Virtual Magician

11 Tips For Starting A Successful Virtual Magician (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023

Want to start your own virtual magician? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a virtual magician:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a virtual magician?
-> Pros and cons of a virtual magician

Need inspiration?

-> Other virtual magician success stories
-> Marketing ideas for a virtual magician

Other resources

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for becoming a virtual magician:

#1: Gary Ferrar, founder of Ah Real Magic LLC:

We chatted with with Gary, founder of Ah Real Magic LLC ($20K/month). In our interview, Gary says:

Always go where the growth is, even if it’s not where you expected.

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#2: James Chan, founder of James Chan - Prodigy Magician and Juggler:

We chatted with with James, founder of James Chan - Prodigy Magician and Juggler ($1K/month). In our interview, James says:

Negative feedback should not be ignored, but rather treasured, as many polite people don’t have the guts to criticize work.

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#3: Gary Ferrar, founder of Ah Real Magic LLC:

We chatted with with Gary, founder of Ah Real Magic LLC ($20K/month). In our interview, Gary says:

Trimming the business, deciding what it is, and more importantly what it isn’t, is still forward progress. Even if you emerge a little leaner.

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Knowing that I was able to make the vast majority of my previous income while having suffered from SERP drops and shifting back to less efficient performance styles, was very comforting. I feel like if I can survive that, I can weather most obstacles.

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#4: Gary Ferrar, founder of Ah Real Magic LLC:

We chatted with with Gary, founder of Ah Real Magic LLC ($20K/month). In our interview, Gary says:

If you want to have an enjoyable entrepreneurial experience, choose something that doesn’t require inventory.

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People say you need to be in the right place at the right time, so I tried to be everywhere all of the time.

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#5: Daniel Chan, founder of Dan Chan Presents: Virtual Magic Shows:

We chatted with with Daniel, founder of Dan Chan Presents: Virtual Magic Shows ($12K/month). In our interview, Daniel says:

If you find yourself stuck and unable to grow, don’t just look to others within your field for advice. Take the time to observe other fields of business, network with other successful entrepreneurs, and see if you can apply a piece of someone else’s success to your own business.

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#6: Daniel Chan, founder of Dan Chan Presents: Virtual Magic Shows:

We chatted with with Daniel, founder of Dan Chan Presents: Virtual Magic Shows ($12K/month). In our interview, Daniel says:

We've found that when we ask for higher rates, often in the range of $5,000 and above, many clients agree to these numbers. This response has been a significant indicator that we are successfully differentiating ourselves in the market, not just as another option, but as a unique, high-value service.

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For entrepreneurs struggling to grow their businesses, one of the most valuable pieces of advice is to find mentors who have achieved similar goals to what you're aiming for. Having a mentor who has navigated the challenges you're facing can provide invaluable guidance and insights.

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#7: Daniel Chan, founder of Dan Chan Presents: Virtual Magic Shows:

We chatted with with Daniel, founder of Dan Chan Presents: Virtual Magic Shows ($12K/month). In our interview, Daniel says:

Performing magic as a career involves more than just magic. Learning how to budget, market, finance, build a website, communicate effectively with others, and effectively run a business is a challenge of its own.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the entertainment industry to find new and innovative ways to keep events going. Instead of canceling or postponing events, I began experimenting with performing magic in the virtual medium.

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