Handbook for Models
IntroductionWe would like to introduce you a brand new portal that deals with the mediation of jobs in modelling. Get job proposals from all around the world even today, register here, it is very quick and easy.
Everyone, even without a registration, can browse through images and simplified profiles of models and hostesses.
- Immediate access to a wide range of agencies, photographers, designers and clients
- Large amount of job proposals from all around the world
- Immediate print of your setcard for your own presentation or email communication
- Easy registration and account management
- Fast update and editing of your photos
- Low membership fee
Registration ProcessRegistration is very simple and fast.
Fill in the registration form – Upload your first photos – Obtain your access information – Pay the fee – Publish your profile on PORTAL 4 MODELS
Filling in your registration form with basic informationThe form is very well organized. Should there be any fields unclear, you can get help by clicking on ? right next the particular field.
The more details you fill in, the higher your chance is of getting a job. Details about you, your experience, etc., can be filled in after you get the access information right after the registration process. All these details can be modified any time.
Attention: Models younger than 18 years at the time of registration have to provide a release form, signed by at least one of the parents. The form can be found here
Uploading the first photosAfter submitting the initial form and saving the entered data you will be redirected to the next page where you need to upload at least two of your photos. One photo should show face detail, the other one should show your whole body (figure). More photos might be uploaded at this step or later through your profile.
Obtain Your Portal Access Informationfter the successful upload of your photos, your access information will be sent within 10 minutes to you to the email you have provided. Now there is only one step missing to the portal fully functioning.
First PaymentYou can try all the functions regarding your profile, such as modification of details, uploading photos, setcard creation, etc. for free regardless of the time.
However, if you want to be published on the portal so that your profile is visible for both registered and unregistered viewers and to able to start getting job proposals, you have to pay the membership fee.
The fee varies according to the time your profile will be published (year, half-year, etc.) and the location where you will be visible for clients that can find you through their specific search criteria and offer you jobs (national, continental, world-wide).
Monitor discounts we provide. If you fill in email addresses of your friends who might be interested in the registration on the portal, during the payment process, you may get further discounts and save money! Prices and discounts are to be found in the Price List section.
If you select a wrong tariff or you forget to use all the offered discounts, you can check the “Payments – List of Payments” section, which allows you to delete it. After the deleting you will be able to select a tariff and discounts again.
The payment itself is done by credit card through the verified 2CO system.
Payment will show in our account in a few minutes. In practice this means you will be able to fully use the portal in just 10 minutes after the introductory home page has been loaded.
InvoiceAfter the successful fee payment an invoice can be found in the “Payments – List of Payments” section for the relevant payment. You can download it and print it as a payment receipt.
Congratulations! Your registration has been successfully completed. Now you will be shown to plenty of Portal visitors and clients. You can expect job proposals from agencies, photographers and clients anytime soon.
First Steps and Working With the PortalNow let’s have a look at how you can edit, set up and use your profile.
There are several categories in the main toolbar::
Shows the initial portal page, TOP 10 models and information
Display and browse through registered models, filter them as other portal users. View of TOP 10 models
- My Account
Here you can edit and update all your details, information and photos (see further)
Here you can find a list of all the created payments – paid and unpaid. During the creation of a new payment, please follow the same steps as in the registration process.
Here you can find useful advice, tips and manuals on how to fully use the portal.
ModelsHere you can browse through the registered models. In the first places the TOP 10 models are shown.
In the profiles of the particular models the following is visible: first name, ID number, basic information about their figure, address (only city and country), language knowledge and sport and dance proficiencies.
These details are accessible to all portal visitors.
More details are visible to the registered subjects only. The pubic data is extended to information about participation on competitions, castings, modelling courses and contracts.
TOP 10These models are always shown on the portal in the first spots. This type of publishing secures that you will be shown to all portal visitors, therefore there is higher chance of getting job proposals. This kind of service is paid, see Price list.
Display Table – CardsEvery user can switch between the display of “Table” and “Cards”
Table – this view shows a table of models with fully customizable columns, so that you will see the exact details you need (type and amount of columns is to be modified by clicking on “Columns”) Cards – this view shows model’s 6 photos, first name, ID number and measurements.
Pokud kliknete na údaje jak v Tabulka, tak v Karty, přejdete na podrobné zobrazení modelky.
FiltersModels can be filtered by many criteria on several levels:
Searching according to ID number or first name
Extending the basic filter with supplemental information about experience and skills (driving licence, photomodeling, modelling, hostessing, etc.), rarities (tattoos, piercing, etc.), addresses, work location and type of activity (model, covergirl, etc.)
Complete (Full) Filter
Maximum amount of criteria. Filter is extended with information about age, figure, evaluation, colour of hair, eyes, language knowledge, sport and dance proficiencies, etc.
During any phase of searching, all criteria can be removed and the filter cleared by clicking on “Clear filter”.
EventsEvents are created by registered subjects. Subject will contact you regarding the particular event by email. If the event interests you, you may respond to the subject, again by email, and they will attach you to it on the portal. The event will now be visible on the event page. Other users will not see the event on your profile. In the event detail you will further see additional information (details, photos, etc.)
Subject EvaluationLater, you can evaluate the subject according to your experience and satisfaction working with them, so that the other models might know if it had been great cooperation or that they might be careful.
If any model has a bad experience with a certain subject, they can contact the administrator with a description of the problem by email. The administrator might later block the access of the subject to the portal.
Ethical Rules of CorrespondenceEmails must not contain unethical or vulgar expressions. The administrator reserves the right to monitor the correspondence and remove the subject or the model from the portal without the right to refund paid services when these rules are breached.
My AccountHere you can edit and update all the details you have entered into the system. This application is divided into several parts:
Contains a brief summary of information about you and the events offered to you or you have participated in
- Edit my details
Here you can modify all the information you have entered in the registration form
An application for managing your photos. You can upload new images here (single or multiple). The maximum number of photos in the basic fee is 10. If you want to have more photos, you have to purchase another tariff (see Price list). Further it is necessary to tag the photos (face, figure, etc.), choose the photos you want to use for your setcard and photos you want to publish on the web.
Attaching photos to a setcard or web is done by dragging them to the relevant frame on the right.
You can change the order of the photos using the up and down arrows.
The setcard can be viewed by clicking on “Setcard preview” in “My account”. The setcard can be printed on A4 (one-sided) or A5 (two-sided).
Simple adjustments can be made to the photos using the portal (rotate, crop, delete …)
Here you manage your addresses. You can enter more types of addresses: Permanent residence, Billing address, Contact address, Accommodation (possibility to accommodate yourself in another city/region because of work)
List and information about castings you have attended.
List and information about competitions you have entered.
List and information about your contracts with modelling agencies.
- Modelling courses
List and information about modelling courses you have attended.
Here you manage email addresses. You can delete, add or edit entered addresses. You always need to have at least one valid email address.
Here you manage your telephone numbers. You can add comments to specific numbers (e.g. call only during 9-11 a.m., etc.) and set up receiving of information via text messages.
List of Your webpages – e.g. your private page, photo gallery etc.
Here you manage your ID’s from instant messaging networks (Skype, MSN, ICQ, etc.)
List and proficiency level of languages you can speak
List and proficiency level of sports you can do
List and proficiency level of dances you can do
- Bank accounts
Information about your banking details
List of messages that were sent to your email using our portal. Messages are archived here.
- Access account
Here you can edit your access information, login or password.
PaymentsHere you work with payments, their details, and print invoices.
Payments and End of AccessInformation about your membership on our portal is shown in this part. Whether you are visible to subjects, in which region (country, continent and world) and how many days of your membership remain. On this page you can also create a new payment. Please proceed the same way as during the registration process.
List of PaymentsIn the part “List of Payments” you will see all created payments, whether paid or unpaid. For every payment you see when it was created, whether it is new or already paid and the type of payment. For paid payments you can download invoices, for new payments you can use the direct link to 2CO and pay or delete the specific payment. Payments can be filtered according to their status (new, paid and rejected) and the date they were created.
Price ListIn this part You will see actual and past prices for the portal services and up to date discount offers.
LanguagesThe main portal languages are English and German. Localization to other global languages is currently being worked on and the languages are to be added in the future. If you do not know any of these languages, you can use the automatic translation by Google in the “Translate to more languages” tab. However this translation might not be correct, several mistakes might occur and translated items might be displayed badly.
The aim of the PORTAL 4 MODELS is to mediate contact between the model and the agency.
The portal does not guarantee you jobs, but that you will visible to many clients and that you will receive job offers.
PORTAL 4 MODELS is not responsible for the communication between the subject and the model.
All actions and modification on PORTAL 4 MODELS are very intuitive.
We wish you a pleasant experience when using PORTAL 4 MODELS.