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HOW TO GET THE DEAL OF A LIFETIME

Author Name: Jolene Chevalier  

Published On September 27th, 2016

I was recently talking to an agent about a show when he brought up an unrelated opportunity.  A big name artist was looking to fill a date that was less than six weeks away.  I recognized that the artist was motivated to fill the date, and in a particular region.  This meant that the artist could be had for a bargain.
I emailed a few colleges in that area, and one jumped on the opportunity immediately.  They scored an artist for about $50,000 less than the artist’s normal asking price.  They saved fifty thousand dollars.  How did they do this?  How can you do the same thing? 

1.  Act quickly when opportunities present themselves.  This particular school had the offer to me within 24 hours.  
2. Be flexible on dates.  This school would have preferred a weekend date, but for this special opportunity, they settled for a Thursday.

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