Anthony Toma, CEO of Nine9 called The Unagency has changed the way models and actors are marketed in the industry. He has owned and operated businesses in the retail industry and entertainment industry. The idea came when he found a franchise that focused on modeling and acting. He purchased the franchise located in Orlando Florida.
Eventually he owned 26 franchises across the US for modeling and acting. The franchise went under and he developed his own business through Coral Reef Productions. It now does business as Nine9.
He brings his ideas to life by first writing them down than presenting them to his team. They discuss their ideas and often put them online to test on the public. Anthony thinks one trait that helps him succeed in his ability to listen to other people.
Nine9 strives to treat all their talent with respect and kindness. Their staff works to develop relationships and offer them every tool or opportunity to succeed in a very competitive business. The provide clients with nationwide access to casting calls, and auditions. They can meet with industry leaders at monthly meetings and workshops. They also provide a database of talent for the industry to search through.
The staff has over 10 years experience and uses the latest technology to help models and actor find work. It is a commission free environment and models and actors are placed due to the staff working together. Their casting recognition software matches actors and models with casting calls suited to their talents and more information click here.
Anthony Toma says that failure that taught him how to succeed. When you fail he says you learn from your mistakes and when you quit than you are a failure. He claims that what helped Nine9 become a success was installing and EOS system. This is a Entrepreurial Operating System and Nine9’s lacrosse camp.
This system helped their staff to focus on the strengths of our models, actors, and staff. It helps us avoid putting anyone in a comprising or bad situation. We don’t send out anyone on a casting call that is a bad fit. For Nine9 agency he finds Facebook and Instagram good marketing tools to use. It helps them with networking and keeping appointments.
Anthony Toma summarized his success with Nine9 with this statement. The major reason for his success is because he is surrounded by a great team that he can rely on every day and what Nine9 knows.