5 Things you have to know to be a model

Where do I start?

Starting out in the modeling industry can be difficult, especially if you don’t know what kind of modeling you want to do. If you are unsure about what you want to do or what you are even able to do, then we recommend you start by learning about the different types of modeling. Studying each type of modeling there is in the industry is a great way to find which one suits you best. Click here to view and learn about the types of modeling there is to choose from. You will be pleasantly surprised to see just how many different types of models there is and how many modeling opportunities there are.

Know your Strong points!

Once you’ve landed on what type of modeling you want to do, you want to be aware of what it will take to succeed in that type of modeling. It’s important for you to know yourself and your strong points. It’s always a good idea to learn about the industry you want to work in and research what you need to know for the type of modeling you want to do. See below to sign up for information from the PMTM Agency to help get you one step closer to reaching your goal of becoming a model!

Your First Impression

Once you are listed with the PMTM Agency, we will help you put together a digital composite! Locally, we do not do model portfolios anymore. Instead, we do everything online because it is easier and faster. Once you sign with PMTM, we will work on a digital composite for you that we will send to our clients. However, not all places are using digital composites. New York and LA are all still using portfolios, although they are beginning to do more things digitally. If your goal is to move to one of the major markets then you will need to have a portfolio. Your digital composite and portfolio will need to have high-quality photos that best show off your personality and style in order to match the type of modeling you are striving to do. Keep in mind that your digital composite or portfolio will be the first impression you make on a potential client so you want it to be great!

Finding yourself an agency

If you know what kind of modeling you want to do, then make sure to look for a modeling agency because they will be able to assist you in pursuing your dreams! If you are still not sure what type of modeling you want to do, that’s ok because agencies are also very good at helping aspiring models find the right direction to pursue. The best agencies will always keep you and your modeling career in their best interest and will assist you in reaching your goal of becoming a model.

Doing your best

The best models aren’t “the best” just because of their talent and skills, they also have great personalities! On top of having a great look, having a good personality makes all the difference in the modeling industry. Models often require a different personality based on the type of modeling they’re pursuing, which is another reason why it’s important to research and figure out exactly what type of modeling you want to do. Find a job you know you can do your personal best with and don’t forget to work to your best ability.