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Model Release Form

[memberonly level=“Group Membership for Businesses of 2-5 individuals, Student, Individual or Solo-Preneur”] A model release form is a contractual document that specifies how you can use someone's image and likeness in your marketing. This document may be very specific or…

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Creating a Pole-based Event Business

If you are looking to create, run or found a pole-related event of any size from a studio showcase to a multi-day event, ask yourself these six questions before officially starting to build your plan and your budget: Why am…

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What is a SWOT Analysis?

A SWOT analysis is a straightforward, yet powerful process to help you make informed, business decisions. SWOT is an acronym that stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. You can use this process as a planning tool for opening or…

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What to Expect from Paid Photoshoots

Instructors, performers, SWers and other pole businesses can all benefit from having professional photoshoots to improve their brand image! This post is focused on an individual working either in a trade photoshoot or paid photoshoot capacity. For information on building…

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What is SAG and Why as a Performer You Should Care?

SAG for short or SAG-AFTRA as the full name is the Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. It is an American labor union representing approximately 160,000 film and television actors, journalists, radio personalities, recording artists,…

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What to Expect from a Paid Pole Gig as a Newbie

As a performer, paid roles can vary by who hires you, what/who you’re actually performing for, the purpose of the performance, etc. If you’re booked to perform on any type of professional set tied to a known musician, TV show…

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