You can read all the articles you want (even from us), and talk to every agent under the sun, but you will not really understand what it is like to be a booking agent until you actually do it. It’s a completely different
1. Being a booking agent requires a lot of time.
I’m not talking 2 hours a day. I’m talking about your entire day spent at the computer working and sending out emails. Facebook, email, phone calls. Rinse, repeat. For hours and hours a day.
I have spent days just researching local promoters in certain areas just to get turned down in the end. Booking a tour can take 3 months of 8 – 12 hour days of just researching, e-mailing, messaging and networking.