When you think of a happy experience, what kind of things do you think of. Of course there is always looking at a sunset. Also, rising a roller coaster. What about walking along the beach. And then there is one experience that is everyone's favorite. Being around a funny clown. A clown can make you smile and laugh and forget that you have any troubles at all. So, why not make sure that all of the kids at the next birthday party you throw have this experience. And if you get the right clown, your party could end up being one of the most amazing experiences you and the kids have ever had. You will need to take your time and make sure you seek out the perfect professional. The Columbus area has numerous clowns that you can checkout. And this guide will help you narrow your field of candidates down to the one that will be a perfect fit for your birthday party.
You are probably wondering where you should begin in this quest to find the right clown for your party. There are a few different sources that you should check out. Many people do not think about word of mouth anymore but it is truly still one of the best ways to obtain pertinent information. So, why not start by talking to your family, friends and coworkers. Who knows, one of them may have hired a clown at some point or at least experienced one. Also, try and harness the power of the world wide web. Do a Google search for “clowns in the Columbus area.” Now, we realize that you will have a lot of links to go through because of this search. So, we recommend that you start going through say the first 25 and determine which ones you would like to interview. Hopefully you should be able to accumulate a list of quality candidate to check out. Call each one up and find out if they are available for your birthday party. If they are then setup an interview to discuss the possibilities further.
When you sit down across from each candidate, start your conversation by asking them if they specialize in a certain age group. Talk about their background and why they wanted to be in the clown business in the first place. You definitely want to run a background check on anyone you consider. They are going to be working with your children and their friends and it is better to be safe than sorry. Also, make sure you ask for references. It is a great idea to talk to each one and make sure that they give you excellent feedback on how the clown performs. As you are talking to them, pay attention to their demeanor and their personality. Pay attention to your instincts and don't hire anyone that makes you feel uneasy. Look for red flags. How much are they going to cost you? How long will they be performing at your party? What kinds of things will they do? When you find the candidate that you feel is absolutely perfect for your birthday party, ask them to provide you with a contract that specifies everything you talked about. Read over the contract in great detail and if you see anything that looks wrong or out of order, then bring it up now and get it corrected. Once that has been done, have them sign and you are off and running.