Author Archives: Simon Caine


How To Find An Audience For Your Show

In February 2015 I interviewed Liz Miele for the Ask The Industry podcast about how she went viral and a lightbulb went off in my head… everything I’ve been doing in my day job (in terms of outreach)  can be transferred into my comedy career.   Before I carry on,I’d highly recommend you listen to

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Why I started an email newsletter

I’ve been semi-obsessed with the idea of building social media communities for over half a decade. For the last 3 years I’ve been trying to build a Twitter following. I’ve got over 4,000 so far but there’s something about it which I’ve started to feel less than comfortable with. I think it’s largely because the

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EP 20 – Joe Lycett – How to get the right agent, promote a show and which comedy competitions are worth entering.

Total run time: 1 hour 48 mins 11 secs. Ways to listen to the show… Subscribe using iTunes here. Download the individual episode by right clicking this link and clicking “save link as”. You can also add the RSS feed to your podcast app of choice with the non-iTunes link you can find here. Stream the episode

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Some thoughts on comedy uniforms

At the end of 2014 I was introduced to the 6 items of clothing or less challenge. I’ve still not done it. The basic principle is that you pick your favourite 6 items of clothing and only wear them for the month. This does not include socks, pants, jackets, shoes or accessories. Part of the

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