Posts Tagged ‘tips’

How to Deal with Older Kids Set on Disrupting Your Show

How to Deal with Older Kids Set on Disrupting Your Show

I talk to older kids before every show. I didn’t use to. I used to roll into a birthday party full of 10-year-olds and try to immediately befriend them. I would be high-fiving them, joking, talking conspiratorially about how we could trick the adults. My thinking was I would bond with them and then we…

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KEH058: 21st Century Kids Entertainers

KEH058: Tips and Resources for Professional Development for 21st Century Kids Entertainers

21st Century Kids Entertainers: Tips and Resources on How to Grow Professionally and Create Additional Income All from Your Home The 21st century affords kids entertainers thousands of opportunities for personal, professional, and financial growth. We just have to know where to look and be willing to commit time on these areas. If you’re the…

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Copywriting Basics for Kids Entertainers: Calls to Action

Copywriting Basics for Kids Entertainers: Calls to Action

In my previous post, I listed words that can help you convince your readers that you’re the best entertainer for their event. Now we’ll go into words that can move your potential clients to action. Whether you’re writing content for your website, copy for your promotional leaflet or poster, or an email/newsletter for your mailing…

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Poor Behaviour and What to Do About It

Poor Behaviour and What to Do About It: Tips for Kids Entertainers

First off, let me direct you to Seriously Silly by David Kaye. This book has the definitive directory on what to do if you get a behaviour problem during a show. To be honest, I rarely have to use it. (And by the way, I haven’t looked at it while making this lesson. I don’t…

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Copywriting Basics for Kids Entertainers: The Very Best

The Very Best: Copywriting Basics for Kids Entertainers

Last time we talked about what power-packed words you can use in your website or marketing copy to make it stellar. Now we’ll go into a different set of words with a distinct purpose—convince your readers to pick you over your competition. When choosing among different options, we always look for the best value for…

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Save Money and Lift Your Image by Making Your Own Hats

Save Money and Lift Your Image by Making Your Own Hats

This one is a terrific idea. If you’re a kids entertainer who loves to make things with your own hands and put your creativity to use, you would especially love this brilliant do-it-yourself project that will save you some good cash. With a little online research, a quick download from the Internet, and some materials…

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Copywriting Basics for Kids Entertainers: Power Boosters

Copywriting Basics for Kids Entertainers: Power Boosters

Last time we listed attention-grabbing words that you can use when writing content for your website, email, or marketing materials. This time, we’ll tackle words that add oomph to your copy. When writing any kind of content, the last thing you want to sound like is bland and boring. Luckily with just the right amount…

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KEH048: How to Run a Two-Hour Kids Party

Jolly Roger: How to Run a Two-Hour Kids Party

How to Run a Two-Hour Kids Party: Tips for Children’s Entertainers Thinking about offering a two-hour kids party package or already running one yourself? Then this podcast episode is for you. Roger Blakiston, aka Jolly Roger, has been doing two-hour kids shows for over two decades now. In this interview, he goes into details about…

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How to Create a Kids Show Faster

How to Create a Kids Show Faster

Let’s talk about getting YOUR show together. I had an epiphany and it’s this: magicians, just like children, need boundaries. What I mean is that just like when you impose boundaries upon children, when you tell them what they can and cannot do, they will kick and scream in protest. But later in life as…

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