Jerry Bazata

Jerry Bazata (Maine’s DJ Jaz) has over 25 years of experience as a professional DJ entertainer. His firm, J & J Marketing and Entertainment, is a leading consultant to the event planning and music industries. Jerry is a published author and is recognized nationally as an authority on the disc jockey business. He is also Senior Vice President of a global financial institution. To learn about Jerry’s DJ company, visit MaineDiscJockey.com and you can email him at Jerry@mainediscjockey.com.
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Your business versus Economic Volatility, prepare yourself for a potential recession.

Our economy has been in a growth mode for the past 11 years with the bull markets far outperforming the bear markets.  For many...

Best Practices: Securing a client with a Contract for your Services.

Over the past few months, I have read numerous post on Facebook from Mobile DJs regarding the best way to handle contracts with clients.  ...

Sell It Before You Buy It

A true entrepreneur and business owner are always seeking new opportunities to increase revenues and improve the cash flow of the business.  The...

Networking, Style, and Appearance Will Win More Business

By Jerry Bazata – “The Money Answer Man” You get up from your desk and prepare to attend a late afternoon networking event hosted by...

5 Tips for Financial Success for Small Business Owners

By Jerry Bazata – “The Money Answer Man” Each year thousands of entrepreneurs take a leap of faith, resign from full -time employment, and begin...

Effective Communication with Clients

By Jerry Bazata, "Money Answer Man" DJ business owners are faced with a new and complex challenge in targeting and communicating with new clients. The...

Client Reviews: The Bottom Line

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...

Tax Deductions for DJs

By Jerry Bazata, "Money Answer Man" There is a date that is forever etched in stone on our calendars – April 15. This is, for...

Write-Off the Gear You Buy at the DJ Expo

Every August a couple of thousand DJs will gather together in Atlantic City to attend the annual International DJ Expo at the Trump Taj...

Client Reviews – The Bottom Line

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...

Up Your Game with a New Lighting System

By Jerry Bazata - "The Money Answer Man" Being a professional mobile DJ means more than just playing music and being the master of ceremonies. ...

The Economics of Donating Your DJ Services

By Jerry Bazata, "Money Answer Man" Many DJ small business owners value the importance of being responsible citizens by supporting nonprofit organizations and community...

Latest articles

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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