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John B. Pyka
How To Produce Your Own Theater Show by John B. Pyka

A practical guide for performing magicians. This report guides readers through a step by step process to produce a full evening theater show - from script, to venue negotiation, to the closing curtain. John includes very helpful samples for press releases, contracts, sound riders, and handbills. Everything is here to get you started.

It includes the Theatrical Magic Lecture Notes and several unpublished routines.

1st edition 2008, 36 pages; 2nd edition 2011, 61 pages

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Devin Knight
How To Not Get Arrested At A Gig by Devin Knight

Did you know you could be doing things at your gigs that could get you arrested or lead to hefty fines? I know in the past I was guilty of doing some of these things which led me to write this e-book. In my opinion this is the definitive work on avoiding getting busted at a gig.

To the best of my knowledge, this is the first e-book written entirely on this subject. It was written to protect entertainers and should be considered a must read for all performers. It's a shame that I have to write this PDF, but unfortunately there are things that entertainers could be doing at their shows that...

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Zachary Gartrell
How To Make Money With Thumbtack by Zachary Gartrell

The result of the 5 years working in the Thumbtack online market place Zachary Gartrell has written the guide to making more money and booking more shows using Thumbtack.com. Inside you will find a step by step guide to setting up a strong profile that sets you apart from other users on the site. Next, Zachary guides you through the process of sending convincing quotes that will get you hired.

Thumbtack is a competitive marketplace that connects service professionals with customers. When a customer uses Thumbtack, they type in what kind of service they want and offer some details about their...

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W. G. Magnuson
How To Make Money with Mind Reading by W. G. Magnuson

Here is a rare release from the past by G. W. Magnuson. In the 40s, he put out a booking system for mentalists. It showed an easy way to get into theaters with your mind reading show. This system was used by most of the prominent mentalists in the 40s and 50s including Bob Nelson.

Believe it or not, this almost forgotten system still works today, but on a more limited basis. If you are a mentalist looking to fill in some of your open dates, then you may find Magnuson's ideas to be of use.

In the 40s and 50s, many top names mentalists were using this system to make a good living, while others not...

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Harry Arons
How to Make Money with Hypnotism by Harry Arons

Do you have a hypnotic act or a sincere interest in hypnotism? You can make a good living with a career in the hypnosis field. This ebook shows you how.

Schools of hypnotism, as well as numerous correspondence courses and books, are turning out large numbers of newly-minted hypnotists every year. Most of these men and women are completely at a loss as to how to apply their talent, or attempt to break into fields in which legal or ethical restrictions conflict with their limited educational and other qualifications. Don't waste years of time and energy in dead-end activities and experimentation....

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Walt Lees
How To Make Big Money Selling Magic by Walt Lees

This recording gives all the secrets of grafting or pitching. Walt reveals the secrets that enabled him to earn a handsome living pitching such items as Svengali decks, the coin and glass, three card trick, and other tricks of the grafter's trade. You will find everything from the grafter's own language and terminology, to the pitches, and how to make the products.

Walt Lees is a born pitchman. His voice draws you in. It plays with your mind, you are getting interested, intrigued, fascinated, excited, until you can't hold it anymore - you must have this trick - you buy it, and the pitchman...

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Robert A. Nelson
How to Book Your Attraction by Robert A. Nelson

Even with a fine show, extraordinary talent and natural ability, you can still fail to be a financial success, simply because you don't know how to book your attraction.

This ebook will show you, as a clever mentalist, where and how you can book your show and work every day of the year. There's plenty of work for the psychic entertainer who wants to work, if he or she makes use of the information and knowledge contained in this ebook. Learn the ins and outs of working in theatres, night clubs, hotels, resorts, fairs and exhibitions. Discover the subtleties of working in radio and TV, including...

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Keith Parr & B. W. McCarron
How To Book Your Act by Keith Parr & B. W. McCarron

Aimed primarily at the magician who desires to work clubs, casinos and taverns, this ebook reveals how to get your act booked, even if you don't have an agent.

The authors, who've combined to give performances in 30 states and Canada in clubs, taverns, theatres and on TV, reveal the secrets that booking agents and working professionals don't want you to know. Not only does it cover how and what to include in your advertising, it provides tips on structuring your campaign to answer questions that your clients want to know.

Learn how to separate yourself from the rest of the pack, with these...

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Brian T. Lees
Hiring an Assistant by Brian T. Lees

Magic performances grown to the point you need an assistant? Is working with an assistant one of your dreams? Want to take your performance up to the next level? There are many things you need to prepare for BEFORE bringing on an assistant.

This text will help you consider ways the assistant will function in performance. It will help identify responsibilities you can assign to her both on and off stage. Beginning with the standard application forms that are available through the office supply store, it suggests additional information that should be included with the application.

Costuming...

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Elliott Smith & Ian Quick
Highway to Success: a complete guide to the business of being an entertainer by Elliott Smith & Ian Quick

Highway to Success: The Entertainer's Roadmap to Business created by entertainers for entertainers is the complete guide to the business of being an entertainer. Entertainers need more than talent to be truly successful … they need to mind their business, too!

With over 50 years of combined experience as professional magicians, entertainers and businessmen, the authors have put together a proven business system that works. It will equip you with the knowledge to successfully set up, operate and thrive as a part-time or full-time professional entertainer - ideal for any type of entertainer...

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Wayne R. Wissner
Handbook for the Theme Park Magician by Wayne R. Wissner

The amusement park and theme park business is an interesting opportunity for magicians. If you have ever wanted to experience this performing venue ... now is the time ... and this is the ebook. The Handbook For The Theme Park Magician will tell you all you need to know: how the parks operate, how they book their attractions, what to expect (both personally and professionally) and more.

You will be given sound and practical advice from a man (Wayne Wissner) who has made his living for many years in this lucrative field. Advice on your act, your assistants, your daily life (both on and off...

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Scott Xavier
Guide to Car Camping and Street Performing by Scott Xavier

Car Camping (n)- the use of motor vehicles to get to a camp site is popular in many parts of the world. Unlike more traditional backpacking, car camping allows you to bring more equipment, and less need to focus on tents, while staying focused on enjoying the site, cook-outs, day hikes, and other outdoor activities. Popular with buskers and street performers as a cheap and efficient way to travel.

This is the guide of my spring tour 2015 street performing in new Orleans and Florida. In this ebook I'll share some fun pitches, friends, car camping techniques, and secrets that every busker should...

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Brian T. Lees
Gospel Magic: performing as a business by Brian T. Lees

Gospel magic can be done as a business. But there are steps in the planning process, research needed in the market place and calculations that have to be done first. There are times we can make the decision. Then there are others where the decision is made for us. This ebook will give you a strong foundation approach. It will identify how you determine expenses, project income and how to plan for your net profits. If you do your homework this book will identify if making an income is practical in your area.

Magicians perform Gospel magic for free, some charge to recover their expenses and...

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Brian T. Lees
Going Full Time by Brian T. Lees

Many dream of becoming a full-time magician. This dream can become reality if you are willing to plan, and put in the extra effort to make it happen. You need a business plan that can compare to the needs of your existing home budget. This is not a get rich overnight activity. It requires step by step sequences that help replace your current home budget needs with the net profits you can generate through your magic. This text will provide you with a solid foundation. It covers the plan, marketing and helps you make that full-time decision based on research.

  • Full time magicians day
  • The 80/20...
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Stan Kramien
Go Book Yourself by Stan Kramien

The title just about says it all. Get up off your --- and go book yourself. If you don't know how, worry not, this ebook tells all. Where to get the leads, how to follow through and consummate them. The three phases of booking are fully explained. Photographs and forms galore. Contracts, tradeshow and shopping mall info. It's all here.

This ebook also includes the complete Wonder Mouse pitch.

2003; 34 pages.

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Brian T. Lees
Get the Second Booking by Brian T. Lees

Competition for performances today is more intense than it every was. Organizations are comparing information on large numbers of performers. Loyalty remains. But being the previous entertainer, only for the reason he/she worked it before, is not always the hiring factor. Individuals/agents are now looking beyond the cost. The non-documented elements are starting to carry a lot more weight in the hiring decision.

A dear friend once said that it is better to position yourself to be hired over and over, then to make one deposit and never perform again. That statement carries a lot of weight....

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Devin Knight
Get Paid Doing Free School Shows by Devin Knight

This is ebook 5 in the Marketing for Magicians Series.

Are you having difficulty booking school shows? Are schools telling you that their budgets have been cut and they no longer have money for school assemblies? Many school show performers have been bemoaning that their school assembly shows are declining. This is because of budget cutbacks that most schools are experiencing.

Suppose you told the schools that you could provide a quality educational magic-themed school assembly at NO COST to the school. That is right, a school assembly, at positively no cost to the school. How many schools...

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Devin Knight
Get More Gigs the Easy Way by Devin Knight

This is a gig-getting secret that is being revealed for the first time. This idea has never been in print anywhere else before. It is one of the most effective ways to get more gigs ever devised, especially if you do shows for children. This idea is 100% original with me and is one of my best booking secrets that I am finally releasing to my fellow magicians.

You go out in public, to a mall or on a busy street and dozens of people will approach you and ask to see a trick and ask for your business card. Guaranteed!

Can be done seven days a week and it will get you more gigs; many people...

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Robert Marsi
Get Gigs Right Now by Robert Marsi

Are you a financially broke performer? Are you complaining that your gigs have dried up due to the economy? Or you might be that brave entrepreneur who wants to start performing magic or mentalism as a full-time profession but have to take a detour around the waiting time it takes to make money and getting your name out there? You might be in a "do or die", gun-to-the-head situation where you have to start generating 'immediate' income to provide for yourself and your family, or else...

This step-by-step ebook course is the answer for those of you who want to jump-start their performing career....

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Brian T. Lees
Fundraiser Host Coach by Brian T. Lees

Fundraisers have always been popular. There will always be organizations that need to raise funds. And, there will always be needs out there that fundraisers will be launched for. The success of these events depends on community support, and ticket sales.

When organizations host fundraisers they always reach for the free, and least expensive ways to promote their event. Many of these organizations are very good at their activities and operations. But the reality is that they do not focus their daily operations on event promotions. As a result, they often need help.

This text is a coaching...

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Brian T. Lees
Fund Raising School Shows by Brian T. Lees

A very strong market for magicians is fund raising through the school system. The chance of hosting a "no cost, no risk" fund raiser can be one of the highest demand performances a magician can do. This is a minimum administration, short term event that can bring in substantial amounts of money for both the school and the magician. A no cost, no risk magic show translates into a two or three-week event that ends in deposit.

This text is a primer to get you into the school shows market. Begin with the high schools and let the referrals lead you in other directions onto new customers.

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Brian T. Lees
Free Money by Brian T. Lees

Working on tips, fund raising and ticket sales are sources to generate free money. The term free identifies no contract/invoice. But it doesn't mean you do not have to work for it. This text gets you started with these approaches. It is nice to have the guaranteed income of a contract. However, in the proper situations, locations and with a professional touch the income with these activities is unlimited.

  • Everything old still around
  • Fear
  • Apply yourself
  • Working for tips
  • Working on tickets
  • Taking it to those in need
  • Wrapping it up

1st edition 2016, 20 pages.

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B. W. McCarron
Fortune Telling With Cards Pitch Book Kit by B. W. McCarron

Others charge $100 or more for a similar reprint license, and don't include our book of tips and secrets. Through a special arrangement with Lybrary.com, we are able to bring you the camera-ready master and the separate how-to print book for just $49 US.

Be an author. Sell pitch books at your performances to earn extra revenue!

If you're not selling "back of room" books and merchandise at every show, you're leaving money on the table--money that should be in your wallet. All the pros are doing it. Now you can, too. And it costs so little to get started.

This package enables you to become...

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John Booth
Forging Ahead in Magic by John Booth

John Booth takes you behind the scenes with 136 top-notch magicians, revealing a whopping 555 methods to improve your act and make it more profitable.

A true classic of magic, available in a revised, updated edition for present and future generations of performers of all skill levels and abilities. The author, a professional magician and author of Marvels of Mystery, bares the secrets of these eminent performers. These are secrets that are not to be found in other books. He tells you what they did to achieve success as a magician. He gives you facts and figures on how to use magic, how to "sell" yourself and...

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