About the instructor
For the last 19 years Jake has worked on everything from animated films to comics to picture books. For several years he worked for Reel FX and Blue Sky Studios on such projects as Horton Hears a Who, Rio, and Epic. He is the creator of the popular Inktober drawing challenge. Jake currently works as an illustrator and cartoonist on children's books and comics. He works out of his home studio in Utah.
Learn how grow an online following for your work
Exposure is essential for artists to get work and build an audience. Luckily you live in the year 2016 where (thanks to social media) it's never been easier for you to get noticed for your work and build a fanbase. In this lecture, Jake Parker shares his social media doctrine, best practices, and strategies that helped him get over 250,000 Instagram followers, 175,000 Facebook likes, and 50,000 YouTube subscribers. Jake will break down how to use each platform, how to engage followers, discuss current trends in social media, and what you should never, ever, ever-in-a-thousand-years, do on Instagram.
In this class Jake walks you through the steps to creating a solid online presence and specific strategies and tactics that top social media accounts use to grow their following. In this lecture you will learn:
- How to plan out your overall social media strategy
- How to define your personal brand
- Best practices for maximum engagement
- Strategies for all the big social media platforms
- Specific tactics for each platform
- Why you should or shouldn’t use each platform
- *And really, what you should never do on instagram. Please stop doing this people, it makes you look like a newbie : )
What our students had to say about this:
“I honestly didn’t think I would learn anything new that I hadn’t already read up on this subject before. But I was pleasantly surprised by the content that Jake had to offer. I had instant results after applying some of the suggestions into my next Instagram post on Friday. I usually get about 30-40 likes on my posts and it jumped to 66 and I got 6 new followers! That’s just from one day one post! So thank you for all the amazing info! Hopefully I can continue to grow my fan base using all this new info. Here’s to 10k followers! ;)”
Sybil Cohen https://www.instagram.com/sybil_s_cohen/
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