One of the biggest things you can do as an entertainer is to remember the power of a “thank you!”. Now I don’t just mean an off-handed remark as you walk out the door after your show, but a truly heartfelt thank you note, or postcard that you handwrite and send through the mail to your client. This shows that you not only want to thank your client for the monetary reward of doing a show for him or her, but that you respect their organization and are truly glad for the opportunity to work for them.

I always send out some sort of a hand written note of thanks for every show I do. But what if the show was ill planned, or the client made a disaster out of what you were trying to do? Send them a thank you anyway, because you got a valuable learning experience out of it as something NOT to do! Remember, you can always learn something if you look for the lesson!

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