Client Relationship

KEH098: What to Do When Customers Ask for a Discount

Kids Entertainer Podcast 098: What to Do When Customers Ask for a Discount

What to Do When Customers Ask for a Discount Most of us, if not all of us, have experienced customers asking for a discount. Should we give in or say no? If we say no, how do we communicate that nicely so we don’t lose the client? We discuss this rather tricky topic here and…

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KEH094: Balloon Entertainment, Thank You Notes, and Balloon Safety

Kids Entertainer Podcast 94: Balloon Entertainment, Thank You Notes, and Balloon Safety. Colourful balloons and a balloon pump

Balloon Entertainment, Thank You Notes, and Balloon Safety For professionals who are into balloon entertainment, this question often comes up: should we concern ourselves more with serving our customers and hence being a commercial act, or should we focus on advancing our art? It’s a dilemma that not just balloon twisters face, but any artist…

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KEH085: Customer Service Tips to Boost Your Kids Entertainment Business

Kids Entertainer Podcast 085 with Matt Fore: Customer Service Tips to Boost Your Kids Entertainment Business

Customer Service Tips to Boost Your Kids Entertainment Business To earn a good client’s business, sometimes—or oftentimes—it’s not about the fee we charge, but the quality of customer service we provide. And for Matt Fore, this has proven to be true throughout the 25 years he has been in the kids entertainment business. A full-time…

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KEH084: How to Make Your Own Contract

Kids Entertainer Podcast 084 with Michelle Uulf: How to Make Your Own Contract

How to Make Your Own Contract: Tips on Creating a Simple Binding Contract for Kids Entertainers Legal gibberish turns off many of us, and that may be why you’ve put off having your own contract in place. Drafting one also seems like a painstakingly meticulous business as you need to cover a lot of bases.…

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What You Need to Do to Land Your First Restaurant Gig

Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers Part 4 with Andrew Cox: What You Need to Do to Land Your First Restaurant Gig

In the last post in the Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers series, restaurateur Andrew Cox shared what value entertainers give to restaurant owners and customers. In this latest installment, Andrew gives tips that can help you score your first restaurant gig.

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How Entertainers Can Help a Restaurant to Run Smoothly

Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers part 3

Previously in the Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers series, restaurant manager Andrew Cox shared what magicians and roaming performers need to know about the restaurant and hotel setting and what is expected of them. Here in part 3, Andrew is back to discuss in more specific details the value that entertainers add to the dining…

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KEH078: How to Be Likable and Win Clients with Relationship Marketing

Kids Entertainer Podcast with Eric Knaus_Relationship Marketing

How to Be Likable and Win Clients with Relationship Marketing: Tips for Kids Entertainers Eric Knaus, aka the Great Zucchini, is one of those people who have an intuitive marketing sense. Instead of spending dollars to promote his brand, he relies on something that’s low-cost but astoundingly effective: relationship marketing. Listen to our interview with…

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