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MOBILE BEAT #181 – APRIL 2017

May 1, 2017 by DanWalsh
MOBILE BEAT #181 - APRIL 2017

Getting Better Sound

Check out the rocking' playlist of great tips for improving your audio, in our special Sound Issue. ~ Dan Walsh, Editor-in-Chief

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GETTING BETTER SOUND An Organic Approach to Better Sound - Bob Lindquist Gain Structure Concisely Explained - Ben Stowe, CTS The Right Speakers for the Job - Joe Bunn Is It Sound or Is It Noise? - Matt Martindale NEW SOCIAL MEDIA COLUMN... Instagram-Ready Photos - Staci Nichols ... [read more]
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About Your Hotel Room… for MBLV22 or even this past MBLV21

April 20, 2017 by DanWalsh
At Mobile Beat, we try to provide you, our conference attendee, with as much information as possible when it comes to deciding where to spend your trade show dollars. While certain aspects of the show attract the most attention -- keynote speakers, party entertainment, etc. -- one other important element of your show experience is often overlooked: your hotel room. If you aren’t already aware of how it works, here’s the nutshell version: In order to hold an event in a hotel’s conference space, an organization like Mobile Beat has to agree to fill a certain number of hotel rooms for the duration of the event. This is k... [read more]
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MOBILE BEAT #180 – MARCH 2017 – ONLINE NOW

April 4, 2017 by DanWalsh
MOBILE BEAT #180 - MARCH 2017

SUMMER RECHARGE

What with magazines to produce, Vegas prep to work on, and the personal business of finalizing an adoption, this editor needs a “summer recharge,” just like many of you. Dive into this issue to find ideas for your own seasonal rejuvenation. ~ Dan Walsh, Editor-in-Chief

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SUMMER RECHARGE Are You Summerized? - Stu Chisholm DJ Routines - DJ Dayna Summer: Half-Time Inspiration - Joe Bunn NEW SOCIAL MEDIA COLUMN... The 30-Day Twitter Challenge - Staci Nichols MBLV21: At Firs... [read more]
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MOBILE BEAT 179 – FEB 2017 ONLINE NOW

February 25, 2017 by DanWalsh

MOBILE BEAT #179 - FEBRUARY 2017

 

Find YOUR Way to Weekday Success

This issue features a bunch of ways to approach the challenge of filling those weekdays with "midweek money"... CLICK HERE TO READ THE ISSUE     WINNING WEEKDAYS Full Time: Key to Unlocking Weekday Gigs? - Rob Johnson The Singing Thing - Steve Sharp Time on Your Side - Staci Nichols MBLV21 read more]
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Mobile Beat #177 – December 2017 – Prep for Success!

December 26, 2016 by DanWalsh
MOBILE BEAT #177 - DECEMBER 2016

Prep for Success in 2017...

...and one of the best ways to grow your skills, your business and your life in the new year is to attend Mobile Beat Las Vegas 21, March 13-16, 2017, at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Las Vegas. To whet your appetite for the big event, we're serving up a first course of material by our top-flight presenters. Look for the next helping in the January issue. We have a well-stocked buffet of actionable info, technical education, business acumen, and straight-up inspiration to help you make your life as a DJ the best it can be! Dan Walsh, Editor in Chief

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Wedding Marketing & Performance – MB 176 – Nov 2016

November 30, 2016 by DanWalsh

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MOBILE BEAT #176 - Nov 2016
Although wedding receptions provide a consistent source of income for a large number of mobile DJs, and they don’t seem to be going away anytime soon, this key area of DJ entertainment is constantly evolving. To stay successful, mobile entertainers need to respond to the changes, sometimes gradual, sometimes sudden that come to this realm. Our yearly wedding issue is our contribution to this effort. Inside you’ll find some great ideas for achieving high-quality reception performance, as well as meeting the challenge of marketing to modern bri... [read more]
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MOBILE BEAT #175 – OCT 2016 – The Expanding DJ

October 26, 2016 by DanWalsh

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The Expanding DJ

The debate goes back and forth, but at least it’s usually not as combative as a modern politcical campaign: On one side, those who insist that DJs should concentrate on playing music; on the other, those who embrace the expansion of their services to include add-ons like photo booths, trivia games, uplighting and more. Of course, the extras could overwhelm the DJ’s core business if he or she lets them. But I think most DJ companies have a good idea of how to best fit these “expansions” into t... [read more]
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Mobile Beat – Sept 2016 – Going Corporate

September 26, 2016 by DanWalsh

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Going Corporate

Welcome to this year’s corporate events-focused issue, where we aim to help you gain more non-wedding business. Even if you see a winter lull in wedding bookings, serving the needs of business clients is one way to make sure your income from entertainment continues to flow throughout the year. Inside you’ll find great ideas for improving your corporate events business. Don’t miss Rob Peters’ advice for participating in B2B expos, a source of potential clients that many DJs have yet to tap into. ~ Dan Walsh, Editor-in-Chief

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The School Market: Entertaining All Ages – MB 173 – August 2016

August 31, 2016 by DanWalsh

MOBILE BEAT - #173 - August 2016

The School Market: Entertaining All AgesMB 173 cover-sm To a non-DJ, entertaining young people might seem like an easy thing to do. But when it comes to the kinds of services DJs provide, the school market can be just as challenging as the wedding or corporate arenas… and just as rewarding too, when done well. In this issue, we offer some great ideas and advice for taking on this market niche, with contributions from acknowledged experts with many years of youth event experience like Geoff Carlisle, Arnoldo Offermann and Rob Ferre. We also bring back sales guru Jeffrey ... [read more]
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MB 170, MAY 2016 – LAST PRINT ISSUE

June 1, 2016 by DanWalsh
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Celebrating Change

The last print issue of Mobile Beat Magazine is finally on it's way. (See below for a note on why it's getting to you so late!). Inside you’ll find a good amount of reflection on the past 25 years of the leading publication for mobile DJs and some thoughts about the future, along with plenty of “regular” columns and features. This mix reflects the reality of MB’s transition: While this is certainly a dramatic moment of change, we al... [read more]