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What is YouBook Entertanment?

YouBook Entertainment is a top rated Entertainment listings resource, where clients & venues can find the best entertainment and acts for hire across the UK. We have hundreds of top quality professional acts within our listings. We put both Entertainers and venues in control of any booking needs with no middle man.  For more info click on our about us page.

How do I get featured on YouBook Entertainment?

It is very simple to be featured on YouBook Entertainment, Simply click on our Entertainers add listing link to get started. Here you will find simple our simple registration. Once you have sent it through our team will be in contact with you to discuss what package you feel is best for you and your act.

Is YouBook Entertainment an agency?

NO YouBook Entertainment is not an agency which is very important for you to know. Once you have been contacted by a client/venue you discuss all details of the gig with them directly, putting you in control. YouBook Entertainment takes no commision from acts or venues and handles no money or contracts,  involved in the gig what so ever.

It is down to you, the act to ensure you discuss your requirment directly with your venue/client. You discuss direct payment and by what method with whomever has contacted you. Any contracts or paper work is again, handled between you and the client/venue. Should you need to cancel or change things with the venue/client or you need to change things with them directly, again this is not dealt with by  YouBook Entertainment but your responsibility to arrange new alternatives

Does  YouBook Entertainment take commission from me or clients who contact me?

Simply no! This is what makes us so different and has proved attractive to so many entertainers! YouBook Entertainment takes no commision from acts or venues and handles no money involved in the gig what so ever. It is down to you, the act to ensure you discuss the best requirment directly with your venue/client. You discuss direct payment and by what method whomever has contacted you.

Any contracts or paper work is again, handled between you and the client/venue. Should you need to cancel or change things with the venue/client or you need to cancel or change things with them, again this is not dealt with by YouBook Entertainment but your responsibility to arrange new alternatives.

What are the advantages of advertising myself/ourselves on YouBook Entertainment?

There are many advantages of featuring yourself on YouBook Entertainment, one of which is venues knowing they you be fantastic as you are featured with us in the first place. You get the chance to speak to your enquiring venue/client directly which is useful. You and then can discuss times, rates, how your performance set should run etc.

People searching on our site love the advantage of a direct telephone number, e-mail or website. YouBook Entertainment does not handle your enquiry so we do not need to act as a middle man or take any commission from you. Any rate or payment is set and handled by you the act. It can be difficult sometimes trying to deal with bookings in a triangle scenario. Also with YouBook Entertainment, clients have most likely seen good information about you, seen photos, videos, heard sound tracks for you depending on how much you have featured with us . They know exactly who they are going to have perform for them. Another advantage is you let us know, when you join, where you wish to be featured by act catagory which means you have been contacted as you are the exact right act for the venue/client. Our postcode search option also means you may not have to travel to far to gigs too!. This could keep any travel costs down or pre gig time down. Remember you discuss everything directly with the venue which can only be a good thing.

Can I contact anyone at YouBook Entertainment if I really can't resolve any issues myself?

Yes you can use our Contact Us link if you wish to contact us or need any technical support. Someone will respond to you in return withn 48 hours.

How do I change my contact details viewed only by the YouBook Entertainment Management?

Once you have joined YouBook Entertainment you will be issued log in details and a password. By using these you will be able to log in and change your profile, add new photos, edit details and any area you need to, depending on what package you have with your membership. Certain sections of your profile are only visable to You and YouBook Entertainment management.

These will be indicated or you can chose if you wish to make certain information public. All updates will be moderated first before they are featured to keep the nature of your act and YouBook Entertainment listings secure? Should you need any further help or further advise before or during changing your profile, you can always use our Contact us link where some one will reply to you in 48 hours.

How do I change my contact details viewed by potential clients?

Once you have joined YouBook Entertainment you will be issued log in details and a password. By using these you will be able to log into our Members Log in option and change your profile, add new photos, edit details and any area you need to.

All updates will be moderated first before they are featured to keep the nature of your act and YouBook Entertainment listings secure? Should you need any further help or further advise before or during changing your profile, you can always use our Contact us link  where someone in our team will reply to you in 48 hours.

Can people leave testimonials on my page?

If you have a Super Premium package we allow you to have an advertising board. Here you can place what you wish, including any testimonials you may copy and paste on.

Can I be listed in more than one Catagory  on YouBook Entertainment?

A basic entry will allow you to feature in just two genre styles, and more on top depending on what package you have with your membership. YouBook Entertainment understands, for example, a Tribute singer may be a standard singer too and need to be listed in multiple sections. Upon joining YouBook Entertainmentyou are able to select what Catagory you wish to appear in, again depending on what package you have.

This is your opportunity to ensure you are featured in the sections you require. You can always use your membership log in to make changes to your membership profile should you need to add or remove sections you feature in. If you need any further help with this you can always use our Contact us where some one will reply to you in 48 hours.

How do I make changes to my YouBook Entertainment listing page?

Yes, upon joining YouBook Entertainment you will be given a secure log in membership, that you can use to change all aspects of your feature. You can do this via our Member Log In option,where you will find simple instructions on how to make all changes once you are logged in.

All updates may be moderated first before they are featured to keep the nature of your act and YouBook Entertainment listings secure? Should you need any further help with this you can always use our Contact us link. Some one will reply to you within 48 hours.

Can I add, update or change my photos on YouBook Entertainment?

Yes, upon joining YouBook Entertainment you will be given a secure log in membership, that you can use to change all aspects of your feature. Via our Member Log In option. There are simple instructions on how to make all changes once you are logged in. The number of photos you can feature, will depend on what package you have with us.

All updates may be moderated first before they are featured to keep the nature of your act and YouBook Entertainmentlistings secure? Should you need any further help with this you can always use our Contact Us Link.

Do I need a long description about my act on YouBook Entertainment?

The length of your description within your feature is up to you, however you are limited to a certain amount of characters depending on what package you have.

There are other options within a feature page, photos, weblinks, facebook, twitter, videos etc so you have plenty of ways that clients & venues can see you. By using all of the options, you may not even need to leave a description at all?

What is my YouBook Entertainmentlog in membership for?

This is important for you to keep somewhere safe. Your membership allows you to log in and make changes to your advert when ever you like, you won't need to rely on YouBook Entertainment to do it for you. You can change your rates information, contact details, images etc.

Keeping your feature fresh and updated is important so returning venues & clients don't see a dormant feature which could cost you bookings! All updates may be moderated first before they are featured to keep the nature of your act and YouBook Entertainmentlistings secure?

What if I wish to list more than one form of Entertainment?

We understand a lot of entertainers have more than one form of entertainment. ie A standard singer may have a tribute act too or a band may break and form a few smaller bands, duos etc. It is fine for you to feature more than one form of entertainment and have multiple memberships, however you will need to link eacg to a different e-mail address. Any membership may only be linked to one e-mail address. Another option could be to explain in one listing the multiple things you do, depending on what level of package or membership you have?

What do I get with a Basic package?

Please check out our Advertise details page

What do I get with premium package   ?

Please check out our Advertise details page

What do I get with Super Premium Package ?

Please check out our Advertise details page

Client & Venues FAQs

What is YouBook Entertainment?

YouBook Entertainmentis a top rated Entertainment listings resource where clients & venues can find the best entertainment and acts for hire, across the UK. We have hundreds of top quality professional acts within our listings. We put both Entertainers and venues in control of any booking needs with no middle man. For more info click on our about us page.

How do I save money using YouBook Entertainment?

First thing, did you know that some agents and agencies will charge you as much as 20% on top of their acts original fee. If not 20% there will be something added, By using YouBook Entertainment you can contact the act directly and negotiate the best price. Either way you will get the act you want with no extra percentages on top !

How do I contact anyone at YouBook Entertainment?

Simply click on our Contact us link and someone will contact you in 48 hours.

Can I feature my venue on YouBook Entertainment?

Yes Ents YouBook Entertainment has many opportunities for venues and organisations to be featured on our website, either as a link banner or a listing. If you wish to find out how you can be featured, click on our Contact us link .

Do I deal with any contracts with YouBook Entertainment for hiring acts via Ents Capital UK?

No , Any contracts needed to hire acts is made between you and the act through your own discussions. YouBook Entertainmentis an entertainment listing resource and not an agency so no hiring contracts are issued through us. You discuss with any entertainer directly, what needs to be done between them and you.

Do I need to pay any money to YouBook Entertainment to hire an act?

No payment or money is exchanged between hiring clients/venues and YouBook Entertainment. Any payment needed to hire acts is made between you and the act. YouBook Entertainment is an entertainment listing resource and not an agency so no payment is handled by us.

What sort of acts can I expect to find on YouBook Entertainment?

Only the best acts for starters. YouBook Entertainment features acts ranging from Male singers to Female singers, duos, bands, Musicians, comedians, discos, children's entertainers and many more. We even have companies featured who can cater for weddings, outdoor corporate events and Hen & Stag companiesCheck out our listings for further information.

How do I contact the act I wish to hire or speak to?

The acts on YouBook Entertainmenthave direct telephone contact details, e-mails or websites to visit. These are featured within their listing on Ents Capital.Remember any phone numbers or web links listed go direct to the act and not YouBook Entertainment.

How do I find the right act for me?

All of the acts on YouBook Entertainment are listed in Catagorys, by postcode;  to indicate what their specific act is and where they are based. As long as you look in the right Catagorys, you will find what you are looking for. Most of the acts on YouBook Entertainment have their website listed too so you can view even more.

You have the opportunity to visit these websites directly and find out all about the act you are interested in. If there is no website, there should be plenty of information on the acts page on YouBook Entertainment to help you make up your mind. text information, Pictures, maybe testimonials and videos too.

What are the advantages of hiring your entertainment through YouBook Entertainment?

YouBook Entertainment was launched and developed from more than 80 years of combined personal entertainment experience, with the Entertainer and hiring venue in mind.

There are many advantages of hiring entertainment from YouBook Entertainment, one of which is knowing they will be fantastic as they are listed with us in the first place. You get the chance to speak to your chosen act directly which is useful. You and them organise the times, rates, how your event should run etc.

A majority of our acts list their website you can visit and a direct telephone number you can use, along with other contact options. You don't need to complete any of those frustrating, secondry contact forms and wonder when your information will get to them, when you probably need to organise things sooner rather than later? Last minute even!

YouBook Entertainment does not handle your enquiry, you do directly. It can be difficult sometimes trying to deal with bookings in a triangle scenario. Agency Commision rates on top etc. Yes the potential to save money! Did you know that many agents and agencies will charge you as much as 20% on top of the acts original fee?

 Also with YouBook Entertainment, you have most likely seen the website of the act you require, seen photos, videos, heard sound tracks for yourself and spoke to the act directly. You know exactly who you are going to have perform for you. Another advantage is you may have chosen to seek out and act within your county area or as close by as possible. This could keep any travel rates down. Remember you discuss everything directly with the act which can only be a good thing.

Is YouBook Entertainment an agency?

No Ents Capital UK is not an agency which is important for you to know.We are a top rated Entertainment listings resource.  Once you have located the right act that you wish to hire, you contact them directly to discuss details. YouBook Entertainment takes no commision from acts and handles no payment from hiring venues what so ever.

It is down to you, the client to ensure you discuss your requirment directly with your act. You discuss direct payment and by what method with your chosen act. Should you need to cancel or change things with the act or they need to cancel or change things with you, again this is not dealt with by YouBook Entertainment but your responsibility to arrange new alternatives

 

Advertising Company and Organisations FAQs

What is YouBook Entertainment?

YouBook Entertainment is a top rated Entertainment listings resource, where clients & venues can find the best entertainment and acts for hire across the UK. We have hundreds of top quality professional acts within our listings. We put both Entertainers and venues in control of any booking needs with no middle man. For more info click on our about us page.

How do I change my contact details viewed only by the YouBook Entertainment Management ?

Once you have an advert in place with YouBook Entertainment you will be issued with our direct contact details and whom to speak to. This is so you can request any changes or update us of any new numbers or location addresses.

There is also the option to contact us using our Contact Us link, you can send us details of what needs changing and we will process it, or send us a request to get back to you. We will normally get back to you within about 48 hours.

 

Can I remove my advert from YouBook Entertainment at any time?

Yes you can, but why would you want to?

We do understand that sometimes your website may be down due to maintenance or upgrading, this may lead to a temporary removal.

Please contact us and we can remove the link to your website but we could still leave your banner in place. If you wish to change the look of your banner, then please inform us and again we can remove it for you. It is suggested that if you have a new banner ready, you send it over to us before we remove your old one so you always have something in place.

If you purely wish to remove your advert we can do this for you. YouBook Entertainment will remove your advert automatically at the end of any subscription or booking period.

 

Is there any refund offered for early removal of an advert or temporary take down?

There wont usualy be any refund if you decide that you no longer wish to have your advert in place. If you decide not to renew any subsription or booking your advert will run up to the final day and automatically be removed. If you are moving website URLs or making changes, please inform us and we can change this for you anyway, to ensure your link goes to you. If however you decide to take any website or contact down, within your business for a long period of time; it would be assumed you knew this at the point of booking. This would not warrant a refund or any discount. For example if you have a years advanced booking and decide you wish to remove your link after just 8 months, the initial agreed booking fee will still stand.

Please discuss any special requirements with us at the point of booking.

We do however understand that there are some extreme circumstances and adverse difficulties companies  may face. Please contact us to discuss.

 

How do I pay for the advert I wish to feature on YouBook Entertainment?

There are many easy ways that this can be done. Paypal subscription, Bacs, Direct Debit, Cheque (Yes still accepted) Options can be discussed at the point of booking. If you set up a self advert subsciption and wish to check anything, please use our Contact Us Link.

 

Does YouBook Entertainment offer discounts to me and my company?

There are certain discounts available for advert types, length of time, multiple adverts and loyalty companies etc.

If we have not already spoke to you, please feel free to contact us using our Contact Us link. We will usually get back to you in 48 hours.

Every company is different and we understand different companies may need different things.

 

How much does it cost to put my advert/link on YouBook Entertainment?

This depends on the option you are looking for. where ever you decide to place we have great rates in all areas that will be viewed. Rates may vary depending on size, front page, what internal page etc. We do offer some directly clickable adverts for as little as just £3 per month! Please contact our team to discuss and find out more for your specific needs.

 

Can I advertise in more than one area of YouBook Entertainment?

Yes you can be listed in more than one page with us. This can be requested by telephone, e-mail or by using our Contact us link.

Obviously each page and area has it's own rate, however we do have some discounts for multiple adverts. If you wish to add a second advert midway or after your first advert, please contact us to discuss.

Can I add to, update or change my advert/link on YouBook Entertainment?

Yes is the answer. All you need to do is send us your new banner and we will put it in place of your existing one. If you wish to change any website link, please contact us and we will do this for you free of charge. If you wish to send us an updated banner advert or new one, within any existing booking period; this will not cost you anything as you have booked the "space" its placed on. We simply need to swap things over for you.

If however you are not able to make any changes yourself and would like us to make adaptions to any advert banner you have with us. There may be extra costs that can be discussed. Again any website URL changes is standard and will be done free of extra charge.

What sort of advert / link can I put on YouBook Entertainment?

As long as you are a company linked to Entertainment in some way, YouBook Entertainment is happy to feature your company or venue. YouBook Entertainment  has a range of sizes and styles of advert links on offer. We strongly advise you to send us a link banner to use as these are most effective. Correct sizes can be requested

The more eye catching the better, although this is not always important. Again YouBook Entertainment  is an entertainment based website so if you are a DIY store some where we may not agree to feature you although we are happy to speak to everyone first to see if your entertainment based product is within reason!

We are now allowing entertainers to feature link banners too.

Can I place a link banner advert if I am an entertainer listed or not listed with YouBook Entertainment ?

The answer is yes why not. If you are an entertainer  who wishes to feature an advert link banner, this is fine. Please be aware the Advertising rates for business and companies apply and not the entertainers listings and premium options. If you do not want a large link banner you may opt for one of our 300 x 300 promotional squares. Please ask us about these as many entertainers have found these very useful!

If you have a fourth coming tour, Album release or simply want to book these extra spaces to be seen, then feel free to contact us using our "Contact Us" link.  Even if you only would like a 4 months spot due to your latest album or video coming out, please feel free to discuss this with our team. Promo squares are great for these!

How do I get my advert / link on YouBook Entertainment ?

Once you have discussed all of your requirements with our team and understand how your advert will feature. Simply e-mail it through to us. You should have been given this e-mail address upon discussion with our team. If you don't have it use our "Contact Us" link to find out and missed details.

Does YouBook Entertainment take any commission from business I've gained via my advert on YouBook Entertainment ?

Not at all. Any enquiries you receive from your link or advert placed with us, is your new business to handle how you wish. There is no middle contact form we send to you at all. People simply click on your link and contact you as if they were walking into a shop on the high street.

Is YouBook Entertainment  an agency?

No YouBook Entertainment is a top quality entertainment resource and not an agency. Once acts have been contacted by a client/venue they discuss all details of the gig with them directly. YouBook Entertainment  takes no commision from acts or venues and handles no money involved in the gig what so ever.

It is down to the act to ensure they discuss any requirments directly with the venue/client. Any contracts or paper work is handled between the acts and the client/venues.

What are the advantages of advertising my company/organisation on YouBook Entertainment ?

YouBook Entertainment  only wishes to feature companies and businesses who have an entertainment connection, not DIY adverts for example. Your business will be featured to people seeking entertainment and acts who are in use of your products regularly.

Maybe even someone seeking a venue to host their event. YouBook Entertainment  is seen by many people, either in the entertainment business themselves or venues and clients who may need your products. Also the general public uses YouBook Entertainment  to seek entertainment for special events.

Do you provide something they have missed that could make their event extra special?

For example a Disco or singer listed with us located in your area, will see your advert and may need things you supply. Venues who are looking for acts use us and may contact you for services. If you are a venue advertising with us, the general public seeking entertainment for their special event will see what you have to offer them be it lighting, catering etc. If you are a business local to a specific area, YouBook Entertainment  will feature your advert within the listing so you are targeting people relevant to you.

If you are a national company or business, you may choose to be listed in many areas of YouBook Entertainment , maybe even our front page?