Alan Dodson

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When Your Mind Goes Blank

What happens when you step out from behind your console to make an announcement or do an interactive activity with the guests and your mind...

ARMDJS, the Secret Sauce of DJ Conventions and Expositions

By Alan Dodson, Editor in Chief I recently had the pleasure of attending the 10th Annual Appalachian Regional Mobile Disc Jockey Symposium (ARMDJS)! A little...

Write for Pro Mobile DJ!

Do you have an area of specialty as a Mobile DJ or other Mobile Entertainer at which you excel?  Do you have a lot...

General Liability Insurance for DJs and Special Operations

By Colin McDonald – Insurance Professional The National Association of Mobile Entertainers (N.A.M.E.) has negotiated an excellent general liability insurance program with Philadelphia Insurance Companies,...

How a DJ Should Prepare for Wedding Day Emergencies

By Alan Dodson – “Wedding Wizard” Many people grew up watching Mighty Mouse morning cartoons and remember his catch phrase: “Here I come to save...

Pioneer DJ WeDJ App for iOS Demo & Review

Joey for Digital DJ Tips tests and reviews the WeDJ iOS app by Pioneer DJ

Pioneer DJ WeDJ App for iOS Demo & Review

Joey for Digital DJ Tips tests and reviews the WeDJ iOS app by Pioneer DJ

Selling to Wedding Clients

By Alan Dodson, “Wedding Wizard” First, understand this: PEOPLE DON’T LIKE TO BE SOLD; THEY LIKE TO BUY. Most event professionals suck at sales, so...

Providing Exemplary Customer Service

By Alan Dodson, "Wedding Wizard" Providing exemplary service comes down to taking ownership and responsibility for your relationship with your customer while exceeding customer expectations. Each...

You Are the Unique Advantage

By Alan Dodson, "Wedding Wizard" Someone once said, “To sell successfully, you need to be as aggressive as Donald Trump, as innovative as Albert Einstein,...

Dive Into Traktor Video 1 – Installation And Set Up

This video covers the full process of setting up the free demo version of TRAKTOR PRO for Mac & PC using only your laptop....

Dos and Don'ts of Social Media

By Alan Dodson, "Wedding Wizard" To start out, let’s put some real numbers in context for reference: As of July 2015, total worldwide population is 7.3 billion The...

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QSC KS Series Subwoofers: A Review

                I have used a variety of equipment in my history as a mobile DJ and audio technician.  I will say out of all...

The Power You Possess (and probably don’t even know it)

By Jessica McKelvey Have you ever caught someone looking at you? Or, has someone caught you looking at them? I'm referring to that time you were...

Having Great Parties Outside in the Summertime

Summer is just around the corner. In the summertime, use the opportunity to make a difference between a good time and a great time...

The Post-COVID World: DJ Recovery

In my previous article (“Post-Pandemic Rebuilding”), our beloved DJ industry is in recovery mode.  Many have chosen to retire; many were forced to close. ...
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