Killing two birds with one stone

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Just want to remind you that this is the time of the year that you should be getting ready to send out your Christmas Card.

What we suggest is that you take a good professional photograph with you and all your wonderful puppets maybe dressed in Christmas attire. Have the picture printed on card stock about 4″ x 6″.

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More good career building information

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Over the last month we have addressed a couple of important aspects of how to build your career from the publicity standpoint.

First we looked at the need for business cards. Then we looked at the need to develop a website. Unplanned by us was the timing of a new item about to be released be our friend Lee Cornell.

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Are you doing all that you can do to sell your act?

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About a month ago we did a blog on the importance of having business cards. Now it is time to step it up a notch to get the word out about the great act that you offer.

This is without a doubt the age of technology. Yes it is important to have a business card. What are you doing to use your business card to the maximum advantage for your act?

Have you thought about having your own website? Before you melt down about the amount of work that is involved in having a website, lets just talk about the type of website that you can have. You could have one that is quite complex like the one The Dummy Shoppe has.

If you think you need to go to that extreme, maybe you should contact our webmaster, Steve Hurst and get a quote on what it would take to have him make a website for you and the associated costs of maintaining the site. Steve has done quite a few ventriloquist sites. You can email him at: sah@stevehurstwebsite.com or call 918-409-2117.

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Registration Now Open for Vent Haven ConVENTion 2019

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This is just a reminder that it is time to start thinking about your plans for the 2019 Vent Haven ConVENTion. As of October 1st, Registration is open for the ConVENTion. You MUST register for the ConVENTion prior to getting your reservations at the Holiday Inn, Cincinnati Airport, Erlanger, Kentucky.

How do I get signed up?

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It is the little details that can make or break your act

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We want to talk about the little things that you should be watching closely. Your puppet can be a plus for you or it can be a negative that can draw attention away from where you want it to be.

Example: The night that Darci Lynn used Edna Doorknocker on Americas Got Talent, we immediately saw a problem with Edna. Yes, we were looking closer than most folks were since Edna was one of our creations.

As soon as Darci came out on stage, we could see that Edna had a problem with her right ear being bent over. This was not a defect in the ear, but merely it was a result of the ear being bent while she was in her travel case.

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