Four Habits of Highly Bookable Vendors: A Look At GigMasters Top 100 Bookers

Posted by Drew Stoga on December 17, 2012

Here’s a silly question: do you want to book more gigs? I’m pretty sure that no matter how busy you are, the answer is a resounding “yes.”

Of course, there’s no secret booking formula. The closest thing we can offer is a look at our most successful vendors. That’s why today we’re sharing some insider info from the 100 members who booked the most gigs with us in 2012.

The goal here isn't to put any one on a pedestal. We’re hoping that you can learn a thing or two from the habits of these successful members.

habits of highly bookable

Let's take a closer look!

77 Reviews – I realize that number could be quite intimidating for a new member but, trust me, good reviews lead to more good reviews. Quality reviews improve your standing on GigMasters and build trust with future clients. More here: 5 Tips for Scoring 5-Star Reviews.

11 Categories – In many ways, quality really is more important than quantity when it comes to picking your categories. Not so long ago we pointed you towards our top categories of 2012 – choose wisely my friend. (And feel free to contact us with any questions about which categories are best for you).

4 Profile Videos – You've probably heard it before but we’ll say it again: Our stats show that profile videos make you four times as likely to get booked. Need help making a video? Here are 5 Ways to Make a Low-Budget Video.

20 Profile Photos – A picture is worth a thousand words. But not just any picture. Check out The Secrets to Great Profile Photos to learn exactly what types of photos work best on GigMasters.


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