Category Archives: Personal Development

Being Charismatic Can Lead to Your Success


By Alan Dodson, “Wedding Wizard” I came across this a while ago and it made an impact on me. It is not all mine or original, as I have modified this to reflect my feelings about charisma. I guarantee you this; if you are charismatic it will make success come easier. There are people that…

15 Practices of Outstanding DJ Leaders

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By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe Managing your DJ crew is a serious responsibility. Are your employees enthusiastic about their responsibilities? Do they trust and support your vision? To grow your business, you need to do more than supervise. You need to engage and inspire the people you work with to go above and…

Making a Continuing Education Commitment

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By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” It’s a new year, and a time to make resolutions for 2015. Is one of yours to participate in more continuing education and networking events? I strongly recommend this commitment as there are numerous financial and personal benefits to be gained. Since 2013, I have served as President of the…

The Healthy DJ


By Bobby Riley, “DJ Mastermind” A few years ago, I stumbled upon, a DJ that was making a lot of noise about charging more, and that DJs name is Mark Ferrell. The idea of making a living from something I love never occurred to me. I mean clubs only pay so much for talent, and…

How to Inspire Love and Gain More Business

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By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe I think that there are two fundamental approaches to generating more business: The first is to focus on making your existing clients insanely happy, so that they want to tell others about how much they love you; the second is to simply be a resource, or be helpful,…

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®

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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…

Why Minimizing Distractions is Good for Your DJ Business


By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” Isn’t it ironic that in today’s technologically advanced world that we seem to have less free time than ever? Emails, texts and social media place a huge burden on our daily schedule. Moreover, distractions cause us to lose focus on important tasks. Research indicates that it takes 14 minutes to…

The Importance of Education to Your Bottom Line

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By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe I’ll bet you didn’t know that you could spend nearly every month of the year attending a different industry trade show if you wanted to. Of course then you wouldn’t be working and making money, so it wouldn’t be very realistic to spend your time trolloping around the…

Are You Too Old To DJ?

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