A down-to-earth, detailed guide to every aspect of establishing and running a small, local talent booking agency, written by someone who has done so successfully for over 30 years. You don't need any particular background or a fancy college degree or even much money, just a desire to own and operate one of the most fun businesses you could ever imagine.
It's all here-how to find the talent, how to build up a clientele, how to promote yourself, the contracts you'll need, and a fascinating insight to where you can go from here, including becoming a modeling agent, a TV producer, a writer, a record album producer, and much more.
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About the Author
Running a talent booking agency is a fun occupation that he'd like to share with others. What he's accomplished can be duplicated by anyone, with just about any background, in any city or town in the world. For some it can provide a nice part-time second income, for others it can mean a brand new full-time career. And it can lead to even more exciting possibilities such as talent management, record, television, and radio production, and movie scout.
Tom was born in Malden MA, graduated high school there, took some evening college courses, and joined the computer revolution in its early days as an operator and programmer. Eventually he switched over to marketing and was a marketing and communications director for several software companies. He owned a bookstore, was a Sunday school teacher, youth leader, and lay preacher, as well as assistant sales supervisor for the Shaklee Corporation.
He is now semi-retired, but writes a monthly book review column for MENSA's national and international magazines, runs Interim Marketing Services, and is founder and director of Boston Paranormal Investigators, a group similar to SyFy Channel's Ghost Hunters. He's divorced, with three children - Tom, Lisa, and Dawn, all now grown and pursuing their own careers, and he's a surrogate father to a little girl named Angel. His interests, besides ghosts, include UFOs, megavitamin therapy, polyamorism, and new age and folk music, and he's an omnivorous reader.