According to Wikipedia, “Storytelling is the ancient art of conveying events in words, images, and sounds often by improvisation or embellishment”. Stories are intended for variety of purposes. It can be identified as, entertainment, education, preservation of culture, preservation of instill knowledge and values/morals, etc. Since this is not an area that requires you to have any professional qualifications, this can be identified as an ideas area of business that you may practice in association with children’s b’day parties, etc. Therefore, the following sections of this article would give you more information on how you can start this as a business and develop it to gain a considerable return from the opportunities available in the market place.
First of all, since this is associated with children’s b’day parties, there are variety of factors and personal qualities that you may have to possess in-order to become successful in doing this job. For starters, you should be a person that is able to deal with children in different age groups. You should have a very good patience; you should be able to get the attention of children. Basically if you are a mother, then this would specifically be an easy job for you to become successful in. Other than the factors that were mentioned above, clear communication, understanding about the children’s favorite stories, etc will also play a great deal role when it comes to obtaining attention as a good story teller.
Other than your personal abilities it’s also of utmost importance to provide some attention to the stories as well. Crucial elements of storytelling include plot and characters, as well as the narrative point of view. Further, stories should also be used to teach and educate children on important areas that would help to develop their knowledge. If you manage to provide attention to all these areas, then you will definitely become very popular among children and this would create the required demand in the market place.
After considering all the factors that that I have provided in this article, it is clear that story telling is an area of business that doesn’t require you to have any professional qualifications. Your personal qualities and a good understanding about the requirements of kids would be the most important of them all. Therefore, if you possess those skills and qualities, then this would be an area that you will become very successful while earning a very reasonable income for your effort.