BFE EP17: The Sweet Life: S.O.S.(Save Our Space) guest Fred Becker
Whether performing on the high seas, or on TV shows like Penn & Teller: Fool Us, Fred & Bobbie Becker are a magical duo that knows how to live and convey their brand. In this episode, Fred speaks about what he and Bobbi have done during the pandemic and how they have pivoted to stay engaged with their audience and clients. He also lets you in on some secrets of the cruise ship industry that he has gained (50 years combined experience along with Bobbie) in the cruise ship entertainment market.
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Fred & Bobbie’s Vlog files: https://www.youtube.com/user/fredbecker4
Ever thought about being a cruise ship entertainer?
Gigs On Ships – Everything you need to know to book your act on cruise ships
00:00 Intro: The Love Boat & Princess Cruises
03:27 Welcome Fred - It was going to be a great year
05:36 We planned for the future
06:59 A different sort of thought for virtual shows
11:43 Did the shift change your branding?
13:05 Taking your time to get it right
14:41 What’s next
16:16 Cruise ship state of the industry
18:27 Land versus Sea
19:35 How does a person become a cruise ship entertainer
27:59 Promo reels
30:50 Being the face of the brand on a ship
32:10 Markets are segmented & service-geared
36:53 Show notes and outro
37:27 Bonus: What happened to The Love Boat?