing in common: they don’t like social media.

In fact, that’s why they are looking for someone to manage it for them. Because they hate it.

They all hate it for different reasons. Some think that it’s a waste of time, others think that it takes forever to build a following, and many believe that they’re too old for it.

But what I find fascinating is how quickly their opinion changes once they understand how Instagram works, how beneficial it can be for their business, and how it’s not as complex as they were…


Tricking Instagram's fear of missing your business is key

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You know how much I despise hacks and shortcuts when it comes to growing on Instagram.

But I still enjoy trying to find the new obscure techniques people use to get a few extra likes and a few extra followers.

It was the follow-unfollow method a few years ago, then the engagement groups a year later, then using bots to watch millions of stories per day… Every time, these people come up with crazy methods to trick Instagram, beat the algorithm, and get more exposure than they should (or deserve? 🤔)

The latest hack I read about was different, though.

Post on Instagram, then immediately close the app for an hour or two. …


The best less than $150 monitor out there, hands down.

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Since I bought a Mac Mini M1, I have been rethinking my whole display setup for my home office. I am already using a 4k display for my main tasks and for my photo work, but having a secondary display on the side to keep on eye on emails, or notes and todos seemed to be a good idea.

I came across this 21.5 inch monitor from the brand AUZAI and it seemed to have it all. Or almost, since it doesn’t have a USB-C connector. That wasn’t a problem for me since the Mac Mini M1 has an HDMI…


Some people spend $4k on marketing, I got paid this much to market myself.

Writing on Medium has been an amazing journey so far for me. I started three years ago, and at that point, it was like a challenge for me. I wanted to see if I could get some views and followers by writing in English, which isn’t my native language.

What follows isn’t the most impressive Medium journey you will find out here. But nonetheless, I’m still very proud of everything that happened and all the opportunities that Medium gave me.

Three years later, I have close to 1.5k …


It’s not my job to make your business convert more.

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Facebook ads are a very popular way to grow a business. Especially in ecommerce, where it is sometimes the only traffic source to get sales.

The wording here is important. Facebook ads generate traffic.

Facebook ads are designed to capture the attention of a user, and make this user take a specific action. It could be to visit a website, fill out a form, like a Facebook page. In any case, the job of the ad is to make the user stop on the post, read the copy, and perform the action desired.

Recently, I have been running a few…


Instagram doesn’t reward introversion. It ignores it.

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You’ve read all the articles, watched all the YouTube videos, listened to all the gurus, but you’re just too introverted and shy to make your Instagram game work.

It’s most likely the one thing that’s holding you back. You already know what to do. You understand how Instagram works. But every time you need to post or make a story, you feel anxious, you wonder what to say, and what you come up with doesn’t sound right.

And that’s totally normal. Social media platforms are populated with outgoing, extrovert people. …


The following list features the five books that resonated the most with me in 2020.

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While I read a few more, these are the ones that I got the most practical advice out of. They have all profoundly changed the way I work and the way I approach things in my business. They all had a positive

They aren’t recent, and you may have heard of them before. In fact, if you have heard of them before but haven’t read them yet, this is a sign you should stop procrastinating and order them right away.

1. Trust Me, I’m Lying, Ryan Holiday

I have been a fan of Ryan Holiday’s writing for a while, especially in his books about stoicism. …

Charles Tumiotto Jackson

Content Marketer, willing to put the “social” back in Social Media. Let's talk about Social Media Marketing → charlestumiottojackson.com

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