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Helping You Earn an Income as an Actor

AIP025 | How to Make Money Using Your Acting Skills as a Brand Ambassador – with Rachel Venokur

by Ben Hauck / September 9, 2015 / 0 comments

Rachel Venokur of Productions Plus–The Talent Shop talks with host Ben Hauck about using your skills as an actor to generate an income as a brand ambassador.  In the interview, Rachel explains what Productions Plus–The Talent Shop does and how it uses

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AIP024 | How to Be a Person First and an Actor Second – with Aleisha Force

by Ben Hauck / September 2, 2015 / 1 comment

Actor Aleisha Force talks with host Ben Hauck about how being a person first and an actor second helps to organize her life and finances as an actor.  In the interview, Aleisha shares how she categorizes and organizes her various “person” and “actor”

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AIP023 | How the Word “Professional” Applies to You as an Actor

by Ben Hauck / August 26, 2015 / 0 comments

Host Ben Hauck was called “professional” on a set — but what did it mean?  In this episode, Ben covers several meanings of the term “professional” when it comes to your acting career, contrasting dictionary and union definitions of the term with

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AIP022 | How to Strategize Workshops with Casting Directors, Agents, and Managers to Achieve Your Acting Goals – with Gianmarco Soresi

by Ben Hauck / August 19, 2015 / 3 comments

Actor Gianmarco Soresi talks with host Ben Hauck about his incredible year of paying for workshops with casting directors, agents, and managers. In the interview, Gianmarco shares what strategies he used as he spent a large amount of money on workshops and how those strategies

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AIP021 | How Network Marketing for Arbonne Funds My Acting Career – with Sarah Ittner

by Ben Hauck / August 12, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor Sarah Ittner talks with host Ben Hauck about how her work as a network marketer for Arbonne funds her acting career. In the interview, Sarah explains Arbonne and the range of health and wellness products it offers, and what makes network

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AIP020 | My Recap of Episodes 11 through 19

by Ben Hauck / August 5, 2015 / 0 comments

Host Ben Hauck recaps Episodes 11 through 19 of The Acting Income Podcast. In the episode, in addition to summarizing each episode, Ben adds anecdotes about the episodes and explains what he’s learned in the process of producing them. Ben concludes with insights

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AIP019 | Why I Went Fi-Core

by Ben Hauck / July 29, 2015 / 0 comments

Host Ben Hauck opens up about his personal decision as an actor to declare financial core status within his union, SAG-AFTRA.  In the episode, Ben describes his journey to becoming fi-core, his process in determining whether fi-core was right for him as

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AIP018 | How to Work as a Hotel Concierge to Supplement Your Acting Career – with Tom Coll

by Ben Hauck / July 22, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor Tom Coll talks with Ben Hauck about supplementing his acting career with work as a hotel concierge.  In the interview, Tom lists the range of tasks he manages as a hotel concierge in New York City. He also narrates his history in the hotel industry and

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AIP017 | How to Define Your Relationship with Money to Better Finance Your Acting Career – with Jenn Lederer

by Ben Hauck / July 15, 2015 / 0 comments

Life and career coach Jenn Lederer talks with Ben Hauck about money. In the interview, Jenn reveals what she learned about her relationship with money when working as the weekend nanny for a famous real-estate mogul (and U.S. Presidential candidate!), and also when working

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AIP016 | Nannying, Sketching, and Singing Backup to Fund My Acting and Music Careers (plus Live Music!) – with Angie Atkinson

by Ben Hauck / July 8, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor and singer Angie Atkinson talks with Ben Hauck about how she supports her dual careers in acting and singing with income from nannying, sketching, and singing backup. In the interview, Angie describes her jobs, their responsibilities, and the kinds of money

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