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The Impact of Magic

A Magician Who Had it Together?

Houdini did not have the media opportunities and access that we have today and yet, through what are now considered primitive means, he is still a household name today.

Although Harry Houdini who died in 1926 has been said by some historians to have been not a nice person (and had issues), he did seem to have it together in the magic world. He also had a favorite inspirational quote:

My Brain is the key that sets me free.”

And with a double meaning, since he was an escape artist, it is actually a good thing to think about for solopreneurs or anyone working toward succeeding online. There’s a whole article based on this concept at DIYdigi.

Houdini died in 1926, so how adept at self promotion would he be with the kind of technology we now have available to us?

Are you working on a USA Online Business?

Times have changed for how one does business and promotes one’s self. We have a big paint box now, but we still have to learn how to paint. Houdini’s last “works of art” before he died, were in the form of film, even though video and the web were not around yet. Video Film Web has a brief post about Houdini..