Planning

Contracts & Negotiations

As so often happens when I’m preparing an article, an interesting conversation made me set aside what I originally had planned to discuss something entirely different.  A long-term friend and fellow DJ called me to bemoan the weather report.  He’s…

DIG IT! Time To Break Out The Shovel.

People who have known me a long time may find this month’s topic ironic, as I am still quite well known for the audacious, gigantic DJ system I used to tour around with during the ‘80s and ‘90s, yet what’s…

Your business versus Economic Volatility, prepare yourself for a potential recession.

Our economy has been in a growth mode for the past 11 years with the bull markets far outperforming the bear markets.  For many of us it easy to forget the cyclical nature of the economy and the great recession…

Best Practices: Securing a client with a Contract for your Services.

Over the past few months, I have read numerous post on Facebook from Mobile DJs regarding the best way to handle contracts with clients.   The topics have ranged from types of contracts, length of time you hold the date available,…

Sell It Before You Buy It

A true entrepreneur and business owner are always seeking new opportunities to increase revenues and improve the cash flow of the business.  The primary objective is to organically grow your customer base by doing more events and increase the cost…

Balancing DJing and Family Life
In all my years as a mobile DJ and a DJ in general by far the hardest thing I have found is maintaining a good balance between my “work” and my home life!  While DJing is a passion and I…

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