Category Archives: Chief Scribe – Stacy Zemon

Connect with Prospects Through Active Listening

Active Listening

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe Every DJ business person wants to convert their prospects into clients, right? The solution to the challenge of connecting with prospects may be as simple as taking the time to improve your active listening skills. Active listening is all about building rapport, understanding and trust. Your “likability” factor…

Embrace Your Competition

Competition

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe DJ business owners often view their competitors as the enemy, but that’s shortsighted. Here’s how the competition can help keep you in the lead. Stop viewing your competition as the enemy and instead use it as the catalyst to brilliance. Instead of investing your precious energy into hating…

Using an iPad for Your DJ Business

apple-ipad-10

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe With the right apps and accessories, Apple’s tablet can become a work machine. When linked with a Bluetooth keyboard, an iPad can become almost as productive as a laptop computer. And the broad selection of iPad apps can help you view and edit documents, take notes, plan your…

Where to Post Your vLogs

vLog 2

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe vLogs can be an inexpensive way to market your DJ brand, reach a broader audience, and promote your services. But where, exactly, should you make your content available to reap those benefits? Naturally, the potential impact of any marketing effort hinges largely upon on knowing your audience. But…

6 Social Media Marketing Tools

Social Media

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe Figuring out the best times to post content to social media accounts can be a challenge. If you are not currently using social media platforms, I highly recommend that you start. Using social media as a part of your marketing mix is very important these days. Social media…

Worry No More

Mr. Worry

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe How many times have you worried about something today? Five? Ten? Too many times to count? You may not even be conscious of it, and it doesn’t have to involve pacing or wringing of hands. Worrying can be a freak out, but it can also be a series…

Effective Emceeing Tips

Emcee

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe Here are my Top 15 suggestions for effective emceeing: 1. Open with a surprise, a shock…an interaction, something that makes connection, entertains, exposes, etc. 2. Use palm up instead of finger for pointing. Sometimes the finger looks like a gun and is rude in some cultures. Palm up…

Make a Goal Then Let Go!

Set Goals

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe Over the years I’ve come to realize that goals may in fact get us to some predetermined destination, but at what cost? Now, before you write this off as some rationalization for lack of proper ambition, understand that I’m not talking about simply drifting along either. Get Clear…

Create an Action Plan for Success

A necessary ingredient in any formula for success is vision – your underlying, driving, desire-filled concept of what you value most in life. To convert a vision into a goal, break it down into a workable action plan of daily, weekly, and monthly steps. First, write out a vision statement. Detail for yourself what you want…

Business Partners Guidelines

by Stacy Zemon Over the years in this business, I’ve seen it happen time and time again. Two DJs who are the best of friends get together to form a new company. And then…sooner or later, their relationship then their business goes “South” and crashes hard. I’ve had this painful experience and if you’d like…