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Setting your rates or fees – Based on your expenses

posted by SantaTim On April - 10 - 2011 4 COMMENTS

Whether you are a Santa working for a living, or a Santa donating your services, I truly believe that you should know your rates and thus your value to your clients.  This is probably one of the most difficult areas for a Santa to address.  What should I charge for a visit?  Am I charging […]

Preparing for 2011 – The Mall or Photo Company Santa

posted by SantaTim On March - 31 - 2011 2 COMMENTS

Two weeks ago, I wrote about job searching for the Private Party Santa.  Now I would like to cover some information for those Santas searching for a Mall based position.  For the Mall based Santas, most of the photo companies are trying to confirm all of the Santas they liked last season.  And they are […]

Preparing for 2011 – Suggestions for the Private Party Santa

posted by SantaTim On March - 19 - 2011 1 COMMENT

If you are an independent Santa, doing private parties, etc., now is the time to start producing your marketing materials and to start calling on possible sources for business.  Your marketing materials do not need to be too fancy. In fact all you really need is a business card, a good photo to hand out, […]

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