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Inno Pocket Beam Q4

Inno Pocket Beam Q4 – Portable Pocket Beams

March 27, 2015 by Mobile Beat
The Inno Pocket Beam Q4 from ADJ uses flexible movement and compact power to create impressive fast-moving mid-air color beam effects from an incredibly small Moving Head fixture.Inno Pocket Beam Q4 The release of the new Inno Pocket Beam Q4 sees ADJ bolstering its successful Inno Pocket range of affordable, portable fixtures. Sitting alongside the Inno Pocket Spot, Wash, Twins, Fusion, Scan and Roll, the Inno Pocket Beam Q4 is a compact moving head that produces ultra-effective mid-air beam effects. Powered by a 15-watt quad-LED source and utilizing a tight 4-degree beam angle, the Inno Pocket Beam Q4 lets users fill venues with concise b... [read more]
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7 Ways to Market Yourself as Gay Wedding Friendly Without Being a Jerk

March 25, 2015 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani

With same sex weddings rapidly becoming legalized and accepted in the US, many wedding pros are embracing the trend.

But if you’ve never worked a gay wedding before and you want to get started, how do you attract those leads without saying, “Hey, en-gay-ged couples! Hire me?”

Here are some actions you can take to clearly position yourself ... [read more]

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ADJ to Raise the Bar in Vegas!

March 24, 2015 by Mobile Beat
Insightful product demos, first-rate educational content and a star-studded party – just a taste of what ADJ has in store for visitors at the upcoming Nightclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas…5510a2b6792a9_nightclub-and-bar-2015-960x640 ADJ will continue its year-long celebration of 30 years of pure lighting excitement with an action-packed event at the Nightclub & Bar Convention & Trade Show 2015 in Las Vegas (Booth #809). The Nightclub & Bar Show, which will run from March 30 – April 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is a must-attend event that brings together over 37,000 professionals from the bar, nightc... [read more]
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Scrimming The Surface – TRUSST Introduces New Line Of Scrim To Fit Truss, Tripod Stands and X-Stands

March 23, 2015 by Mobile Beat
TRUSST_ScrimSUNRISE, Fla. – With a growing number of DJs, mobile entertainers and event producers wanting to make their shows more professional looking, trussing manufacturer TRUSST has this advice for them: go “under cover.” The Florida-based company, a brand of Chauvet, has come out with a new line of fabric TRUSST Scrim designed to cover trussing of different sizes, as well as tripod stands and X-stands, to provide a neater, more polished appearance to stages and DJ booths. Made of an attractive white fabric, TRUSST Scrim will not only conceal unsightly cables and cords for a much cleaner look – it can also be become a scenic element in it... [read more]
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Stand out from the crowd

What Is the Best Way to Stand Out and Get Clients On Social Media?

March 19, 2015 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani

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What Is the Best Way to Stand Out and Get Clients On Social Media?

“I spent money using Social Media marketing (google, twitter, facebook etc.) what a huge waste of time and money. So I ask you what am I doing wrong and what can I do...

Okay, I do meet and network with a lot of companies and individuals but the competition is so huge that its like a needle in a hay stack. The new clients that I do have from social media is great but a little scary, they really are not my audience. So I ask you? What should I do... [read more]
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Zipper

Give Your Party More Zip – The Zipper from American DJ

March 19, 2015 by Mobile Beat
ZipperADJ’s advanced new barrel-mirror scanner, the Zipper, utilizes versatile four-in-one effects, innovative movement and unrivaled portability, offering users a convenient and affordable new solution for breathing life into venues and mobile lightshows. ADJ’s new Zipper is the ideal way to add more punch to any party; giving users the power and artistic scope to add new levels of pure lighting excitement to their lightshow, without having to break the bank. As a powerful four-in-one barrel mirror scanner that combines four separate barrels and four different-colored 8W LEDs, the Zipper lets users generate an eye-catching array of attention-grabbing beam effe... [read more]
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30 Hot Songs to play at schools and 2 (for sure) not to

March 18, 2015 by Ric Hansen
School dance network stacked-green smOur School Dance Network panel keeps close watch on all of the new music product being released and helps out with a weekly list of songs (lyrically) safe to play at schools and red flags those that are not. First,  just added to the DO NOT PLAY list are "Talking Body" by Tove Lo and Big Sean's "Blessings" .  There are a total of 74 songs on our archived... [read more]
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I DJ Now Wins Three Music Dealer Awards at 2015 NAMM Convention

March 16, 2015 by Mobile Beat
At the annual NAMM music convention in Anaheim, California, I DJ Now received “Dealer of the Year” awards from Chauvet, Pioneer DJ, and the Music & Sound Retailer magazine.idjnow3 Chauvet honored I DJ Now as its “Independent Dealer of the Year”, Pioneer’s DJ brand presented a rare “Dealer of the Year” award to the company, and audio magazine The Music & Sound Retailer awarded I DJ Now with “Best DJ Equipment". During the 2015 National Association of Music Merchants (or NAMM), I DJ Now received three awards for exemplary business practices. The professional lighting company Chauvet honored I DJ Now as its “Independen... [read more]
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How Can I Book Weddings When My Service Is an Afterthought?

March 12, 2015 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani

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How Can I Book Weddings When My Service Is an Afterthought?

“Our largest obstacle right now is that Floral Preservation is that it seems to be an ‘after thought.’ We are trying very hard to get in front of the bride earlier. Floral Preservation is also not listed as a Vendor on most online services. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!”

Thanks! Kodie

Answer: Find them when they’re looking for you with SEO optimization and business partnerships.

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Up-ping The Excitement Of Uplighting – CHAUVET DJ’s SlimBEAM Quad IRC

March 12, 2015 by Mobile Beat
Up-ping The Excitement Of Uplighting - CHAUVET DJ’s SlimBEAM Quad IRC Is RGBA Uplighting FixtureSlimBEAM_Quad That Can Also Produce Thrilling “Wall Art” Beam Effects SUNRISE, Fla. – Uplighting is one of today’s most popular lighting looks, and it’s easy to see why. Accenting walls and surfaces with just the right color can frame the entire mood for an event and transform any venue into a special, memorable environment . . . but why stop there? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGpzIiI7fwo The new SlimBEAM Quad IRC from CHAUVET DJ takes uplighting up to the next level. Consisting of 3 tilting RGBA LED modules on a compact base, the v... [read more]
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Quiz Show Live at MBLV15 | The Bill and Jason Show | #DJNTV

March 10, 2015 by Mobile Beat
This week Bill and Jason present the easiest quiz show on the planet recorded live at Mobile Beat Las Vegas 2015 The Experience.bjgameshow Every Week Bill Hermann and Jason Jones talk about the Mobile DJs in the news, tech, innovation and weird stuff. They also interview mobile DJs who are innovating. Then they goof around a bit sharing their stories and experiences. Keep up on everything Mobile DJ on The Bill and Jason Show Mobile Beat Las Vegas 2016, The show for Mobile DJs is March 14-17 , 2016. Passes ar... [read more]