Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Birthday party's.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Chech around , not on just price but quality in services remember the saying is true you get what you pay for
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. Not that I can think of
Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?
A. How long have they been in business, what to expect, what separates you from the other guy that does " the same thang" and charges less... Why is that ?????
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. I am an award winning professional balloon artist I have taken balloon twisting to another level, you won't find any small dogs or swords in my bag of tricks when I arrive to a show usually every single time the first balloon a child wants is a puppy. So I throw them off by making scooby doo or Pluto , and that usually gets the kids thinking , unfortunately most " balloon Twister" don't invest in themselves to bring there skill level beyond a simple puppy dog and a sword
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. Having the chance to entertain people with my craft that I have worked hard at being the best at. knowing that a simple tube of latex rubber combine with the air from my lungs and my imagination can create anything anyone can imagine
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. Did you go to school for twisting balloons ? No I got kicked out of school for twisting balloon , only kidding actually I am a self tought balloon artist that got really good and managed to take a couple of classes to better my skills even more so.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. I have 5 children all boys when I am not working I am a stay at home dad and love every minute of it.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I have always had a artistic side doing crazy things growing wanting to work in the circus then becoming a professional clown in 2008 I needed to have more skills I thought besides the unicycle and juggling so I picked up some balloons and started very basic and said to myself I could probably make a bunch of better things so kept progressing and switched from a clown to a full time balloon artist.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. I stay very current with what people like so I can make anything they throw at me. plus my five boys give me a lot of inspiration for ideas .
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. We as an industry professional balloon artist are always pushing the boundaries to make the coolest designs
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. Not at all monday - thursday $100 per hour saturday $150 an hour and sundays $125 anhour
Q. What is your greatest strength?
A. My passion for what I do.
Q. What are you currently working on improving?
A. Marketing myself no one knows I exist. But when they find me they are very grateful