Paying it Back, Forwards

By Ben Stowe, "Sound & Lighting Guru" Some time ago I took to putting birthdays of family into my calendar. This is helpful because, well, to be completely honest, I just don’t remember them sometimes. Recently, a notification popped up alerting me to the birthday of a childhood neighbor we … Continue reading

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, or even pursuing your goals. However, when … Continue reading

Compromising Standards: Just Say No

By Andy Ebon, "Wedding Marketing Expert" When I think of standards, my mind snaps to sanitation at Disney Theme Parks. The grounds are spotless. If someone drops a candy wrapper or any piece of trash, it is swept away in moments by a Disney crew member. Janitorial crew members seem to be … Continue reading

Professional DJs Are Made – Not Born

By Dave Austin “The Music Professor” “I’m a DJ.” For many of us, that’s our answer when asked about our profession.  Whether full or part-time, it’s a job which we not only greatly enjoy, but one in which we take a lot of pride. For those of us who’ve been DJing for a long time, … Continue reading