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The Benefits of Volunteering

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” Vol.un.teer.ing (n.) is generally considered an altruistic activity and is intended to promote good or improve human quality of life. In return, this activity produces a feeling of self-worth and respect; however, there is…

The Pros and Cons of Barter Networks

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” In this article, I discuss my experiences with bartering. Bartering refers to the trading of goods or services in lieu of a cash exchange. For example, I once entered into a barter agreement with my…

Four Changes In Social Media Marketing You Need To Know

By Tony Schwartz, “The Social Media DJ” Social media is constantly changing, and as the most popular marketing medium out there, you need to stay on top of these changes. Yes, it can be overwhelming, but who said running a…

8 Toxic Types of People You Should Avoid

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe Toxic individuals are completely exhausting to be around and they can have a negative impact on your forward momentum. DJs need to remain laser focused — the distractions and stress that toxic people…

How DJs Can Work Together to Share Venue Information

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” Imagine that you were about to DJ your first event at a particular venue. Wouldn’t you want to know the answers to these questions: How difficult is the load-in? What are the insurance requirements? Is…

Communicating Effectively

By Andy Ebon, “Wedding Marketing Expert” Communicating effectively, with customers, and within your company is a critical aspect of wedding business marketing and operations. In an Olympic relay, the 4-person team involves 3 attempts to pass-the-baton, and finish the race.…