Category Archives: Planning

A Tribute to the Victims of the Pulse Nightclub Massacre

Pulse eye

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” I had planned to write about something else, and normally I offer you tips to apply to your DJ business or your personal growth. It didn’t feel authentic to write about anything else but the life-altering event of June 12th at Pulse Nightclub. I was driving down the PCH…

Your DJ Vehicle and Rig

DJ Vehicle

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” Once a mobile DJ accumulates a good sized amount of gear, they often find themselves really having to consider the “mobile” part of the mobile DJ equation. How do I get my show to the venue? And how do I get my gear from my vehicle to the…

Daymond John’s Top 7 Tips on How to Launch Your Product Like a Shark

Daymond John

Daymond John intimately knows the power of broke. After three failed attempts, the Shark Tank star launched his first business with just $40 and a hope and a prayer. Of course, scoring an endorsement from LL Cool J didn’t hurt either. Not long after the rap legend began wearing John’s hand-sewn clothing line, FUBU (“For…

Gaining Momentum

gaining-momentum

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” In addition to owning my DJ business, I also hang my virtual “shingle” with a network marketing company that is a great match for my personality and criteria in life. I just came from an international training conference, and I learned quite a bit that I am also planning…

DJ Tips in under a minute: ending time on your receptions

It was brought to my attention that sometimes wedding invitations will say reception 5-10 and they shouldn’t have the end time because it creates an expectation of how long guests will stay. I agree that if I know something goes from a start to end time I will usually watch the clock to help determine…

LGBTQ Wedding Windfall? Don’t Believe The Hype

Gay Wedding

By Andy Ebon, “Wedding Marketing Expert” LGBTQ Wedding Windfall has been a story looking for a reality in the last couple of years. Print, electronic, and social media have a predisposition to shout about the present and coming infusion of business, resulting from the passage marriage equality legislation, state by state, and now, the SCOTUS…

Mobile DJing for Beginners: The Industry & Business Considerations

This video talks about the industry and business considerations (i.e. types of events, vehicles, licensing, insurance, costs, setting prices, accounting, marketing, contracts, deposits, competition, etc.)

4 Ways to Get Noticed Starting Right Now

Get-Noticed

By Doug Sandler, “Nice Guys Finish First” The noise is everywhere, making it more challenging than ever for your message to be heard. With so much noise , how is it possible to get noticed, stay top of mind, or even get your brand off the starting line? The goal isn’t to get noisier, that…

What’s Your Relationship with Money?

Money on my mind

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” I’m interested in money – not just in acquiring money, but also in the relationship to money. It’s tax time. I own two businesses and forecasting into 2016, I again find myself looking at this relationship and possible mental limitations that may be affecting it.  Money is our long time friend, but most of us feel more comfortable asking for,…

How to Achieve Absolutely Anything You Want

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/H5UvxDpiLVk” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> How to Achieve Absolutely Anything You Want by Ka Sundance.