Many people who make the decision to tackle stand-up comedy make what appears to be a logical decision to help them progress quickly, which is to take a stand-up comedy class or workshop.

And most of the time, they end up sorely disappointed with the results (or rather the lack of results) once they have completed the class or workshop.

Why is that? I can tell you exactly why that happens.
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One of the questions that has crossed the minds of those who want to know how to be a comic is this:

How do I get discovered as a stand-up comedian?

And my immediate reply would be…

What are you doing to get discovered as a stand-up comedian?

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When I started my comedy career, there was no Internet.

Even when the Internet was made available to the general public in the mid 90’s, there certainly wasn’t the volume of information that is available today.

Subsequently, until I had been a comedian for awhile, I had no idea that there even was even such a thing as the corporate market for stand-up comedians.
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