Category Archives: Useful Ideas

Headshots

I type out a lot of CV’s for other actors. This week I’m doing the webpages for an agent with 22 clients. So as you can imagine I’m more than familiar with the trends and fashions that actors are adopting. … Continue reading

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Convert video files

So here’s your dilemma. You’ve got a video file in .avi format but you need to convert it for whatever reason to .mp4 – or vice versa. Or perhaps it’s two completely different formats but the problem remains the same. … Continue reading

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Impressive emails! Simple, yet so effective!

In previous posts I’ve covered the idea of email mail outs by suggesting using websites like Mailchimp. But what if you don’t have time to design a big newsletter. After all you’ve spent a lot of time posting your updates … Continue reading

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Free DIY online website builder!

Free is the key – the mantra of ActorCV as we continue to advise you on great ways of getting yourself online for as little or no cost at all. And this new site, you will love! We’ve reviewed many … Continue reading

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Emailing large files (like video)

So the Hollywood producer you had lunch with has given you their email address and has asked you to send them your showreel. But hang on, the file size of your showreel is 1.6GB’s – huge – too huge for … Continue reading

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Easy ways to Screencapture

Here’s a useful trick! So you’ve just been on TV and the production company have sent you a brief recording on DVD of your big moment. Ok, it was for 5 seconds and if anyone had nipped to the loo … Continue reading

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The SnackTools range!

The SnackTools range is a series of online apps that allows you to design, for free, a large assortment of media that you may wish to include on your website. The list goes thus: BannerSnack – Create great banners in … Continue reading

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A URL by any other name….

You don’t have to have one domain name. You can have as many as you like and have them all point to the same site. This website, www.actorcv.co.uk, also owns www.actorcv.com. When you type in the latter you are taken … Continue reading

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