Top 5 Traits of Successful DJs test check

Happy Face1.  Constant desire to always improve their performances

The top DJs in the business are always striving to make their performances better.  Whether it’s improving their personality on the mic or having better song transitions, the top DJs are always looking on ways to fine tune their performance into one that captures the crowd.

2. Attitude of Success

To be successful you must act as if you are. At first, acting like a successful person may feel as though you are an actor playing a part. Eventually, the “acting” will translate into “being.” Demonstrate an attitude of success in every area of your life, such as your manner of dress, the way in which you speak with people, and how you conduct yourself and your affairs.

3. Customer Service Attitude

The most important thing you can do for your business is to provide your customers with exceptional service.  This means being in tune with the customer’s emotions at an event and really caring about what is happening at an event.  Take the time to find out what the client really wants and address any complaints they might have.   Provide great customer service is what sets apart the successful mobile DJs apart from all the other competitors.

4. Have Mastered the Art of Networking

The top DJs are constantly involved in networking activities.  They actively pursue meeting new people at various formal and informal events throughout the year.  Not only is there a potential to meet new clients at these events, but you can also learn from other small business owners that you meet.

5. Persistence

Successful DJs understand that there is no such thing as failure, only mistakes from which we can learn. They are persistent, dedicated risk-takers who have an unwavering belief in themselves and what they are doing. They aim high, learn quickly from their experiences, are action oriented, and love challenges.


  • Stacy Zemon is the Founder, Former Publisher and Former Chief Scribe of She is a veteran DJ Entertainer who is widely considered an authority on the DJ business, and has become a distinguished industry leader over the course of her illustrious 30+ year career. Stacy’s mission is to provide educational resources for DJs that support their professional growth and financial prosperity. She is a longtime writer for DJ Times magazine, and author of the world’s best-selling DJ books: The Mobile DJ Handbook, The DJ Sales & Marketing Handbook and The Mobile DJ MBA. Stacy is a self-described serial entrepreneur (Equal parts creativity and business). From her efforts, she has spawned more professional disc jockey business owners than any other person in the mobile DJ industry!

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