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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #15 on: July 29, 2008, 09:23:12 AM »
Hi Craig,
Any master plans for working on a DVD or book in the future?
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #16 on: July 29, 2008, 09:42:00 AM »
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Hi Craig,
Any master plans for working on a DVD or book in the future?
Kev
I dont think a dvd as the costs involed and the amount you get back is not great, but any one on facebook will see I am working on a pdf with 2 other people we want to incorporate several people’s ideas into one product that everyone can benefit from, a PDF which contains X number of designs from various artists. Each participant would submit a design for consideration and be compensated for their efforts. Then all the designs would be built into one product. The benefit to the artist in this project is they will profit from a single design and not have to compile an entire set of designs for a single product and I will assume the responsibility of producing the project. The compensation will be a percentage of the PDF sales profits in order to have unlimited income potential long term, and give each artist incentive to promote the product. Working together we can give, up and coming artist a chance they have been working for, to publish their own work.

so If any one intressed pm me as soon as :D  :D
 
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #17 on: July 29, 2008, 10:22:17 AM »
From an earlier post;

1, Do you want to talk about the op?
2, Is Lincoln the only magic club you go too?
3, Are you a member of any other organisations? not related to magic.
4, At a gig how often do you get told your the best twister I've seen?
5, Come on Craig in the 6 years you've been twisting something odd/bad must have happened?
6, What do you mean by "Adult" work?
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #18 on: July 29, 2008, 11:10:45 AM »
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From an earlier post;
I have up dated the 1st post but here we go

1, Do you want to talk about the op?
I had a hernia fixed there not more to it but they was problams which left me with a blood clote in my balls :oops:

2, Is Lincoln the only magic club you go too?
Its the only one for 40 miles its not a big club only 6 members but I teach how to do balloons there now and then

3, Are you a member of any other organisations? not related to magic.
No but me and a mate have been talking about make a organisation for just twisters but thats as far as its got :roll:

4, At a gig how often do you get told your the best twister I've seen?
Every time the kids have never seen a balloon twister before :lol:  :lol:

5, Come on Craig in the 6 years you've been twisting something odd/bad must have happened?
Even tho I have been twisting for 6 years I have only been working in front of people for 2 years and only gone full time in the last 3 months but would have to say my first gig had to be the most bad I didnt know what to make or what to do I only know 7 things from balloons made easy dvd which I got from ebay

6, What do you mean by "Adult" work?
I like doing rude balloons as alot of people has never seen things done with balloons like adult toys or balloons doing other stuff to other balloons :lol:  :lol:  I can put pic up if you want
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #19 on: July 29, 2008, 01:09:23 PM »
Lets see the pics please!
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #20 on: July 29, 2008, 03:08:50 PM »
If you want to put the pictures up can they either go in a new topic in the picture gallery with a warning of adult content or can you put a link to where they are with the warning.
I'm more than happy for them to go up & am open minded but we also have to think of others on the forum as well.
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #21 on: July 29, 2008, 06:02:40 PM »
well I think most people have seen this site but I have put a new pic on there I made for some one http://cashmagicballoons.weebly.com/adult-balloons.html
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #22 on: July 29, 2008, 06:54:57 PM »
Craig,

I think your a nice guy etc & I don’t object to the adult content but there is absolutely no way that I would put this on my website. You will loose so much more work than it will attract for you.
As others have suggested on other posts, I think it was John (the infotainer) if you want to pursue this line of work you 100% need a completely independent site with no links to your commercial site & also under a completely different name with no connection to either one in case people try to cross reference.
This advice is given in good faith & unfortunately with years of experience  :D
But having said all that, it’s your site, your career, & most definitely your choice.
Good luck with your decision making & I expect to see it off your site asap  :lol:  :lol:
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #23 on: July 29, 2008, 11:42:56 PM »
Its funny I know where people are coming from and full under stand, I have never lost work from this only got work for it I tell people that I do rude balloons for hen and stag nights and people want to see what I do I thought about doing it under a new name like balloon pimp or some thing but like I said its never stop me getting work you can see a lot more on other sites and lets not forget its only a bit of fun I did a stag night the other week it was a great night they wanted to drag me the clubs with them working with drunk adults is funny as hell I get them dressed head to toe in balloons my diver outfit I do at kids partys I do for adults but now its a m**f diver just silly things like that you get good money for the work good tips and they always know some one else on a stag or hen night so do i lose work or do a gain work?
I get asked for a quote every day get 2 or 3 new jobs a week It works for me it might not for you!
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #24 on: July 30, 2008, 07:11:17 AM »
Craig,

How did you get your first paid gig?

How did you firrst advertise yourself?

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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #25 on: July 30, 2008, 08:01:36 AM »
Craig,

How do you know that it dosn't loose you work? Someone is not going to look at your site see the adult section & then ring you up to tell you they wont use you. They will just go on looking for another site & entertainer that is more suitable for little Johnny or auntie Mary's party.
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #26 on: July 30, 2008, 08:22:28 AM »
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Craig,

How did you get your first paid gig?
I got my first paid gig by busking in my home town and some one from lincoln city saw me and what I could do, and he got me to do all the home games last year. And taken me on for this year aswell

How did you first advertise yourself?
I advertise on the internet with my site and I am on some other sites like ukentertaners which I get a lot of work from, also word of mouth,handing cards out , just going in to places and asking if they have any events coming up,putting cards in shop windows, I have my car with all the stickers on it,I got the paper to do a story on me so to sum up I do as much as I can :D

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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #27 on: July 30, 2008, 08:30:34 AM »
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Craig,

How do you know that it dosn't loose you work? Someone is not going to look at your site see the adult section & then ring you up to tell you they wont use you. They will just go on looking for another site & entertainer that is more suitable for little Johnny or auntie Mary's party.

Like I said I fully under stand if I have lost work I cant tell I went to the magic club last night and I have the most work out of the other members if I lose 1 or 2 gigs from me doing adult balloons well so be it as for every 1 or 2 I gain 1 or 2 adults gigs  8-) we should do a poll should I do rude balloons yes or no
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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #28 on: July 30, 2008, 08:50:26 AM »
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Craig,

How do you know that it dosn't loose you work? Someone is not going to look at your site see the adult section & then ring you up to tell you they wont use you. They will just go on looking for another site & entertainer that is more suitable for little Johnny or auntie Mary's party.

Like I said I fully under stand if I have lost work I cant tell I went to the magic club last night and I have the most work out of the other members if I lose 1 or 2 gigs from me doing adult balloons well so be it as for every 1 or 2 I gain 1 or 2 adults gigs  8-) we should do a poll should I do rude balloons yes or no

You could track this relatively easily if you wanted to by setting up a tracker on your site that records how many people view the adult page and where they go next. It wouldn't be an exact science but people who exit the site from the adult page would be an indication of 'offended' and people who stay on the site after viewing this page would be an indication of 'not offended'

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Re: Cashmagic 28th July/3rd August
« Reply #29 on: July 30, 2008, 09:20:29 AM »
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Craig,

How do you know that it dosn't loose you work? Someone is not going to look at your site see the adult section & then ring you up to tell you they wont use you. They will just go on looking for another site & entertainer that is more suitable for little Johnny or auntie Mary's party.

Like I said I fully under stand if I have lost work I cant tell I went to the magic club last night and I have the most work out of the other members if I lose 1 or 2 gigs from me doing adult balloons well so be it as for every 1 or 2 I gain 1 or 2 adults gigs  8-) we should do a poll should I do rude balloons yes or no

You could track this relatively easily if you wanted to by setting up a tracker on your site that records how many people view the adult page and where they go next. It wouldn't be an exact science but people who exit the site from the adult page would be an indication of 'offended' and people who stay on the site after viewing this page would be an indication of 'not offended'

Martin.

I have google analytics and I can tell you this month I have had 66 people click on the adult page and 43 people go on to look at the page out of that I have got 5 adult gigs 1 I have done and 4 doing soon
and I have had 20 people click on the children partys and out of that I got 10 partys so did the other 10 look at the adult page and think this isnt the man we want? how many people look at your site and book you I think 50% hit and book rate isnt bad is it? If I didnt have the adult page would I get more gigs? I dont know and to be fair I dont realy mind you are allways going to get some one how is not happy but I dont do the rude balloons at the kids partys.

Here is some thing for every one to think about whats your hit to book rate?[/quote]
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