Every Friday I break down the 10 things I think you most need to see this week, including a mix of posts on this site and other stuff from around the web that I think should be on your radar. Here’s this week’s countdown…
10. A 54-Minute Discussion About How Comedians Should Approach Their Career
This Connected Comedy post features an audio clip of an interview I did with comedian Jordan Cooper in which we talk about a wide range of challenges and opportunities that comedians face.
9. Netflix Announces Its First Original Programming
Deadline.com breaks the story that Netflix is getting into the original content business, which could potentially result in a huge shift in the way the entertainment industry operates.
8. 5 Free Tips For Booking Your Own Comedy Tour
In this Connected Comedy post, I offer some advice to a comedian who’s gearing up to try to book his first national tour on his own.
7. A Look At How Direct-To-Fan Marketing Can Work
This Hypebot article features a behind-the-scenes look at a direct-to-fan marketing campaign that’s being used to break a new music act, but it’s very relevant to the way I believe comedians should be approaching their careers as well.
6. How A Reader Worked A Connected Comedy Tip Into His Act And Got Great Results
Comedian Ray Harrington implemented one of the things I recommended in this post, and shares the story of its success.
5. The Winners Of New York’s Excellence In Comedy Awards
The Comic’s Comic breaks down this year’s winners.
4. Ben Franklin’s Daily Schedule
Over on the Connected Comedy Tumblr page, I shared this photo of Ben Franklin’s daily calendar – it might give you a little inspiration.
3. How To Get 100 New Fans To Your Website Every Day
The Promote Your Music blog has an interesting post full of suggestions for how you can get some free traffic to your website.
2. The Biggest Misconception About How To Use Twitter
In this Connected Comedy post, I explain how you can get more out of your time spent on Twitter if you use it in the right way.
1. How To Add Clickable Links To YouTube Videos
This video has a demonstration of a cool trick you can use to add clickable links to any YouTube video that you embed anywhere outside of YouTube itself.
Looking for more? Check out my previous Connected Countdown posts.