Category Archives: GROWTH

Episode 1 Behind The Scenes With Jason Jani. #ASKJasonJani

Jason Jani from the SCE Event Group is now ready to answer your questions! Just use the #ASKJasonJani on tweeter and he might even video respond to you.

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…

Book Review: Celebrate Life by Marcello Pedalino

Celebrate Life

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” In this article, I review Marcello Pedalino’s just-published book “Celebrate Life – How to live it up, discover fulfillment, and experience the joy you deserve.” For those of you unfamiliar with Marcello (pronounced Mar-Chello), he is a marquee event host based in New Jersey. Marcello is well-regarded for his physical…

Tax Deductions for DJs

taxman

By Jerry Bazata, “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 for him, here are some important items to consider well in advance of meeting with your…

Five Book Recommendations for Mobile DJs

The Mobile DJ MBA Front Cover

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” I’m a believer in the adage that “readers are leaders.” As a boy, I loved reading mystery books and biographies about my favorite sports stars. During summer vacation, I would typically read a book a day. Fast forwarding to my late twenties when I became interested in the mobile DJ…

Lighting for the Mobile Entertainer

Lighting

By Ben Stowe, “Sound & Lighting Guru” One of the truly great things about our industry is that there is a lot of room for artistic expression. There are some clearly defined do’s and don’ts when it comes to some things (wiring, rigging, laser safety, etc) but there are many more areas that operate in…

Selling is an Art Form

Selling

By Dave Austin, “Music Professor” This past week, I was reviewing some notes from past seminars I’ve attended over the years and I was reminded of how much we forget as time goes by.  I was also reminded how, as DJs, we have to cover numerous business aspects in order to be successful.  One particular…

What to Do with Your Tax Refund Check

Tax Refund Check

By 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 over payments 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…

6 Ways to Establish Yourself as an Industry Influencer

DJ Business Cards

By Stacy Zemon, Editor & Chief Scribe You’re an excellent DJ/MC. You’ve been in our industry for a number of years and have dealt with a variety of situations that would qualify you as an expert by anybody’s standards. Now is the time to divulge your knowledge to your prospects and peers. Being an influencer…

Making the Most of Trade Shows

Mobile Beat 2016

By Stacy Zemon, Editor & Chief Scribe Attendance at trade shows is essential for DJs who want to keep on top of the rapid changes that continually shape the scope of our business. Disc Jockey conventions are action-packed and fun-filled opportunities to grow as a professional. There are workshops and seminars on a variety of…