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Top 20 Things a DJ Should Have

Hello all, this is Greggie C here, an Advisory board member for NAME, and The Owner/head teacher of the DJ Entertainment School. I want...

Personal Safety for the On-The-Job DJ: The Last Resort

In my book, “The Complete Disc Jockey,” I included a section on safety and security tips for the mobile DJ based on a series...

Contracts & Negotiations

As so often happens when I’m preparing an article, an interesting conversation made me set aside what I originally had planned to discuss something...

Free At Last: The Birth of the Stand-Alone DJ System

From the very first time I dragged my old turntables, mixer and record crates out to a gig back in the ‘70s, it has...

DIG IT! Time To Break Out The Shovel.

People who have known me a long time may find this month’s topic ironic, as I am still quite well known for the audacious,...

Ghost Busting Leads

One of the biggest issues facing DJs beyond the price paradox has been the problem of leads that just seemingly happen to ghost you.   As...

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...

Why You Should Never Bullsh** Your Client or Judge a Book by its Cover

I have been blessed so far in life to have a long list of interesting experiences. This lesson is rooted in sales actually. When I was...

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.  ...

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. ...