Tips and ideas for modernizing magic clubs!
Recently on Magicians Talking Magic, we are discussing the future of magic clubs, why magicians should join their local club, PLUS tips, ideas and suggestions for breathing life back into the magic club.
Tips and Ideas for Modernizing Your Magic Club
Here are three areas we see magic clubs can improve. If you have additional ideas or suggestions please leave them below in the comments
Don’t waste your time planning out the entire year but plan out your season in quarters and pillar months. Look ahead but not too far down the line.
Mix it up! Not always cards or mentalism
Offer more than just in-person meetings. Embrace virtual and in-person gatherings
Benefits of Virtual
The lecture pool opens right up to magicians worldwide
Don’t have to leave your home - parking and commute is a snap
Great for the introverts!
Potential for your club to make a little more $ by opening up its reach
Listen & Share
Ask for input from your members - everyone’s magic interest is different
Update your club’s website & online presence
Have multiple forms of communication. I bet your members are diverse be open to that. Some just do the phone etc.
Keep in mind not everyone’s needs can be met. You can’t please everyone all the time. Ongoing, open communication is key.
Have a project, event or yearly goal. Work on something together as a magic club. Hopefull something public-facing that attracts new members
Get your club on the local news!
Work with other magic clubs, rings, and assemblies. Link back to them and help promote them. Have magic club meeting exchanges and special evenings.
Build local connections and relationships. Your magic club should build its presence within your community.
Ask for help when you need it - We all have our own toolkit of specialized skills
What is the purpose of your magic club?
Here's a simple idea:
We offer a welcoming space to learn, share and perform magic with fellow enthusiasts.