Choose a project (projects!) to collaborate on
Find a potential tribe
“Date” potential collaborator(s)
relationship (friendship or romantic), take the time to figure out
if a collaborative partnership will work by being honest, open and realistic.
Create your “tribe”
expectation around sharing each other’s work? Will there be multiple people included in this “tribe” or is it limited to one or two partners? Be especially clear and specific on what you need and want but also be open to changing and shifting expectations as necessary!
will get out of it! Become stars at making each other shine and sharing the spotlight with each other.
The truth is that there is no exact science to making a collaboration or partnership work, but it is worth putting in the work to find the right people and lay ground rules for supporting each other. When you have support it will not only improve your online exposure but it will allow you to feel more confident in what you can bring to the table when pitching brands, establishing new contacts, and branching out into uncharted online territory!