8 Social Interactions That Are Missing In A Virtual Show

Things I miss not having a live audience

Things I Miss Entertaining For A Live Audience I know performing for a live audience is better than a dead audience, so let me rephrase it as an in-person presentation. Here is why in-person shows bring more joy and satisfaction to me as an entertainer. One could argue that you’ll achieve the same delightful experience … Read more

Do I Need Shoes For A Virtual Show?

To wear shoes or not to wear shoes

The Last Thing I Put On, Are My Shoes. It’s been written that you can tell a lot about an individual just by their shoes. Author and blogger Seth Goldin once gave a presentation on stage dressed in a suit and barefoot. Genesis drummer and legendary singer Phil Collins in the 1980’s accepted awards in … Read more

2020 is the year of the virtual contract

Wording for a virtual contract for entertainers

Since the beginning of time, entertainers have worked on a pay or play theory.  I show up and play your event, and I get paid. Over time entertainers have added clauses to their contracts to protect not only the buyer but the Entertainer.  Liability coverage is addressed, cancelation clauses are added, and even the number … Read more

The Secret On How To Capture A Phone App

Capturing the cell phone screen

Capturing a cell phone screen and broadcast it to your computer. Have you seen those cool magic tricks where a random person picks a card from a deck, and it magically appears on their cell phone? I thought it would be cool to use a tablet or a smartphone during a virtual show. Those tricks … Read more

5 Things You Must Overcome During A Virtual Show

Art of Inflation Streaming to your TV living rooms

Talking with entertainers on the Internet, I’m hearing a lot of hesitation about doing a live streaming show, which made me think back to some of the insecurity my friends shared with me. Here’s what I heard and my suggestions on how to overcome their issues. Here the five problems plus a solution to overcome … Read more

Facebook is Allowing Entertainers to Charge for Live Streams

Facebook allows entertainers to charge for live straming events

Every day, Facebook notifies me of another entertainer going Live.  During the live event, you hear or see various options from animated graphics, songs, and even polite requests for a donation at the end of the live stream performance.  If only there were a way to charge viewers to watch your Facebook page? “We plan … Read more