Scot Nery is a comedy entertainer who performs a pancake juggling show around the world, works in television and film, and creates theatrical prop-oriented productions.

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Livestream… But Entertaining

We had 1500 happy audience members tune in to our single live stream this month. Here are my thoughts on doing it right. I am the guy that sits and watches an open mic night sober, then takes a walk for an hour thinking about every single performer and what they could do better or worse. I remember watching The Cosby Show with my family and trying to not laugh because I thought being funny was about not laughing. At age 11, I decided to wear fragrance-free soap because I thought it would distract from the magic tricks I was doing at a Boy Scout banquet. I am ridiculously analytical of entertainment.

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May 26th 2020

Entertainer Site: What to Remove

I wrote about making a website that's actually helpful to you. How does one take a bloated, unstimulating website and make it useful with 👏No👏Red👏Flags?

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Entertainer’s 7 Most Important Tools

Everyone needs a website, right? And an instagram following? And a popular youtube channel? A big email list, phone list, twitch posse, staff, photoshop skills, a covered wagon, whiteboard, a bandsaw, an app that mows your lawn! Then, you'll be good! Then, people will hire you to dress like a turnip for their birthday parties and you'll be living large!

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2 Ways Your Website Sucks

Entertainment companies and entertainers get dragged into this idea of making a super great website because they think it will open the money faucet for their biz. This is not true. You don't need a website at all to close a deal in 2020.

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Entertainer Fraud Warning

When all the gigs disappear suddenly, entertainers get desperate and they'll do whatever they can to survive. We can get very vulnerable to bad decisions when we are living in a narrative that drives fear. You can get ripped off ... by yourself.

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Get to success… using success!

https://youtu.be/ZB_nQvUc1Ec Here's a quick productivity tip to overcome procrastination / perfectionism / laziness / bummed attitude.

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Get creatively unstuck and MAKE SOMETHING!

https://youtu.be/JeugTodQEdc You're not limited by your "creativity" you're limited by your selfishness. It's okay. Everyone has some selfishness. Creativity is not a measure of some magical power you have. It's the evidence of how much you have created. Create things for people you love and you'll be prolific.

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The Secrets and Masters of Live Entertainment...

Try following Scot's "Stage Geek" posts to see what he discovers about great live shows.

Stop seeing sucky shows, avoid annoyed audiences, find the joy and fulfillment of a perfect performance. This is a list for the die-hard folks who love live entertainment and want to see it improve exponentially.