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Victoria Cosplay
Posts: 7
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


What other websites/avenues would you recommend aside from Model Mayhem or Craig's List to find work?
Nov 14 12 05:33 am  Link  Quote 
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Brightonn
Posts: 234
New Orleans, Louisiana, US


hmmm, are we not allowed to answer her, I'll take a chance:

i love tumblr.com  though its more of a portfolio site.

i have found a few good collaborative opportunities on onemodelplace.com
but it's a difficult site to generate much work through without paying.

craigslist.org - but obviously checking references etc. is difficult and I have only found it sucessful in the south

modeldesire.com  - newish

mayhem and selective or semi-selective agencies are probably your best bet.
Nov 14 12 07:12 am  Link  Quote 
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Victoria Cosplay
Posts: 7
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


Brightonn wrote:
hmmm, are we not allowed to answer her, I'll take a chance:

i love tumblr.com  though its more of a portfolio site.

i have found a few good collaborative opportunities on onemodelplace.com
but it's a difficult site to generate much work through without paying.

craigslist.org - but obviously checking references etc. is difficult and I have only found it sucessful in the south

modeldesire.com  - newish

mayhem and selective or semi-selective agencies are probably your best bet.

Thank you very much. I appreciate the help smile

Nov 14 12 07:26 am  Link  Quote 
Model
Kaley King
Posts: 1,027
Jefferson City, Missouri, US


You can also network through twitter, and facebook....make a fan page...reach out to photographers.
Nov 14 12 08:11 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
ontherocks
Posts: 22,212
Salem, Oregon, US


facebook (models often have a separate account for their modeling).

zivity

hit up the meetup.com glamour groups
Nov 14 12 08:24 am  Link  Quote 
Model
Noodz by TC
Posts: 108
Los Angeles, California, US


twoharts wrote:
facebook (models often have a separate account for their modeling).

zivity

hit up the meetup.com glamour groups

These

Nov 14 12 08:30 am  Link  Quote 
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Kelleth
Posts: 2,505
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Facebook.
Nov 14 12 09:12 am  Link  Quote 
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Brianne L
Posts: 277
OTTSVILLE, Pennsylvania, US


I actually find that Facebook really helps. Not only does having a fan page to get your name out there help, but joining Facebook "Groups"  for areas that you base yourself in helps a lot too. I just joined one last night and I already have had photographers add me asking to collaborate.
OneModelPlace has some people too, but the site runs too slowly/weirdly for my liking so I have stopped using it some time ago.
Nov 14 12 11:27 am  Link  Quote 
Model
Brightonn
Posts: 234
New Orleans, Louisiana, US


La Lana  wrote:
You can also network through twitter, and facebook....make a fan page...reach out to photographers.

I find fan pages hard to publicize on facebook, unless you pay periodically for ads.

Nov 14 12 11:32 am  Link  Quote 
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Dekilah
Posts: 4,868
Detroit, Michigan, US


Right now I book shoots one of three ways:

1. Model Mayhem

2. Via being in FB groups and responding to casting in those

3. Group shoot situations

Facebook groups are really, really good and I see more casting calls and such posted there than any where else now.
Nov 14 12 12:58 pm  Link  Quote 
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-Nadya-
Posts: 325
Houston, Texas, US


Brightonn wrote:
hmmm, are we not allowed to answer her, I'll take a chance:

i love tumblr.com  though its more of a portfolio site.

i have found a few good collaborative opportunities on onemodelplace.com
but it's a difficult site to generate much work through without paying.

craigslist.org - but obviously checking references etc. is difficult and I have only found it sucessful in the south

modeldesire.com  - newish

mayhem and selective or semi-selective agencies are probably your best bet.

be extra careful with CL. I submitted about 50 e-mails to modeling casting calls. I got 10 replies. 5 of them we discussed a shoot with but agreed that we had different interests. The other 5 offered some pretty interesting job opportunities that were NOT mentioned before... private escort, personal "body" masseuse for $500 a week, and a lot of compliments followed by requests for dirty images

I think if you are in the mood for a good laugh in return for dozens of e-mails sent, go for it.. it may pay off eventually smile

Nov 14 12 01:11 pm  Link  Quote 
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-Nadya-
Posts: 325
Houston, Texas, US


You can find photographers on here that do workshops in your area and join (or make!) a FB page for the workshop group! great way to keep in touch and remind everyone of your availability.
Nov 14 12 01:13 pm  Link  Quote 
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-Nadya-
Posts: 325
Houston, Texas, US


You can find photographers on here that do workshops in your area and join (or make!) a FB page for the workshop group! great way to keep in touch and remind everyone of your availability.
Nov 14 12 01:13 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Olivier
Posts: 59
Brussels, Brussels, Belgium


Victoria Cosplay wrote:
What other websites/avenues would you recommend aside from Model Mayhem or Craig's List to find work?

productionparadise.com
modelmanagement.com
modelwirenetwork.com

many more but its some press offices based outside the usa

olivier

Nov 14 12 01:14 pm  Link  Quote 
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Anne_C
Posts: 728
Bellingham, Washington, US


Meetup.com

See if there are any photography groups in your area.  Recently I've been doing group shoots for less than my normal rate -- but the tips and handing out my business card to photographers who are interested in an individual shoot has more than made up for it.
Nov 14 12 01:20 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
a raw muse
Posts: 2,942
Brooklyn, New York, US


What works for me:

Post local availability notices and travel notices frequently on MM
Browse local people who have logged on in past 2 days sorted by recent activity

Post model availability notice on craigslist artist community section (with recent images)
browse talent gigs, creative gigs, artists community daily

Another art model recommended dropping off business cards at local art schools, it just takes knowing where the art department is and getting in the door.
Nov 14 12 01:24 pm  Link  Quote 
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Olivier
Posts: 59
Brussels, Brussels, Belgium


Victoria Cosplay wrote:
What other websites/avenues would you recommend aside from Model Mayhem or Craig's List to find work?

http://www.modeljobspro.com/us/

http://www.spotlight.com/

http://home.castingnetworks.com/

Nov 15 12 01:33 am  Link  Quote 
Model
Jojo West
Posts: 972
Silver Spring, Maryland, US


twoharts wrote:
facebook (models often have a separate account for their modeling).

zivity

hit up the meetup.com glamour groups

+1

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, it's the age of technology and social networking.

I'd be weary of craigslist, I suspect there would be tons of GWCs just looking to get you to take your knickers off.

Nov 15 12 01:45 pm  Link  Quote 
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