Tag: working for yourself

  • The Gin Lab: My Recap

    The Gin Lab: My Recap

    Recently, I had the opportunity to attend an event called The Gin Lab. Being that I don’t have much knowledge about gin compared to other spirits, I figured it would be a great event for me to attend and learn a thing or two. This event was held at Sbraga in Philadelphia. I had never […]

  • “I don’t fit the casting description, should I still go?” – #ModelTipTuesday #ModelAdvice

    “I don’t fit the casting description, should I still go?” – #ModelTipTuesday #ModelAdvice

    Another #ModelTipTuesday post for ya! These posts will be dedicated to your questions about modeling. If there are any questions you have, send them to me via any of my social media sites, or email me your questions. I will either respond to them directly or respond to you and post the question as a blog […]

  • I changed my name…on Social Media ;-)

    I changed my name…on Social Media 😉

    For the past 10+ years on various social media networks my screenname was “CompleteBeauty”. In 2015, I turned 30 (dun dun DUNNNNN) and I took a look back on my digital life and re-evaluated how I am known online and if it really reflects me. I have been modeling and working with various beverage brands […]

  • “How do I know if its a scam?” Part 1 #ModelTipTuesday

    “How do I know if its a scam?” Part 1 #ModelTipTuesday

    Day 4 – Still kickin it on Alex Beadon’s Blog Challenge and today’s challenge is to answer a frequently asked question in a blog post. I think that this is something that I;ll add to my blog on a weekly basis. #ModelTipTuesday will be dedicated to your questions about modeling. If there are any questions […]

  • How I got started as a model…

    How I got started as a model…

    The header pic, is a pic from about 10 years ago, maybe more an 10 years, of my first swimsuit shoot in Atlantic City. I thought I was DOOOOOOING IT! lol Thank goodness that was the beginning and there was a lot of improvement to be had!   Day 2 of the 7 day blogging […]

  • Allow me to reintroduce myself…

    Allow me to reintroduce myself…

    My name is Hov, (Oh) H-to-the-O-V.…….. But not really tho! Lol If you haven’t figured it out by the domain name of the site, my name is Alean Elston (AL-leen ELS-ten) and welcome to my digital space! I’ve been modeling for 12 years now (and still getting stronger) and as I’ve gone about in my career […]

  • 5 “Business Models” who are great at minding their business

    5 “Business Models” who are great at minding their business

    They say it takes several streams of income in order to be wealthy. Which got me thinking about other models who have done more than modeling to create more revenue streams. I like to think of it as Business Models Minding their Business. (cute right?! :-D) As a model, you should always conduct yourself as […]

  • How to Get Work as a Promotional Model #modeladvice #modellife

    How to Get Work as a Promotional Model #modeladvice #modellife

    Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s a lot simpler than you think. If you follow me on Instagram, you have seen that I work a lot of events as a model for various beverage brands, in addition to the work that I do with my company (Pour Models) as a special events bartender and model. […]

  • #Goals…Let’s just say I’m setting some more…

    #Goals…Let’s just say I’m setting some more…

    Welp, summer is over according to the calendar. Labor Day marks the unofficial end of fun in the sun. For me, today marks the start of a fresh new month. What I usually do at the start of a month is plan out my bookings and figure out how to fill it a bit more […]

  • Want Success? “You gotta Jump off that cliff…” according to #SteveHarvey [VIDEO]

    Want Success? “You gotta Jump off that cliff…” according to #SteveHarvey [VIDEO]

    Sometimes it can be a bit hard to make it in business, but Steve has a point when he tells you you have to jump… It can be a bit scary and I experience this everyday. Sometimes I don’t jump and I remain safe, but then I realize I’m missing out on soaring. So with […]