Category Archives: Networking

8 Toxic Types of People You Should Avoid

Toxic People

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 bring into your life act as unnecessary obstacles, so it is best to avoid them….

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 the management professional and easy to work with? Does the venue allow special effects like…

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. Drop-the-baton and the race is over. It is the ultimate critical error. Train, Role Play,…

7 Things DJ Entrepreneurs Should Never Do

DJ Entrepreneur

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe If you want to be a successful DJ entrepreneur, you have to bleed confidence. Starting something on your own takes tenacity, faith and determination to make it work. To have a business that makes it past the first 18 months, these qualities of poor leaders are certainly going…

Become a Proactive Team Player

Team Player

By Dave Ternier, Guest Writer Your willingness to be an amazing team player plays a bigger role in the success and longevity of your DJ career than you might realize. Part of what defines some of the most successful and sought after mobile DJs is their willingness to be an amazing team player (even if…

How to Promote a Special Offer

Special Offer

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe Is your DJ service running a special offer to attract clients? If you want your promotion to be a success, you need to get your offer in front of prospects who are interested in it. What’s the best way to get in front of the right type of…

Meal Companion Networking​: Who and Why

meal companion

The art of face-to-face networking is not a random event. That is particularly true of a lunch or meal function. In most cases, you will be seated between two people. At any meal event, you have many choices: Sit with random people you don’t know. Sit with friends and/or people you do know. Choose to…

Mining for Referral Gold

Gold Nugget

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe If you are a DJ business owner who isn’t constantly mining for referral gold, then it’s high time you develop a referral strategy that will lower your client acquisition cost while bringing in the type of client you are looking for. How You Generate Referrals First, start by…

Collaboration at its BEST!


By Elisabeth Scott Daley, Wedding Entertainment Director®, ABC™ “A Passion for Performance” Stepping In to Help Almost a year ago, my business partner, Peter Merry, was asked to step in for Wedding Entertainment Director, Jeremy Brech, in Sioux Falls, SD. One of Jeremy’s best clients’ daughters was getting married and Jeremy was already booked. Jeremy’s…

DJ Tips in Under a Minute: Dropbox for File Sharing or Storage

DJ Jay Brannan talks about Dropbox, a great FREE program that allows you to store audio, photo or document files. You can invite people to see or share your files or leave them there for easy access. Check out more DJ Tips in Under a Minute at