How Do I Market Myself As A Comedian?

The very best marketing tool any comedian can have is a stand-up comedy act that causes audiences howl with laughter on a consistent basis. Here’s why I say that: It will be a comedian’s stand-up comedy act that will get Continue reading How Do I Market Myself As A Comedian?

What Are The Basic Joke Formulas I Can Use To Develop My Stand-up Comedy Act?

Many new comedians are under the false impression that if they can just learn and understand joke formulas that they will be better able to “write” a stand-up comedy act that gets laughs. The reality is that joke formulas as Continue reading What Are The Basic Joke Formulas I Can Use To Develop My Stand-up Comedy Act?

If My Comedy Material Reads Funny On Paper, Will It Be Funny On Stage?

Probably one of the most prevalent misconceptions about writing a stand-up comedy routine is that if it reads funny from a piece of paper or word processor then it will automatically be funny when delivered on stage. By its very Continue reading If My Comedy Material Reads Funny On Paper, Will It Be Funny On Stage?

What Can I Do To Stand Out As A Comedian?

If you subscribe to what most of the popular books on stand-up comedy have to offer about standing out from other comedians, they imply or blatantly express that you need to develop some sort of “hook” or gimmick. I don’t Continue reading What Can I Do To Stand Out As A Comedian?

How Can I Develop My Comedy Timing As A Comedian?

Comedy timing for comedians is more than just stopping talking when the audience starts laughing and starting talking when the audience stops laughing. But I will also say this – most new comedians don’t realize that they already have most Continue reading How Can I Develop My Comedy Timing As A Comedian?