Monthly Archives: March 2017

Work for Agencies That Respect You!

My friends have been posting amazing things to blog about this week! Thank you! A friend posted this article yesterday and I have seen it before and have the same thoughts about it. I feel like this article is based on common sense but I see how others will disagree. There are different types of

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It’s Tax Time! Here is What You Can Expense.

Tax time is an extremely confusing time for anyone in the promotional modeling/acting industry. When I first started I didn’t know that I could expense anything. Then another promotional model shared her secrets with me and I have saved every receipt since. There is still time to pull together all of your receipts and submit

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The Truth Behind The Modeling Industry

A friend posted this on her Facebook yesterday and most of it wasn’t shocking. I started in the modeling industry at a young age and luckily I knew that I wouldn’t make a lot of money and that this career would be short lived. I went to college, earned two degrees and now do modeling

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Flashback Friday! Promotions in Wrigleyville!

We are days away from opening day and it’s 70 degrees in Chicago today so this picture just makes sense. Last year the Chicago Cubs won the World Series and the city celebrated for weeks, the events never stopped. Can they win again this year? Hopefully! Team Pink Avenue

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Best Clothes for Your Next Photoshoot

I love the color white, it is my first choice when getting dressed. My favorite outfit is a white t shirt, jeans and flip flops or a cute sandal, it fits my personality I guess. Back in the day when I did a ton of photo shoots I would want to wear white and every

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How Pictures Can Come Back to Haunt You

I can relate to this article and I know a lot of other promotional models probably can to. When I was in college I bartended on the weekends, then was recruited as a promotional model which led to events, trade shows, photo shoots and print modeling. At the time I was so excited about all

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Pick Your Promotional Modeling Agencies Wisely

The promotional models are at it again on social media. Today I saw a post on the Brand Ambassadors of San Francisco that talked about all of the new companies popping up. It’s true, I have seen so many new companies the past couple of years but most of them don’t last. You can only

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ITW 2017 – Chicago!

It has been a long time since we have brought up the past but today is Friday and we’re going to take a look back at past events. ITW is a convention that takes place in Chicago every May. We have staffed promotional models for this show for many years and the trade show keeps getting

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Happy National Women’s Day!

Today is a great day and seeing posts from strong women around the world is so inspiring! Of course there are the asshole men out there trying to take this day away from us, I saw those tweets, FB posts and crappy comments on Instagram. We won’t let that get to us, those are the

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Plastic Surgery is on the Rise

I saw an article over the weekend and at first I was surprised but then I thought about all of my friends that have had work done and it made sense. According to this article there were almost 1.8 MILLION cosmetic surgeries done last year. I think that is a lot. These surgeries consist of

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