How to become a model in Lagos with no money
Lagos is the commercial capital of Nigeria and if there is any place you can make it, it is Lagos. Lagos is filled with opportunities and once you make it in Lagos you have made it in Nigeria. Modeling is hot in Lagos and it is one of the best places in Nigeria to pursue a modeling career because of its unending opportunities.
Just like anywhere opportunity lies there is competition and money helps to overthrow the competition. But that doesn’t mean that you have to be rich to start a modeling career in Lagos worry. In this short article, we will discuss how to be a model in Lagos with no money. Continue reading to discover how.
- Modeling auditions /casting calls
You need to be seen to be shown favor. You can’t dream of being a model while seating in your room doing nothing.
Lagos is a big city nobody is going to discover your modeling skill by you staying indoors all day. Heaven helps those who help themselves.
Go for auditions/open casting calls and show what you can do. This will help you to gain experience and network. We are not saying that you will get picked in your first casting call but you need to put yourself out there.
- Make use of Instagram
We cannot overemphasize the importance of social media in the life of an aspiring model. Social media tools like Instagram have been known to launch the career of many famous models. The great thing about social media is that it is free. So you get to promote yourself without spending any money. Tag your friends and ask them to share your modeling pictures. Instagram will connect you to talent scouts, big brands, agencies in Lagos right from the comfort of your home for free.