"If you have been considering making the jump into part-time or full-time pro status, you owe it to yourself to pick up a copy of Highway to Success by Elliott Smith and Ian Quick…
This is simply one of the best expositions of this type of material that I have ever read. Whatever your performing area, you'll find information that will move you toward your goals… best book on the nuts-and-bolts of entertaining as a profession that have been published in recent times. Highly recommended." – MAGIC Magazine – Micheal Close
The book originally sold for over £40 and repeatedly sold out. It's not been available for some time now, but because the advice and practical tips are perfectly in line with what we teach here on the blog, the Merchant of Magic has done a deal with the publisher directly, so you can download Highway to Success as a full ebook for just £12.99
The complete guide to the business of being an entertainer.
Highway to success is the essential business system for any magician or independent entertainer.
HIGHWAY TO SUCCESS was written specifically for entertainers whether you are a magician, clown, juggler or any other type of performing artist. This common sense system will equip you with the knowledge to successfully set up, operate and thrive as a part-time or full-time professional entertainer. Highway to Success will teach you how to get magic gigs.
From basic business structures to legalities, from advertising to closing the sale, this system will refine your business practices and increase clientele, putting more money in your pocket. Based on tried methods and practical experience, this effective system will work!
How to get magic gigs
With over 45 years of combined experience as professional entertainers and businessmen, Elliott Smith and Ian Quick have put together for you an effective business system that works. Based on tried methods and practical experience, this common sense approach will equip you with the knowledge to successfully operate your business.
When you purchase "Highway to Success," you are automatically eligible to receive your Secret Password to access the "Extended Warranty" page including practical, easy-to-use, ready to use business forms and samples in word, excel and .pdf formats. These include:
- Performance Contracts
- Entertainment Agreements
- Letters of Introduction
- Business Cards
- Sponsorship Agreements
- Telephone Scripts
- Daily, weekly, and monthly Activity Checklists
- Call Tracking Form
- Sales Forecasting Form
- Expense and Budget Worksheet
- Spreadsheets (Excel format): Call Tracking – Sales Forecasting – Expense and Budget