Brand Tuned - Smart Thinking, Better Branding

Tommy Ballam - Creating His Business and Growing it Through Franchising

September 11, 2020 Shireen Smith / Tommy Ballam Season 2 Episode 33
Brand Tuned - Smart Thinking, Better Branding
Tommy Ballam - Creating His Business and Growing it Through Franchising
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Brand Tuned - Smart Thinking, Better Branding
Tommy Ballam - Creating His Business and Growing it Through Franchising
Sep 11, 2020 Season 2 Episode 33
Shireen Smith / Tommy Ballam

Tommy Ballam founded his business Captain fantastic, a children's entertainment franchise operation which is voted UK is number one children's entertainment company.

  • He set up Captain Fantastic because, at the time, there was a lot of people doing kids parties were, older dads weren't trained actors
  • He gradually built up and then he got 40 entertainers that worked for him
  • First children's company that did a toddler group online
  • Started doing our online parties, and used zoom for parties
  • Doing parties in America, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa every, - UK business was global
  • "I want to be unique, be my own, and then you can grow it"
  • The big goal is really to get on, you know, children's TV
  • Now to make money as a performer,  it's literally just business skills for actors
  • Brand changed over the last 10 years
  • Each time you do a franchise, you got to really know who your client is


Here's a link topreorder his new book, "PAIN IN THE ARTS": How to earn money as a performer" by Tommy Balaam: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08GQ889VW/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_Sf4rFbSQKC1MN

Show Notes

Tommy Ballam founded his business Captain fantastic, a children's entertainment franchise operation which is voted UK is number one children's entertainment company.

  • He set up Captain Fantastic because, at the time, there was a lot of people doing kids parties were, older dads weren't trained actors
  • He gradually built up and then he got 40 entertainers that worked for him
  • First children's company that did a toddler group online
  • Started doing our online parties, and used zoom for parties
  • Doing parties in America, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa every, - UK business was global
  • "I want to be unique, be my own, and then you can grow it"
  • The big goal is really to get on, you know, children's TV
  • Now to make money as a performer,  it's literally just business skills for actors
  • Brand changed over the last 10 years
  • Each time you do a franchise, you got to really know who your client is


Here's a link topreorder his new book, "PAIN IN THE ARTS": How to earn money as a performer" by Tommy Balaam: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08GQ889VW/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_Sf4rFbSQKC1MN