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

August 31, 2016 by Dan Walsh

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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 Dan Walsh
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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]
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MOBILE BEAT #169 – MARCH 2016 – Picture This!

February 26, 2016 by Dan Walsh
Picture This: Connecting and Promoting with Video and More
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See the current issue (and many back issues) by clicking here - http://www.mobilebeat.com/digital-edition/ Picture this… It's a phrase that speaks volumes—the invitation to let visual images tell their thousand-word stories in your mind. That ability to convey so much information and meaning without words of explanation is what makes photography and video so powerful. They have the power to move us; and they have the power to move our decision making. We touch upon these ideas in this... [read more]
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MOBILE BEAT #168 – JANUARY 2016 – Getting the Word Out

January 19, 2016 by Dan Walsh

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Getting the Word Out: Marketing Information and Inspiration

As the year kicks into gear, we come to you with an issue offering you a variety of perspectives on marketing, that all-important aspect of running a successful entertainment business. Our resident bride-wrangler, Stephanie Padovani, offers her 10 best tips for powering up your marketing efforts in this age of social media. Along with her great ideas, we also have Staci Nichols, who is fresh off of some intense education with Stephanie and her husband Jeff, by way of the their company, Book More Brides. Not o... [read more]
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SPECIAL MBLV20 PREVIEW ISSUE – MOBILE BEAT #167 – Dec 2015

December 21, 2015 by Dan Walsh
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MOBILE BEAT #167 – December 2015 Online Now – In Mailboxes Soon
The excitement really is starting to build...The big party planned for MBLV20—the 20th Mobile Beat Las Vegas event combined with 25 years of Mobile Beat Magazine—is shaping up to be all we here at Mobile Beat envisioned—and even more. In this special issue, we’ve packed in a hefty portion of “appetizers” to get you ready for the celebratory “feast” that will take place March 14-17, 2016 at the sparkling Tropicana Las Vegas. The articles by MBLV20 presenters represent only a portio... [read more]
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Mobile Beat #166 – NOVEMBER 2015

November 6, 2015 by Dan Walsh
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We all know that serving people is at the core of running a successful DJ business. It’s obvious but also something that we should be careful not to take for granted. To facilitate your people-focus, we are offering an interesting variety of articles this time around. We are also looking at “people power” from the DJ’s perspective. Are you a solo DJ thinking about going multi-op? A solo part-timer looking at the leap into full time? There's somethi... [read more]
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Mobile Beat – September 2015 – Remix Your Biz

September 18, 2015 by Dan Walsh

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Remix Your Biz

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Once again, we welcome you to our “Remix Your Biz” issue, in which we offer ideas and inspiration for making positive changes to your business, as well as life in general. Inside you’ll find a ton of ideas, practical advice, technology and inspiration for refreshing your business. We also feature some personal stories of change. I’m happy to note tha... [read more]
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MB JULY 2015: Summer Refreshment

July 11, 2015 by Dan Walsh
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I have to admit, even though we assigned the catch-all-type topic “Summer Refreshment” to the July issue on our editorial calendar, the sub-topic of “DJ Fashion: How Do You Look” from that same document has ended up being the prime focus of this issue. Not that we are offering some kind of entertainers’ garment catalog. No, it’s more like a chance to take a step back, look in the mirror, and think about how you look on a deeper level. We do also hi... [read more]
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Mobile Beat, May 2015 #163 – Music, Mixing & More

May 12, 2015 by Dan Walsh

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Music, Mixing & More

Many think that mobile DJing isn’t a creative endeavor, but this issue helps correct that misconception, While of course the MB Top 200 List reveals the usual suspects at the top of the list (because, ahem, people—not DJs—chose them, over and over again!), we also have some great material on switching up line dance songs, marrying video and lighting, creatively adjusting to the unexpected, and a whole lot more. In fact, mo... [read more]
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MB #162 – March/April 2015 – ONLINE NOW

March 31, 2015 by Dan Walsh
cover-MB162-smCHANGE YOUR GAME FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE Feeling like you’re in a rut? Need to pump up your performance and add some fresh excitement to your shows...and some more profits to your bottom line? Maybe what you need is to step outside of your comfort zone, think outside the box, and change the game with your business. (And while you’re at it, come up with some alternatives to all those clichés.) This issue offers some ideas that have the potential to shake up your routine. Need to build some new performance skill, as well as the ability ... [read more]