What’s a Travel Visa? and Why do International Models need them?

Hopefully at some point in your modeling career you get the chance to travel.  Modeling in America is great all in itself, but getting the added benefit of exploring the world while modeling, is a whole other story.  Almost everyone likes to travel and it is the traveling experience as well as the modeling experience…

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What to do if your Measurements Change?

More than likely at some point within your career of modeling, should you keep at it and become successful, your body measurements and or characteristics will change.  Hopefully you are changing for the better and not the other way around.  Perhaps you are working out a lot more than you did in the past, or perhaps you…

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What to do when you outgrow your current market? When is it time to move?

Every model hopes to be successful one day; to outgrow the small-town they currently reside in and take their talents to New York, Miami, Los Angeles, etc.  Now if you live in one of these cities, I suppose you do not need to read this article as you are already modeling on some of the…

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What is the difference between a Hold and a Booking?

Nothing is more frustrating than believing you have booked a modeling job and come to find out you were only on hold and never fully confirmed.  This happens all the time to models and it is often due to a miss-communication between the agency and the model.  Excitement takes over as the agency calls and all the model hears…

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What are Free-lance Models? How Do They Do It?

The first bit of advice I give most fresh models is, find a good agency.  This is for no other reason than an agency’s job is to find and get models work.  Without an agency, all this leg work is left up to the model and without any connections, it can be incredibly difficult for…

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What is a Mother Agency?

As models get better and become more established, chances are that they will end up having multiple agencies. This can mean agencies in other cities as well as agencies in other countries.  So with all these agencies, which one is the mother agency? A mother agency is an agency who helps a model work with…

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How to Avoid Modeling Scams?

How do you know a modeling scam from what is necessary to be a successful model?  As a beginner, how does one know what to look for and how to avoid them?  It may not always be easy to decipher between what is legit and what it is a scam as many agencies work together…

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How to Model Internationally!

Every model has the dream of traveling and modeling for not only the country they live in, but to eventually travel the world.  They dream of modeling in all the major cities for all the high-end names and designers.  But how do you get started?  The answer may not be what you were thinking.  It may not…

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How to Get Your Pet into Modeling?

If you, like most people do, think of your pet as more of a celebrity than an animal, you have probably thought at some point about pet modeling.  You imagine your pet on the cover of pet magazines, pet food and treat labels, and acting in commercials as well as movies.  Though all this may…

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What Are Comp Cards and Why Do Models Need Them?

Comp cards are essential to a model’s career.  Without them, a model will look unprofessional and inexperienced.  Likewise, strong comp cards are a model’s ticket to booking jobs and leaving a lasting impression.  This is how clients and agencies will remember them, i.e. How they look, How they photograph, How much experience they have?  All this…

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