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Any good books on the business side of magic?

Postby Lord Freddie » Feb 5th, '12, 09:52



Does anyone know of any good books (UK not American) which focus on the business side of being a self employed magician/entertainer?

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Re: Any good books on the business side of magic?

Postby Allen Tipton » Feb 7th, '12, 09:54

Not a book Lord Freddie but a DVD--originally on a Video Tape.

Magic--It's The Business by Paul Stone
Plays 2 hours 27 minutes

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Re: Any good books on the business side of magic?

Postby Reverend Tristan » Feb 8th, '12, 03:16

Good to see you old chap, how the devil are you?

If you find anything decent on this then let me know :wink:

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Re: Any good books on the business side of magic?

Postby Jobasha » Feb 10th, '12, 18:11

Don't know if this is any good, but it is on sale, possibly not from the fact its on sale.

http://www.alakazam.co.uk/product-The-B ... Hyken.html

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Re: Any good books on the business side of magic?

Postby Allen Tipton » Feb 10th, '12, 18:29

There was of course---10 years ago--the 340 page book by Michael Bailey. One of the UK's top magicians and ex President of the Magic Circle,

'The Magic Business'--an insider's Guide to the Corporate world.

NOW obtainable as a DVD CD Rom the 340 pages PLUS with video footage of some of the presentations discussed.

Price £50

from Peter Scarlett.

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Re: Any good books on the business side of magic?

Postby BrucUK » Feb 14th, '12, 12:00

Maybe try Paul Gordon's "REAL Secrets of Magic" (I think....)

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Re: Any good books on the business side of magic?

Postby Lord Freddie » Feb 14th, '12, 12:08

Thanks for all your help, chaps.

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