Jesse Swanson


Jesse Swanson

Born and raised in small town Iowa I had a love for music and performing from a very young age. I started playing drums at 8 yeas old. I was in a few bands and played lots of shows before all the band members moved away and I found DJing as my way to stay in touch with music and stay on the performance stage. I did my first event at 19 years old and about 2 years into DJing bars and parties I started getting asked to DJ weddings. I fell in love with the wedding industry from the beginning. Seeing the smiles and catering to all age ranges. I also loved the challenge of knowing that so much of the success of their wedding day is in my hands. Fast forward to today and I've been in business for over 15 years and have been full-time for about 4 of those. I now run Chaos Productions DJ and Photo Booth Service in Omaha, NE and I've transitioned in to multi-op and currently run 5 setups. I'm huge on consistency when it comes to my company so all of my employees setups and performances are very similar with their own little twists. My long term goal is to be able to give back to the DJ community and share my passion and experiences with others who want to make this their career. Sharing the lessons I've learned and the mistakes I've made along the way in hopes to make it easier for the next generation of wedding entertainers.




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Social Network Marketing: Your Image

June 6, 2017 by Jesse Swanson
Social media, more specifically Facebook, can be the best thing and the worst that ever happened to the DJ industry depending on how you look at it. It’s given a platform for anyone to call themselves a business owner or professional over night. It’s also given us as wedding entertainers a very direct way to interact with our clients and build relationships. There are two sides to the coin and I know the opinions are all over the place. In this article I would just like to give some insight into how to embrace the technology and make it work for you. Facebook isn’t going anywhere so we might as well take advantage of what it has to offer.   The first things we look at when we visit someones Facebook page, read more]
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Be a problem solver, not a salesman.

May 23, 2017 by Jesse Swanson

Sales: Listening and solving potential client problems

As DJ’s we're very passionate about music and entertaining a crowd. We get that amazing adrenaline rush when a packed dance floor is having a big reaction to a song we played or something we said. The unfortunate fact is that many DJ’s out there, from newbies to veterans, struggle immensely with the sales process. In this article I would like to share a very simple mistake that most of us make. Something that might seem so very basic, but if you make this one change I promise you will see an increase in your closing rate. read more]