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Model Agency: Seriousness is the A&O for a sustainable career as a Model

Modelagentur, seriousness, Berlin, that’s the perfect mix for most experienced models. Of course, seriousness also comes first for young models in Hamburg and Munich. The search is partly quite complex, especially if you are already 14 or 15 years old and are interested in modeling the topic. Finding the right model agency takes a few days. Let’s take a look today at how you can find the perfect model agency for you in Berlin, or in other cities. Mainly, what do you think of a serious modeling agency?

Tip 1 – Online Model Agency and Models

The easiest way to get an overview is to have a look at the different model agencies in your city online. It is worthwhile to search through as many agencies as possible. But why exactly is that? Of course, many search first at Instagram, or Google. If you only look at about three or four agencies, this is not enough for an exact overview. So that you can distinguish which agencies work at a very high level and which at less, you need a targeted and wide-ranging search. On the pages of the model agencies you can have a look at the different models. Here you can see whether the agency also works for fashion magazines, or whether the models are also booked for larger advertising campaigns and commercials. The more extensive the portfolio, the more renowned the agency is. Quality can be distinguished by the following criteria: Appearance of the models Among other things, natural photos, not only a lot of styling and make-up jobs for fashion magazines, advertising campaigns and commercialsOnline shopsCustomers, e.g. on the basis of markings

Tip 2 – Become a model and build your career

Career development is very important. It is not only in sports such as football that careers are planned for the long term. This is also the case with models and their careers. You can see very well from the young talent work whether the agency also invests in its younger models. For example, you should pay attention to different photo sets, so that models have not only one track shot, but different in their model folder can show. The photos should look as natural as possible.

Model Agency: Costs – Do I have to pay money?

Do costs arise in a model agency? In principle, as we have already explained in other articles, you should never have to pay anything to be accepted into a model agency!

Model agencies that are serious and have renowned customers want to earn money together with you. Therefore, it is important that a good agency will not charge you any money for the agency admission. Therefore there are no costs.

Costs of self-employment

Nevertheless, after some time you will incur some costs, because you are an independent entrepreneur. This includes, for example, travel expenses when you go to a casting. If you are later booked for jobs, in most cases customers will pay for travel and accommodation. For the first steps, however, you must occasionally buy a train ticket, or drive a few kilometers with the car. You should be aware of that.

Costs for outfits and make up

For such castings you only have to invest in basic outfits, e.g. black jeans, black simple shoes and tops, the same again in white. In addition, there are basic materials such as make-up. If something is missing from a photoshooting set, you immediately have something suitable with you and come across as super professional. Experts always have a suitcase with them, as they transport all their basics and have them ready to hand. Should a job or casting opportunity arise spontaneously, you can immediately grab your sports bag and get going. So you save time and don’t risk forgetting important things just because it gets hectic.

Costs for first-class photographers

The more jobs you have and the more money you save to get professional footage, the more rewarding it is to invest in a good photographer later. At the beginning you build up your model portfolio with test shootings and ideally also with smaller jobs. The test shootings are for the photographer as well as for the model, but also for the make-up artist for the portfolio. That means no money’s paid here. These so-called test shootings are a great opportunity to gain experience and practice, especially for you. At some point, however, you want photos that you don’t get through such a free shooting, then you have to invest in photographers.

Model Agency Evaluation

Good ratings are very important for any model agency. Because ratings show positive feedback. They also show you as a young model how serious a model agency is. So if you already see in your Google search that an agency has an average of only two stars for several ratings, you might want to keep your hands off it right from the start. If an agency has more than 3.5 stars, you can almost always assume that it is a good job. Even though it gets harder and harder, here is a good overview of what the majority of opinions about a model agency are. If a model agency has more than 4 stars or even almost 5 stars, you can be sure, if there are many reviews, that the model agency does a good job, has good references and good recommendations!

It is important that you always have a close look at ratings, likes and comments. So we’ll give you a little tip on how to assess the quality of the ratings. Nowadays you can buy both positive and negative feedback. If you look at a few indicators, you can easily see if they are real comments or bought ones. Also this should always play a role in your model agency rating!

Where can you see Reviews about Model Agencies?

There are many reviews about model agencies on the Internet. However, it is important that you use a portal that reflects different opinions and does not only include one or two reviews. Ideally, 20 or 30 people should have voted, because this will also tell you the size of a model agency. Those who have only managed to make two or three recommendations so far are either still at the beginning or their performance is not good enough yet. For ratings there are different portals, e.g. Google.

Google Reviews on Model Agencies

On Google you get a very good overview, because Google has the most users in Germany. This gives you a good overview of the different opinions and statements of people. The small disadvantage is that everyone is allowed to give an evaluation. For example, people who have not been accepted into the agency and are therefore angry are critical. In the short moment of rejection, one clicks quickly on Google and gives a bad rating. As a model, you should also pay attention to this and always ask yourself, is the evaluation serious or not constructive?

Here you can see some of our Google ratings:

Ratings on Instagram

There is no direct way to rate model agencies on Instagram, but you can see how well a model agency takes care of its models, castings, jobs and news from the likes and dislikes of the followers. Those who constantly have something new to report also make a lot of effort. It is important to make sure that the model agency has not only many followers, which you can buy relatively cheaply, but also that the interaction is right. How many Likes does a single photo have? Is the number always relatively the same or do the numbers fluctuate? This could also be an indication for bought Likes. Are there comments from real users? All these factors should always be taken into account in your evaluation.

Here you can find our Instagram Channel:

Rating on Facebook

Facebook is used by many users, which is why there is a good opportunity to view reviews and form an opinion, especially for products with an older target group. However, the users on Facebook are rather older and there are many trolls here as well, paid by competitors or just looking for rejection. Nevertheless one can get a very good overview.

Here you can see some of our Facebook reviews

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Rating by online portals

In the internet there are two, three very good model portals where you can find model agencies worldwide. These agencies are hand researched and also evaluated by an editor. By different quality criteria, they are finally included in the list. Here you will find two recommendations where you can find many good agencies for your city:

Good luck with your search! If you are looking for more tips for your model application, have a look at our other articles and learn how to contact a model agency.