What You THINK Your Publicist Does vs. What She ACTUALLY Does

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Publicists, am I right? If you only know us from movies and TV, you’d think we’re mystical creatures with all-access media passes and a contacts list filled with A-listers. You just sign on the dotted line and—poof!—you’re the next media sensation. 

Well, not exactly. Here’s what you might THINK we do versus what we ACTUALLY do.

The Magic Wand Myth

You’ve inked the deal, eagerly waiting for the calls and emails to roll in. But here’s the reality check: we don’t actually have magic wands. What we do have is strategy, grit, and a phone that’s been clinging to life at 1% battery since 2012. Our methods actually involve less abracadabra and more persistent emails and follow-ups.

The Green-Eyed Monster

You might think we’re playing favorites, gifting the best gigs to others but ignoring you. We promise we’re not cackling in a dark corner, happily handing your dream bookings to other clients. We’re matchmakers at our core, always working to sync your unique vibe with the right opportunities.

The Big Leagues Dream

You may think we’re pitching you to nothing but small-time gigs. Wrong. We pitch you to every Tom, Dick, and Kelly Clarkson out there. True, we have to kick things off somewhere, and what seems like a “little show” could be the stepping stone to your prime-time spotlight. You know the old saying: Everybody starts somewhere!

The Pitching Presumption

“Surely they haven’t thought of pitching me to XYZ,” you might think. Spoiler alert: we definitely have. We’ve pitched, strategized, and probably even dreamt about it. We’re always several steps ahead, juggling plans A, B, and C to make sure your story gets heard.

The Rebooking Fallacy

Nailed it last time? That’s why you’re back on the show! But it’s not just because of your charisma — although that’s definitely a big part of it. But behind the scenes, we’ve been working our charm, making sure your last appearance wasn’t a one-off.

The “Easy-Peasy” Illusion

You may think securing your spot on the screen is a breeze. If only! No. It’s a marathon, not a sprint and we’re in it for the long game, navigating all the NOs, maybes, and the dreaded “I’ll get back to you,” all to secure the big yesses for you.

Look, we’re not hoarding a secret stash of fairy dust; we’re grinding day in and day out to help you dazzle the masses. While instant fame isn’t in our bag of tricks, making sure you’re not just another face in the crowd certainly is. *Cue applause.*