Planning

New Top Level Domains create new opportunit​ies and decisions

For years, we have had a narrow assortment of domain extensions (aka suffixes) to choose from: .COM, .NET, .EDU, .ORG and few others. Over the years, the choices have expanded to choices such as: .CO, .INFO, .BIZ, .ME, .TV and…

The Tax Man Cometh So Be Prepared

By Jerry Bazata, “The 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…

Bookkeeping for DJs

This video is a demonstration on how to use Microsoft Excel to set up a sheet that will allow any DJ to track his or her profits, spending, overhead, and do general bookkeeping. It also gives an introduction to using…

Vision + Action = Success

By Stacy Zemon Have you ever known people who just don’t seem to be able to get their idea off the ground? They seem stuck, or unmotivated. They’re not lazy; they just don’t know what to do. The problem is,…

Consistency = Career Longevity

By Alan Dodson, “Wedding Wizard” Consistently means doing something in the same manner, without variation. Some of the business practices we DJs use must be consistent. For example, management skills for a multi-op, showing up for a weddings on time,…

New Insights Every Wedding DJ Should Know

By Laura Cave, “The Knot Knows” It may seem like a no-brainer, but one of the keys to business success is knowing your client. You might think you already know brides, and some things never change. But new brides come…