Finance

Income Taxes: Top Two Rules for DJs

By Stu Chisholm – The Complete Disc Jockey In 1716, Christopher Bullock first uttered the infamous idea that the only things in life that are certain are death and taxes, and if you haven’t already dealt with them, we Americans…

5 Tips for Financial Success for Small Business Owners

By Jerry Bazata – “The Money Answer Man” Each year thousands of entrepreneurs take a leap of faith, resign from full -time employment, and begin a business with the hopes and dreams of obtaining financial success and independence. With all…

Responding to a Prospect Who Say’s You Charge Too Much!

By Stacy Zemon Recently, I posted the following question on Facebook: “How do you respond when you are speaking with a prospect, and she/he tells you that you charge too much?” DJ responses poured in by the dozens. Their answers…

Tax Deductions for DJs

By Jerry Bazata, “Money Answer Man” There is a date that is forever etched in stone on our calendars – April 15. This is, for many DJs, the dreaded day when “The Tax Man Cometh.” To be adequately prepared for…

The DJ Pricing Trap

By Stacy Zemon When Pete first launched his DJ business, he offered deep discounts to family, friends, referrals, and pretty much anyone who would book him. Shayna took it one step further and priced her services at $250, thinking it…

The Economics of Donating Your DJ Services

By Jerry Bazata, “Money Answer Man” Many DJ small business owners value the importance of being responsible citizens by supporting nonprofit organizations and community events. Since most of us are not millionaires, simply writing a check is not an option…

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