Let me tell you a story…
As part of our job, we’re a part of a LOT of online magician communities.
We want to know what you think, what you want to buy, and what interests you most.
We’ll spend hours scrolling through discords, Facebook groups, and forums alike.
And one thing we always think is hilarious is when we find hate about us.
(because you know the people involved have NO idea we’re watching it all unravel with a bag of popcorn)
Here’s one feed we found recently:
Random kid: “This is so random, but I hate The Daily Magician!”
Other random guy: “Yeah, but they do have good customer service!”
Other person: “Amazing idea, poor execution!”
After that, the conversation continued talking about our most recent offers that they’d BOUGHT from us.
It’s kinda funny.
Because we LOVE the hate.
It’s like the saying goes: “You may not like me, but you do know about me!”
In our eyes, if you don’t have haters – you’re doing something wrong.
The worst thing people can be towards you is indifferent, right?
It’s like people who hate on everything Ed Sheeran does and whine about how much of a bad singer he is.
(don’t worry we’re NOT comparing ourselves to the legendary status of this man, it’s just an example)
The fact that you’re talking about him, clearly shows he did something right.
And in the case of these randoms, they might not like us, but they do know about us and they have bought our stuff! In our head, that’s completely okay!
You might not like us – but you can’t deny we’ve got some STINKING good deals.
Like the one we’re running at the moment…
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3 Stinky Rabbit Hole Magic Forums That You’ll Soon Get Stuck In…
Like many of us, you’ve probably experienced both admiration and critique in various discussion groups.
Here’s something you might not know: some online magic forums, filled with diverse opinions and lively discussions, are incredibly valuable for those who know where to look.
That’s exactly why I’ve created this guide. We’re going to explore three online magic forums that stand out from the rest. So, get ready to satisfy your curiosity as we delve into what makes these forums special.
Ready? Let’s get started!
Magic Forum N1. Magic Cafe
The Magic Café isn’t just a forum; it’s an innovative experience crafted with the charm and ambiance of a mystical coffee shop. This forum serves as a haven for magic enthusiasts and professionals, inviting them to sit down at its virtual tables and indulge in rich conversations and exchange secrets of the trade.
- Diverse Discussions: From amateur enthusiasts to professional performers, The Magic Café hosts a spectrum of participants, ensuring a rich variety of dialogue.
- Expansive Topics: Whether it’s close-up, stage magic, mentalism, or cardistry, every niche and corner of magical interest finds a home here.
- Resource Richness: The forum acts as a comprehensive repository of reviews, event information, and tips for magicians at all skill levels.
Extensive Library of Threads: The sheer volume of threads can be overwhelming, but it’s a testament to the community’s active engagement and willingness to share knowledge.
Peer-to-Peer Support: Newcomers and seasoned professionals exchange advice, offering a collaborative environment that’s hard to find elsewhere.
Commercial Corner: A place for creators to sell and magicians to buy, the latest magic products are often discussed and dissected here.
- Navigation Can Be Cumbersome: The depth of content means users may need to sift through numerous threads to find relevant information.
- Dated Design: The website’s retro aesthetic might not appeal to all, especially those used to more modern forum layouts.
The Magic Café is an invaluable hub for magicians craving community connection and a deep dive into the magical arts. It provides:
- A platform for learning and sharing within a broad range of magical disciplines.
- A meeting ground for debate, discussion, and the discovery of new ideas and tricks.
- Access to a seasoned community for networking, advice, and feedback.
Whether you’re a hobbyist looking to perform your first trick or a pro refining your craft, The Magic Café offers a rich menu to satisfy your magical appetite. Just be prepared to spend some time exploring — the depth of content is as vast as the art of magic itself.
Did you know?
I recently had an ‘interesting’ experience with an infamous magic forum…
(I won’t name any names, but it happens to rhyme with ‘the magic flafe’)
We dropped the founder of the site a message inquiring about his advertising rates.
Just your standard, run of the mill, business owner inquiry.
Here’s what he said:
“With our membership growing to well over 69,000 registered members (plus thousands who are not officially registered but visit daily) and some six million (6,000,000) posts (articles), our traffic stats are impressive. We average over 25 million hits a month, or 200 to 300 thousand page views per day (Page views – not just hits!)”
Now, isn’t that something…
Sounds good, right?
(…maybe even TOO good?)
See, as something of a ‘hobbyist’ web developer, I happen to know of more than a few site analysis tools that will tell you, with a pretty solid degree of accuracy, exactly how many visits a site REALLY gets.
One of these, a very reputable service, is called ‘similarweb.’
I decided to drop this forum into Similarweb.
432.74K visits a month.
(Aka, a mere 1.7% of the ‘25 million’ promised.)
Anyway, I have no idea what the ‘endgame’ of wildly exaggerating their website visits was.
Especially considering that 400k is nothing to sniff at.
I certainly don’t.
And after we politely pointed out the above to the site owner, he decided to do the time tested strategy called ‘say nothing and don’t reply.’
Anyway, no real lesson here.
Just figured you’d find it interesting to get a peek at what can sometimes go on ‘behind the curtain.’
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Magic Forum N2. The Magicians Forum
The Magicians Forum” is not just another stop in the virtual world for hobbyists; it’s a vibrant conclave for purveyors of prestidigitation. With an emphasis on community and camaraderie, this online gathering spot transcends the typical bulletin board format to foster genuine connections among those who speak the language of magic.
- Community-Centric Approach: It’s a close-knit collective where magicians of all levels come to share, learn, and inspire.
- Eclectic Topics: From the history of magic to the latest sleight of hand, the forum spans the gamut of magical interests.
- Welcoming Atmosphere: Newcomers are greeted with open arms and a wealth of knowledge from supportive peers.
A Closer Look:
Forum Layout: Intuitive and welcoming, the forum’s design facilitates easy navigation and encourages exploration.
Interactive Features: Beyond thread discussions, the forum includes features like video chats and virtual jam sessions, bringing the interactive feel of a magic club to the digital realm.
Exclusive Content: Regular contributions from seasoned professionals offer insights and discussions that are as educational as they are engaging.
- Focused Audience: Tailored more towards the devoted practitioner, the forum’s content may be dense for casual magic fans.
- Growing Community: While expanding, the forum may have fewer members than larger counterparts, which can mean less frequent posting on niche topics.
“The Magicians Forum” stands as a testament to the magic community’s desire for a dedicated space that is both informative and intimate. Here you will find:
- A forum that feels like a cozy corner in a magic shop where everyone knows your name.
- An opportunity to deepen your craft through rich discourse and shared wisdom.
- A chance to witness and be part of magic’s evolving narrative alongside fellow enthusiasts.
In essence, “The Magicians Forum” is the digital round table for modern Merlin’s in the making. It’s where every member brings a piece of magic’s mosaic together, creating a picture larger and more enchanting than the sum of its parts.
Magic Forum Number 3. Theory 11
In the digital corridors of the Theory11 forum, modernity meets mystery. This hub for magic enthusiasts is an extension of the Theory11 brand, known for its stylish playing cards and innovative magic. The forum is a polished platform where the next generation of magic melds with the wisdom of seasoned professionals.
- Sleek Design: True to the Theory11 aesthetic, the forum boasts a sleek interface that appeals to the contemporary magician.
- Diverse Discussions: From discussions on the latest tricks to advice on performance, the content is as varied as it is rich.
- Exclusive Events: The forum often hosts special events, Q&As, and contests featuring renowned figures in the magic world.
A Closer Look:
Interactive Community: It’s an active space where amateurs and pros alike post queries, share triumphs, and occasionally, trade secrets.
Educational Resources: The forum serves as a conduit to Theory11’s wealth of tutorials and magic literature, providing a seamless learning experience.
Product Teasers: Members get the first look at Theory11’s latest creations, often with the opportunity to provide feedback and engage with the creators.
- Brand-Centric: The forum’s discussions can be somewhat centered around Theory11 products and events.
- Intimidating for Beginners: The high level of skill showcased by some members might be daunting for novices.
The Theory11 forum is a convergence point for the avant-garde of magic. Here, you’ll experience:
- A digital enclave that echoes the sophistication of a private magic club.
- The pulse of cutting-edge magic, where trends are set and discussed.
- A platform that not only fosters the exchange of ideas but actively contributes to the evolution of the art.
As a haven for those who appreciate the finer threads in the tapestry of magic, the Theory11 forum stands as a beacon for innovation, quality, and shared learning in a community that’s as forward-thinking as it is deeply rooted in the essence of what makes magic enthralling.
the importance of magic forums
A few days ago we were listening to an interview with Oculus founder Palmer Luckey!
During that interview he said something we found very interesting, it went a little like this…
“Being in the right forums, at the right time, with the right people – is something I consider crucial to success. Always search out the best online forums!”
He’s 100% correct about this.
There’s nothing like an online forum filled with the best people in your industry because there’s something about forums that allow people to actually share useful information.
Just think about the number of times you were searching for something on google and a forum answered your question!
We hope with our recent Discord launch that we can create an online magic forum that will become completely invaluable to you.
For those of you that don’t know what Discord is – it’s a free online platform that can work like a magic forum, where people can chat, jam, share ideas, make friends and get a real sense of community.
We know it’s hard for magicians to get in contact with other magicians, so please, come join us!
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Thanks for reading my friend, I hope you enjoyed my stories and got a greater insight into our favourite magic forums!
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