3 Solutions For Transporting Balloons You Need To Know

Cheap way to transport balloon for balloon decorating

Years ago, a local banquet hall hired me to entertain families visiting Santa. The banquet manager is looking to avoid long lines of kids waiting for a balloon animal. Instead, the manager requested that I premake the balloon animals and hand them out at the event. It sounds like an easy job. The day before … Read more

7 Reasons why Entertainers Fail

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Its work – No matter how successful you are, the “lovable, fun, life rewarding job” will become work. Things like advertising, contracts, getting to the performance is all draining and boring to an entertainer. However, if you do not keep doing the work that made you successful, you are going to fail. Elitist Ego – … Read more

Own a Conference Call Number

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Have you ever brainstormed with a group of people on the phone, hung up, and forgotten some of the good stuff? It’s a terrible thing to do and a terrible waste of time. Talking with prospects, agents, or the very desirable client conference call should be preserved, and you should be able to listen to … Read more

Understanding Corporate Entertainment Pricing

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

I know we talked about pricing extensively during the seven day training course and also in some of the follow up articles here on the website, but last night on the conference call with the gold members we started talking about pricing and what all the different terms mean. So I thought it would be … Read more

The Best Advertising Idea

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Advertising is expensive and often, in our business, really does not generate the business it should.  People looking for face painters have an immediate need – they aren’t likely to see an advertisement somewhere and say to themselves, “oh I really need a face painter!”  No, our potential customers usually think about hiring us when … Read more

10 Balloon Animal Instructions coming in October

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

This October, Dale’s Blog, will be posting 100 articles by professional entertainers and educators.  Included in these 100 articles will be 10, if not more, how to articles on making balloon animals.  That is what  l can share so far, because many of the articles are still in the developmental process. Now, you are now  … Read more

A Balloon Entertainers’ Tip for Cutting off Multiple Balloon Lines that is Simple and Works

A lady with a small child looks at me and says, “It’s about time, we’ve been waiting a half hour for a balloon.” I look at my watch and say, “That interesting, I started at 12:00 and it now 12:15. What were you waiting for?” “Well it feels like a half hour,” she replies. If … Read more

Local Entertainer gets too much PR that Leads to Trouble

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Drawing big crowds to an event is not always a good thing, especially when it is just one individual making the balloon animals.  I find myself in this predicament this year, at the Palos Heights 50th Community Picnic, which is happening this Independence Day.  The community representative has been heavily promoting me through local Cable … Read more

Draw Big Crowds to your Library Show using Social Networking

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

How to Draw Big Crowds to your Library Show using Social Networking and Basic Marketing Techniques Every entertainer dreams of having hundreds of people turnout to watch their library performance, but deep down fear that nobody will show. In a down economy, both the entertainer and library are gambling that people will be doing more … Read more