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Author: Billy Diamond: Brand Adviser & Mentor

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If you’re frustrated because you struggle in the entertainment business, then Branding for Entertainers podcast will help. If you’re looking for valuable insights into the most common and frustrating identity issues that both amateur and even professional entertainers face, then the BFE podcast will help you shine. Billy Diamond brings you practical advice and formulas to get people to remember who you are and keep them talking about your brand. Billy and the world’s leading experts will help you polish your visual, verbal, and virtual identity so that entertainment buyers, agents, and your live audience will listen. Each episode is geared to help you get your message out, grow your business, stand out in the marketplace, and have a blast doing it!
17 Episodes
Whether performing on the high seas, or on TV shows like Penn & Teller: Fool Us, Fred & Bobbie Becker are a magical duo that knows how to live and convey their brand. In this episode, Fred speaks about what he and Bobbi have done during the pandemic and how they have pivoted to stay engaged with their audience and clients. He also lets you in on some secrets of the cruise ship industry that he has gained (50 years combined experience along with Bobbie) in the cruise ship entertainment market. RESOURCES WORTH CHECKING OUTFred & Bobbie’s Vlog files: for Cruise Ship Entertainment JobsEver thought about being a cruise ship entertainer? Gigs On Ships – Everything you need to know to book your act on cruise shipsFred Becker & Becker Magic WebsiteThe Becker's on FacebookThe Becker's on InstagramAlso, Be Sure To Visit us at BrandingEntertainers.comCHAPTERS:00:00 Intro: The Love Boat & Princess Cruises03:27 Welcome Fred - It was going to be a great year05:36 We planned for the future06:59 A different sort of thought for virtual shows11:43 Did the shift change your branding?13:05 Taking your time to get it right14:41 What’s next16:16 Cruise ship state of the industry18:27 Land versus Sea19:35 How does a person become a cruise ship entertainer27:59 Promo reels30:50 Being the face of the brand on a ship32:10 Markets are segmented & service-geared36:53 Show notes and outro37:27 Bonus: What happened to The Love Boat?
IN THIS EPISODE:As a young boy, Jason Michaels was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome. The diagnosis could have stopped him in his tracks but he chose to chase his career in acting and later as a magician. Today he combines his love of performing, sharing his story, and also training people on how to be resilient. You’ll love Jason’s journey to get to the top and his thoughts on branding.LINKS:Jason’s Website - https://www.jasonmichaelsmagic.comResilience Training - Podcast with Jason & Stephen -’s Book can be purchased on Amazon. You Can Do the Impossible, Too! Jason on TEDx - Jason perform on Mike Huckabee - Intro03:25 TedX Excerpt03:46 Is Jason Michaels your real name?05:32 What’s your background in entertainment & how’d you start?09:07 What led you to want to speak more than just being a magician?12:09 Transitioning to more speaking gigs14:29 About Tourette Syndrome and education18:36 Paralyzed by a diagnosis20:04 Ripping of the label and finding the tools to help yourself (and others)22:26 Resilience Training Course23:14 About #DoTheImpossiblePodcast with Jason & Stephen (Bargatze)25:38 Transitioning and the Rebranding of Jason Michaels28:52 Five words to sum up Jason Michaels & using them as a brand30:14 Upcoming Episode info30:56 Wrapping up with Jason Michaels31:45 Resources and Outro
In This Episode:To say 2020 was a hard year is an understatement. We take a look back and a look ahead for 2021 with this call-in episode.
There’s a science behind colors and branding. The best brands know exactly how to target the audience they’re trying to reach. In this episode, Billy talks about an iconic brand that helped to solidify Christmas as we know it today. You will also receive a lesson on how to implement colors that identify with you as a performer and how to choose them.
EPISODE: Special guest Tim Mannix talks with Billy Diamond about knowing your market, who you are, and the business of the show.BONUS EPISODE MATERIAL: Get your FREE DOWNLOAD WORKSHEET to Become Your Superpower (click the image to get it now).EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS:- Your Ideal Audience - Treat It Like A Business - Know Your Market - Know Who You Are - Show For A Johnny Cash Party - Riders & Adjusting To Your Workspace - 5 Adjectives That Describe Tim Mannix The Entertainer - If I Was A Car... - Free Download To Discover Your SuperpowerADDITIONAL EPISODE NOTES:Tim's website: TheFresnoMagician.comSee Tim on YouTube: Tim on Facebook: on Instagram: Tim on Twitter: more about the Magic Castle in Hollywood:
In This Episode:The idea of fear and rejection in the entertainment industry can hold you back from moving forward. Special guest Tim Mannix shares his story of defeating failure, along with some great tips and advice.Lecture and being afraidIt’s all about the presentationRehearseQuitting the bizAddictionTherapyRobbed of joy & stealing of dreamsThe Devroe AgencyRegrets, Fear, performing for other performersFear holds you backShow Notes:Tim's website: TheFresnoMagician.comSee Tim on YouTube: Tim on Facebook: on Instagram: Tim on Twitter: more about the Magic Castle in Hollywood: MagicCastle.comOther performers mentioned in this podcast episode:Mac King - Caveney - Lenert - you find yourself struggling with life or just need to talk to someone here are some great (SAMHSA's National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service) (Talkspace is a paid subscription service that gives you 24/7 access to reach out whenever you ne
IN THIS EPISODE…- The history behind those three little words "Trick-or-Treat" and how it came to be.- Part 2 of 2 with guest Dean Carnegie. Topics include past pandemics and stories from years ago, how we shift, and what we do now.ADDITIONAL SHOW NOTES:The Magic Detective Podcast with Dean Carnegie, Episode 49 Harlan Tarbell, The Magic TeacherFind Dean at ZoomMagicShow.comDean's upcoming show - Astonify: The Ghosts of Christmas Past. A festive, and family-friendly show loosely themed on the classic book, A Christmas Carol.
Part 1 of 2 with Dean Carnegie. This episode topics include starting out, coping with a job, and developing your style.Airing Oct. 31, 2020 - The Very Spooktacular Virtual Magic ShowDean's podcast - The Magic Detective podcast 
The way that people are buying and viewing entertainment these days is forever changing. Billy interviews Paul Draper who is an award-winning mentalist, magician, an anthropologist, academic, and filmmaker (some appearances: Disneyland, Yale University, Caesars Palace, The Magic Castle Hollywood, History Channel). Show Notes LinkIN THIS EPISODE...- Shifting and change strategies for your show during Covid19 - Online shows do's and don'ts - Building a professional studio for a very low cost - The tech side of doing internet shows - A variety of ways to make money doing a web showADDITIONAL SHOW NOTES:Contact Paul through his official website at mentalmysteries.comMake money performing shows from home! If you want to "Create a Professional LIVE Broadcasting Studio for Under $200" you can purchase it directly from Penguin Magic (as an instant download) by going to Meetings for desktop and mobile provides the tools to make every meeting a great one. https://zoom.usReal-time meetings by Google. Using your browser, share your video, desktop, and presentations with teammates and customers. DISCOUNT FOR A CUSTOM BACKDROP:5' Wide by 7' Tall Portable Backdrop that is custom designed for you can be found on our website at Be sure to use Coupon Code: MEMORIALDAY2020 for 15% offWant free help with your brand? Go to
Covid has hit us all in some form or another. Billy shares a quick update for what's next.Stay tuned for tomorrow's podcast episode (05/26/2020) and a special guest. We'll talk about Demystifying The Online Show and what many are doing during our new normal in 2020.
This Thanksgiving episode is filled with phone call conversations and with a variety of entertainers who share why they are thankful to do what they do, especially at this time of the year. Need help with your brand? Go to: BrandingForEntertainers.comGuests/Calls include:- Billy, along with his kids, Ryan and Chloie- Conrad Cologne, #themagicofconrad - Landon Harvey, #LandonHarvey #LandonHarveyVemntriloquist - Kevin Lee, #KevinLeeComedyShow - Dink Gowen, #DinkyGowen - David Davinci, #Thrillusionist, #DavidDavinci - Dennis Vander Houwen, #DennisMichaelMagic, #DennisMichaelComedyMagicShow - Doug Stafford, DougStaffordMagic - Dick Kolhafer, #KohlAndCompany - Graham Rogers, #MagicFundraisingShows #GrahamRogersMagic - Bryan Sanders, #MagicIsBs - Joe Gandelman, #FamilyEntertainer #JoeGandelmanAndFriends - Howard Baltus, #HowardBaltusMagic - David Ginn, #DavidGinnMagician
BFE EP06: Being You

BFE EP06: Being You


One of the most difficult processes of being an entertainer is being able to look in a mirror at the end of a day and know that the reflection looking back at you is the real true you. This episode covers how to find and stay true to yourself both onstage and off.The Greatest You PDF FREE Download >>>> the FREE Brand Personality Quiz >>>>
Billy is joined by his son Ryan who deals out some golden nuggets on how to relate better with your online audience. Together they just scratch the surface in chatting about virtual
Billy's been missing in action, but listen to this 2 minute update to get the low down
In this final interview episode with Kris Sheppard of The Successful Performercast Billy discusses his own mental illness and what he learned along the way, through failure, in which to become REBRANDED.
This is part 2 of the personal interview with Billy Diamond and Kris Sheppard of The Successful Performercast. In this episode Billy talks briefly about how you can evolve your brand to get to your next step as well as his own personal life struggles that nearly ruined his career.
In this very first introductory episode of Branding for Entertainers Billy Diamond discusses with Kris Sheppard of the Successful Performercast - what is branding and why is it so important for entertainers.This introductory episode and interview with Kris Sheppard will be broken into several additional episodes as a launching point into the world of branding for entertainers.Don't forget to subscribe to the show!
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