Justin Tranz — justin tranz comedy hypnosis show fremont st. las vegas
I was "uneducated" enough to assist Justin Tranz with promotion for His 2018 Las Vegas Show at a bar / venue on the Corner of Freemont Street & Las Vegas Blvd. My team and I created several designs of tickets, rack cards, one sheets, and many countless hours of graphic design.
Justin Tranz had us make up all kinds of ticket designs Guest tickets, Time Share giveaway tickets, various prices for VIP tickets all in all there were more than seven final designs that were printed. Justin Tranz stated he wanted to impress the club into taking his show/act so they wouldn't charge him to rent the stage.
All in all Justin Tranz was looking to perform his show by paying the people that were trying to help as little as possible. Justin Tranz on a occasion would hand me $100 for the marketing (in digital marketing I could do very little with that budget with click (ad) rates that were as high as $13 per click. Justin was given several low cost options to buy ads in Bulk on snapchat, twitter and youtube but he knew better...
Problem 1: Started when Justin Tranz was told how much the social media campaigns would cost to build an audience although less than $500 he wanted me to pay for it and he would simply reimburse me later - Thus before I was completely paid for any of the work done prior.
Problem 2: Google Ad words did gang buster results but his initial ticket price (even after our warning) was too high and interested customers that opted in decided not to attend.
Problem 3: Justin Tranz failed to pay for the SMS-text marketing system that over 350 people opted into to get ticket information to purchase tickets.
Problem 4: The social media that was neglected made visitors to the landing page suspicious (as I should have been) and "googled" his name Justin Tranz finding a mountain of frauded victims in his wake and decided not to be the next victim.
Problem 5: We invited friends from Los Angeles who were dissapointed when they discovered Justin Tranz was performing THE SAME act from years prior at the Ice House (popular comedy club in the Greater Los Angeles Area) Even the music was from the 80s - 90s era.
Problem 6: Justin Tranz wanted to use proximity marketing devices (that send soft notifications to cellphones) instead of bolstering his social media as his sole form of advertising without paying for the software. He was advised against this.
Problem 7: Justin Tranz was told on several occasions that he would not receive anymore "Street Assistance" from us as no one was ever properly paid to do so.
Problem 8: Justin Tranz did purchase several web domains that were going to be used to direct traffic to shows BUT he never paid us to complete not one site them.
Problem 9: Justin Tranz was paying us so little that at some point he took us to 5 star dining at DelTaco and Inn n Out because we couldn't afford to eat out because we weren't getting paid. Hell at some point he had to drive us back and forth to Fremont street because we couldnt afford the gas or parking to get back and forth.
In the end it was the woman of the house who called an end to the stupid payless runs to Fremont Street. He was told I cant work for you if I don't get paid.
He disputed the charge to GOOGLE on my adwords account leaving my account suspended for "fraudulent nonpayment" and over $1000 in debt.
He disputed a total in $500 charge(s) on his credit card in Dec 2017 when he owed us for graphic design whic had been both printed and designed. Foolishly we used our family "square account" to get paid from since he always had an excuse when pay time came.
Now you are reading this (long description) of how you too should Never let Justin Tranz pay you by credit card. Always get paid up front when dealing with this guy.
In addition to actually handing out tickets in front of the venue and having a guy play a banjo to get the eyes of the people passing by. We were promised that we would get paid, next week, the next week, and the next week.