Savvy Ways To Boost Your Fee

Savvy Ways To Boost Your Fee

I’m going to take you back in time. Back to one of my early Vent Haven ConVENTion days. Then, I didn’t have the Learn-Ventriloquism Course. I wasn’t a part of Maher Studios. I was just a ventriloquist who made his living doing shows. Lots of shows. I...
Overwhelmed?

Overwhelmed?

Do you ever feel overwhelmed? I do. When that happens, your productivity goes out the window. You are looking at everything you have to do and the mountain seems too high to climb. That gets discouraging. Which leads to feeling overwhelmed. Which leads to frustration....
Favorite Posts

Favorite Posts

Have you been reading the Maher Studios blog for awhile? I know I have. Once and awhile I try to look at articles I have written to see if I should update a topic. It also helps me to find gaps where I can write about different subjects. As I was looking back trying...
Success Or Significance?

Success Or Significance?

Several weeks ago, I entertained at a high end corporate dinner. Over 700 people were in attendance. And this event was top notch. As the guests ate dinner, the hosts presented several awards. My show was immediately following dinner. That is the perfect spot for...
What If?

What If?

A few weeks ago I wrote an article titled: Relationship Problems. In the article I talked about how important it was to know your character. Especially when it comes to writing material for your act. After the article published I received an email that asked:...
Debunking The Myths Of Ventriloquism

Debunking The Myths Of Ventriloquism

There are a lot of rumors and myths that are shared between ventriloquists. Most of them started in the National Enquirer and World News Report.   In this article, I want to share a few of these myths and explain why they are false, or reveal the truth behind...
Relationship Problems

Relationship Problems

One of the things I hear from beginning vents, as well as those who have been around awhile, is the problem they have writing scripts. If you can’t write your own material, you are stuck doing standard dialogs, copying or using jokes from the Internet. True that...
Unintended Motivation

Unintended Motivation

From June 30th 1984 until late 2005, I was a full time, professional magician.I add in the full time because in entertainment, some consider themselves a professional without earning their living with an art.Not sure why, you never see that in other forms of business....

The Imposter Syndrome

I was listening to a radio program about entrepreneurs while driving the other day. I tend to listen to business and creative program topics. A belief that what goes in can take root and blossom into something good in my life. So back to the program. The host was...
It’s Labor Day, So I Am Taking Off!

It’s Labor Day, So I Am Taking Off!

I actually need a day off. Maybe more. In the states it is Labor Day, where we celebrate work by taking time off … Until next week – keep making folks laugh! ← Know Your...