Tuesday, September 04, 2018

It's Not Show Art - It's Show Business

This is from an Email series by our friend, top photographer Robert Voltaire (@robertvoltaire). The message rings true for anyone trying to break in or become successful in any industry. From actors and models to authors and photographers - this is worth subscribing to. For the rest of this message, hit the link below. Subscriptions are free. This one is shared with permission. NSFW

"Forgive me for this rant but if you're poor it's your fault.

I understand.  I used to live in that world, but I gave up poverty a while back.

You're broke because you don't know how to market yourself properly.

It's that simple.

You are living your life on a hamster wheel.  Every week you call your friends or family and discuss the same thing: you don't have any money and you don't know what to do about it.  The time is passing and you're just getting older and to be honest they are tired of hearing about it.

You may be talented.  Whoop de doo. Talent means very little when it comes to creating wealth" ...