Everything You Need to Know About YouTube Keywords

Whether you’re posting clips of your stand-up, a web series, vlogs, or any other content, YouTube is a wonderful way for comedians to reach a new audience. But how do you break through the clutter of the billions of videos available? Simple. You learn how the system works. 1) There are three places the YouTubeRead more

No, Your Joke Wasn’t Stolen

Ever since Joe Rogan outed Carlos Mencia as a joke thief, the internet has been looking for their next victim. I am an outspoken critic of comedians (and civilians) who steal intellectual property and pass it off as their own. However, while joke thieves do exist and need to be dealt with accordingly (Like JoshRead more

How To Use Twitter Hashtag Games to Take Over the World

Anyone on twitter has seen comedians play hashtag games. Many come from @Midnight, others come from promotional companies, and some are spontaneous. But all of them can help you as a comedian. Hashtag games help you sharpen your skills and get exposure, and I recommend you play them at least once a week, if notRead more

What to Expect When You’re Expecting . . . To Be Paid at a Club

Like every other talent-based industry, there is no set pay scale for comedians. Your pay for club work depends largely on your ability to make money for that club. But there are generally accepted industry standards. Sometimes there are outliers – for instance, a small venue won’t have the budget of a bigger club. TheRead more