Professional Development

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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KEH091: Hospital Entertainment, Managing Challenging Behaviour and Prizes

Kids Entertainer Podcast 91: Hospital Entertainment, Managing Challenging Behaviour and Prizes. A young boy making a funny face with his hands beside each ear.

Hospital Entertainment, Managing Challenging Behaviour and Prizes Managing challenging behaviour is one of the top concerns of any kids and family entertainer. In this episode, we give you strategies that have worked brilliantly for us, and might work for you as well. We also discuss clown doctoring and important guidelines to keep in mind if…

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KEH089: How to Get Your Audience Laughing

Kids Entertainer Podcast 089 with Alan Rich: How to Get Your Audience Laughing

How to Get Your Audience Laughing Want more ideas on how to get your audience laughing and respond to on-the-spot situations in a winning, witty manner? Comic magician Alan Rich talks about this, as well as jokes, gags and more, in this interview. Hit play and get ready to learn.

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KEH087: Power Up Your Performance

Kids Entertainer Podcast 087 Scott Green: Power Up Your Performance

Power Up Your Performance: Kids Entertainer Tips on Projecting the Right Image to Handling Disruptions in Your Show to Writing Comedy That Suits You Want a tighter routine, more control, and a more refined show? Lawyer turned kids entertainer/street performer/game show champion/author Scott Green shares brilliant tips on how to do all this to help…

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Do You Need to Learn All Types of Magic?

Do You Need to Learn All Types of Magic: Tips for Starting Magicians

In my previous post for the Tips for Starting Magicians series, I discussed how many tricks you need to be a magician. Unlike that post where I could only give you a vague answer, here I can comfortably tell you no. No, you don’t need to be well-versed in all facets of magic to be…

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KEH086: The Fundamentals of Stage Craft

Kids Entertainer Podcast 086 with Danny Schlesinger: The Fundamentals of Stage Craft

The Fundamentals of Stage Craft: Going Back to the Basics of Performing for Kids Entertainers With the brimming—sometimes overwhelming—treasure trove of available information out there, sometimes we lose sight of what’s essential. In this podcast episode, Danny Schlesinger brings us back to the fundamentals of stage craft to help us pack more impact to our…

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Essential Business Tips for Kids Entertainers Part 1

Essential Business Tips for Kids Entertainers Part 1

Thinking of performing for children professionally, or taking the next step to further your children’s entertainment business? Here’s a new series featuring practical, actionable, tried-and-tested business tips and insights by someone who has rolled up his sleeves and taken action to move his kids entertainment business onward and up. Keith Tusing generously offers in this…

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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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