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Go Book YourselfStan 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.
★★★★★ $30to wish list
Going Full TimeBrian 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.
$15to wish list
Gospel Magic: performing as a businessBrian 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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Guide to Car Camping and Street PerformingScott 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...
★★★★★ $12.95to wish list
Handbook for the Theme Park MagicianWayne 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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Highway to Success: a complete guide to the business of being an entertainerElliott 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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Hiring an AssistantBrian 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.
$10to wish list
How To Book Your ActKeith 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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How to Book Your AttractionRobert 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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How To Make Big Money Selling MagicWalt 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...
★★★★★ $19to wish list
How to Make Money with HypnotismHarry 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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How To Make Money with Mind ReadingW. 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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How To Make Money With ThumbtackZachary 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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How To Not Get Arrested At A GigDevin 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...
$6to wish list
How To Produce Your Own Theater ShowJohn 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
★★★★★ $5to wish list
How To Sell By MagicFrances Marshall
This manuscript was published as a guide and a handbook to the exciting field of industrial magic. This may be the blueprint for a brand new career for you. See what experienced performers in the past have done. You can make magic pay big dividends when it is used as: A crowd stopper in Trade Shows and Convention booths, in Super Markets, Grand Openings. To capture attention in sales and pep meetings, to put over the commercial in merchandising shows. To put color, life, excitement into any talk on any subject. To make any speaker "come alive". In commercials on TV. This ebook tells what to...
$9.95to wish list
How To Supercharge Your Entertainment Business With FacebookDevin Knight
This is ebook #2 in Devin's "Marketing For Magicians Series".
Almost everyone is on Facebook nowadays and odds are you have a Facebook account. But are you using it to properly promote your entertainment business? Do you even know how? Sadly, most entertainers don't realize the full potential of Facebook. To them, it is a place to shoot the bull and play games, but did you know that the proper use of Facebook could double the amount of shows you do in a year? No, this isn't hype, this is a hard fact. The trouble is most performers aren't even aware of how this can be done! Just being on Facebook...
★★★★★ $10to wish list
How We Raised Over 245% of Our Goal With Our First Crowd-Funding ProjectTopper
Crowd funding is 'in'. Many try it. Many think it is an easy avenue to raise money, but often it leads to disappointment. Carl E. Jones aka Topper explains how he was successful in his first attempt to crowd fund a project. He covers:
1st edition 2013, 50 pages
$3to wish list
I've Got Your NumberDevin Knight
"This is another powerful idea from Devin. Now, it is unusual and not something you would be doing in a show. But, if you want to make an impact with a client, or future client, then this is something you can learn and put in your personal arsenal. I'm sure many workers will want to add it into their memory banks of things they can use to look like memory experts." - Greg Arce
$15to wish list
Keynote Speaking for MagiciansPaul Romhany
World class award-winning magician and key-note speaker Paul Romhany is releasing this ebook which is part of his best selling package Magician To Speaker; a guide to combining magic, humor and motivational speaking. This ebook will explain exactly how you can go from earning hundreds of dollars a show to thousands of dollars a performance by incorporating your magic and the power of humor.
With over three decades of performance experience, including fifteen years as a world renowned motivational speaker, Paul Romhany has circled the globe presenting the Humor Seminar outlined in this ebook...
★★★★★ $36to wish list
Laugh Yourself WellPaul Romhany
This is the 2nd book in a series of books Paul has in his package called 'Magician To Speaker'. (The first one was Key Note Speaking for Magicians). If you are considering becoming a key-note speaker or after dinner speaker then you will need this ebook. It is full of research, tips, advice and includes 150 ways you can add humor to the workplace or your life. It is full of examples that you can pass on to others during your key note address.
This ebook goes in to detail on how to bring humor to the workplace. For any magician who wants to get in to motivational speaking then this ebook is a must. It contains years of...
$50to wish list
Learn Magic Instant Author KitGreg McMahan
Many entertainers have discovered the goldmine in back-of-room sales. You can double or triple your fee by selling this book after your shows. Greg McMahan's Learn Magic Instant Author Kit is how it's done. It's 44 pages of magic tricks, gags, variety skills and more that you can print yourself. It's already written, illustrated and ready for you to add your name and contact info, even list yourself as the author. Selling this after your shows could result in hundreds of extra dollars per gig.
These are also great to print in small batches as handouts after shows or to supplement magic classes....
★★★★★ $49to wish list
Learning from ExperienceMark Leveridge
Learning From Experience is an ebook in which I look back over my 40 years of full-time professional experience and identify 20 key things about performing commercially for laypeople that I wish I had known when I started.
Organizing these into 20 key facts, I explain the lessons that I have learned in this rich period of experience about performance, marketing, fees, trick selection, dealing with spectators, and more, and set out clear advice and food for thought to help you to short track your way to making good decisions.
Here is a list of the contents
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Magic as a Million Dollar BusinessWolfgang Riebe
Do you want to take your magic career to the next level?
From whom would you like to learn the real secrets of success in the magic business? Someone that has a little theoretical knowledge and lives in one-bedroom apartment and claims to know it all? Or someone that started with nothing and today has the global hands-on experience, lives in the dream mansion, drives the big cars, walks the talk and has actually done it all?
As a magician, you may not have heard of Wolfgang Riebe. Why? He never focused on the 'magic scene' - instead he focused on the 'layman out there' and building a mega...
★★★★★ $399to wish list
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