No matter what you do you always have to dress to the occasion/audience you're addressing. In writing it's the same issue. If you, like me, write YA then there's no point in trying to get adults attentions, but how do you reach the right audience without going to the extreme and holding neon sign above your head that screams "Look Over Here." - and even that might not work.
I recently attended an interview for a job at a big event on the Gold Coast where the audience (interviewer) was different than I was used to. Where professional suits and smart casual attire usually was the way to go, I chose to dress down because I was applying for a job at a music festival... lucky I did because I would have felt like an idiot amongst all the jeans and tees. So, knowing the target auience is a good thing, no matter what the occasion.
But how? Knowing the desired audience is one thing, reaching them is another matter entirely. The internet provides lots of opportunities to target the crowd you want, whether it's through Mypace, Twitter or even YouTube. Making use of the right networks will be a step closer to finding that audience.
P.S. I got the job, so now I get to go to a old out festival, and better yet, get paid to do so.
Celebrate the Small Things 28-4-17
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