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Successful Artists Lead

You Are A Leader

Any artist with big success has fans. You want fans. But what are fans? Fans are followers. Followers follow a leader. Successful artists are leaders. You must be a leader. Word-of-Mouth Marketing guru Seth Godin in his book Tribes talks about this very thing. He states, “A tribe is a group of people connected to one […]

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Crafting Personality Part II: Traits, Quirks, and Habits

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  What up, Artists? Let’s continue our discussion on building a character’s personality. Since we’ve already talked about differentiation, we can now go on to talk about all of the other parts of personality. I’m talking about traits, quirks, mannerisms, habits, preferences, and everything else. It’s a lot to take in so let’s try and […]

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The White Moment

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Did you ever wonder how an athlete could keep going, through pain, through fatigue, through injury and disappointment? Or how an actor could push on through rejection, crap reviews, tabloid smut, through everything? How is it that a basketball player could practice his jump shot again and again and again? And how can you get […]

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Managing Your Career

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You are a business. Yes, you. You think you’re an artist; of course, it is a lot more fashionable to say so, but you are a business. To be productive, all businesses need good management. Time management is one key to this. But production management is another. So how does one manage production? With focus and […]

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Restructuring for Success

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As artists, we all have problems with motivation every now and then. On Artists Underground, we have discussed a few ways to become and stay motivated, including using time efficiency and accountability. Another way to keep motivated is to surround yourself with artists and individuals who are better than you. “You are the average of the […]

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