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Episode Info:

Creating a concrete platform in a saturated market is no easy task. In order to do so, you have to be innovative and original, two characteristics that perfectly describe Robert Smith. Robert Smith is a magician and creative content speaker who struggled to find his way into the fair industry until doing exactly the opposite of everyone else, staying inside the box. Robert Smith is most recognized for his fortune-telling act, which has come to be known as the Conjurer Fortune Machine. Check out this episode of Tailgate Entertainer with Alan Bruess and Eric Haines if you’re interested in learning how to adapt and expand your own creative career. 

Show Highlights:

  • Starting street magic
  • Recognizing the pivot point in a career
  • Figuring out how to live with a disease
  • The importance of reaching out
  • Getting buyers attention
  • Becoming the conjurer
  • Creating a unique way to perform in a saturated market
  • Trusting the audience
  • Organically developing an act
  • Explaining a nontraditional career to others
  • Training people in your profession
  • Expanding a personal act and avoiding stealing ideas
  • Only working jobs that fit your brand
  • Building relationships
  • Changing how you perceive no
  • The drive behind creating content and marketing
  • Using social media to provide value
  • Building equity with the community


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