Category Archives: Planning

How to Sell Your DJ Service

Dj Service

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” In addition to running a mobile DJ entertainment company, I work as a Business Broker for Sunbelt Business Brokers. Similar to the way that real estate agents help a homeowner sell and market their residence, business brokers assist a business owner in selling and marketing their business. In this article,…

How to Get Into the Focus Zone

Focus

By Doug Sandler, “Nice Guys Finish First” Early on in my career I was always amazed at exactly how little I was able to accomplished in my day. It wasn’t until I learned an easy concept regarding focus that I began to realize there was potentially a solution to my unproductive behavior. It took me…

Are you lying to yourself about your DJ Business?

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By Alan Dodson, “Wedding Wizard” When considering your skill level and business abilities, do you lie to yourself? The answer is most likely ‘yes.’ There are several ways that most people lie to themselves. If you see yourself in the following descriptions, what can you do to change that action? Self-Impeding: This occurs when we…

How DJs Can Use The “Profit First” Financial Management System

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By Gregg Hollman, “Party Professional” One of my favorite business book writers is Michael Michalowicz, author of titles including “The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur” and “The Pumpkin Plan.” The principles from Michalowicz’s latest book, “Profit First – A Simple System to Transform any Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine” are the subject of…

What To Do With Your Tax Refund Check

Tax Refund Check

Jerry Bazata, “Money Answer Man” It’s that time of year when Uncle Sam rewards us for all our hard work and sends us back our “Billions” of overpayments in federal income tax. For business owners, this is like finding huge amounts of coin in the cushions of the couch or under the seat of our…

The Mathematics of a DJ Show

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By K.C. KoKoruz, “The Science of Marketing” I have recently purchased two wedding related businesses and as a result I was unable to attend MB Las Vegas 2015. It was interesting to hear everyone’s feedback both good and bad having not attended. This is typical of all DJ Expos, Mobile Beat is no different. I…

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…

Client Reviews – The Bottom Line

Client Reviews

By Jerry Bazata, “Money Answer Man” The Wedding Industry has developed and fostered an obsession with reviews. Be it from clients or vendors, we have placed a significant weight on the “review” as an indication of the success or at times failure of our business. We consistently strive to achieve the perfect rating of “5…

5 Tips for Highly Productive DJs

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By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe This is probably an understatement, but DJs are some of the busiest people around. A day in the life of an DJ is chock-full of business decisions, client meetings, networking and event preparation. Because there’s so much to do and so little time to do so, mobiles can…

ADJA Acquires The WED Guild®

WED Guild

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe We are in an industry that is always changing and we look at how we can improve what we do as entertainers. Maybe it is new lighting, new equipment, or training opportunities. Maybe it is setting a goal in your performance and taking the next steps at being…