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IFH 042: Social Media – 11 Ways to Use It to Sell Your Indie Film

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Social Media: How to Use It to Sell Your Film

Social media is a mystery to most filmmakers. It’s really easy to get lost in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Youtube, SnapChat, Periscope, or any of the hundreds of other social media platforms available online.

With so many choices and platforms to learn many of us just don’t even bother but for those that take the time to educate themselves on social media and it’s power the rewards can be HUGE.

Marketing an indie film today without including social media is crazy. To watch how Star Wars: The Force Awakens leveraged social media in their marketing campaign was like watching Bobby Fisher play chess…masterful.

In this episode I give you a few tips on how to use social media to build your brand, sell your product or promote your film. I also introduce my new social media mega online course: Twitter Hacks for Filmmakers: How to Get 10,000 True Fans in 10 Weeks

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