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In a Fog About Which Haze Machine To Buy???

March 23, 2017 by Randy Lehrman
Remember way back when (and sometimes now) all we saw were the $39 fogger specials?  Halloween, carnivals, and Bar-Mitzvahs...That was the only effect we had to enhance our lighting.  The giant fog cloud that enveloped our room also made old people cranky, asthmatics cough to death, and photographers mad with boggy photos.  Then the movie studios created haze machines to alleviate the smoke and create something of an atmosphere changer...and now we have these in our business to enhance all of our amazing lighting and create a whole "Club Vibe" wherever we go. As I use a ton of lighting on my events, I decided to test a few haze machines and then run a finalists test with the two top haze machines that are both $400 and below.  The final battle is between the Chauvet Hurricane Haze 4 and the American ... [read more]
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Putting Sauce on those MBLV21 Nuggets

March 21, 2017 by Michael Cordeiro
It's hard to believe another amazing week of Mobile Beat Madness has come to an end. A week crammed with learning, celebrating, making new friends and more celebrating. Definitely a lot of celebrating. The big question is how many "nuggets" did you take home with you and are you ready to apply them? The big focus this year at MBLV21 was on motivation and sales, or "The business of running a DJ business". Both are key topics in our industry. The principles, methods and ideas discussed this year will have a major impact on your business and personal life if you apply them. Wasted knowledge is simply a waste. The motivational speeches, ... [read more]
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Your Reputation Is Everything Part 3

March 20, 2017 by StephenJClayton
Welcome to the 3rd and final part of “Your Reputation is Everything!” Series! So far we have covered some of the basics on why having a good reputation is important, and how to set the foundation for a long lasting client relationship from the very beginning. Now we will discuss out of the box ways to to maintain client relationships! Yes, an email follow up after the event you worked is always a good idea. But let’s go deeper! There are so many different kinds of activities and fun gestures you can do for your clients that will make sure you are always first in their mind when it comes to their next event.
  1. Open House BBQ! If you just got new equipment that you’re dying to show off, consider throwing a BBQ and inviting current and past clients. It will encourage networking and you’l... [read more]
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Your Reputation is Everything Part 2

March 13, 2017 by StephenJClayton
Welcome to Part 2 of "Your Reputation is Everything!" Series. Part 1 covered why it's important to have strong client relationships, now we'll discuss how to take your client relationship from ordinary to extraordinary. Our first topic of discussion will be: Building Client Relationships. You must first get clients, but after obtaining clients you want to keep them! You need to have a good reputation in order to keep them coming to you for future needs. Start with your first impression. Believe it or not, you make your first impression before you meet your client in person. Your first impression is actually made when they visit your... [read more]
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Gitomer Licensed Trainer Mitch Taylor with tips you can immediately use to extend the knowledge you get at Mobile Beat Las Vegas

Extend – How To MBLV Part 3

March 7, 2017 by MitchTaylor
[caption id="attachment_103599" align="alignleft" width="300"]Gitomer Licensed Trainer Mitch Taylor with tips you can immediately use to extend the knowledge you get at Mobile Beat Las Vegas Extend - How To MBLV Part 3[/caption] I have been traveling to conferences for the last decade plus.  In fact, this year marks my 10th year of going to the largest conference in the Mobile DJ industry, Mobile Beat Las Vegas.  If you have never attended and you LOVE this business of being a DJ, you owe it to yourself to attend.  This is the third part of a three part ser... [read more]
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Your Reputation Is Everything Part 1

March 6, 2017 by StephenJClayton
Welcome to Part 1 of “Your Reputation Is Everything!” Series. In this series we are going to cover the basics of reputation, why it’s important, and how to make a good reputation eventually lead to authentic, long lasting relationships with your clients. Business is essentially about building valuable relationships.  More often than not, people like to do business with people that they like. This may be because you share a common interest, goal or achievement. Client retention is one of the intricate parts of any business. When a DJ is moving into the event production world this can be magnified. Which is why having a rela... [read more]
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Mitch Taylor Gitomer Licensed Trainer Taylored Sales Intend How To MBLV

Intend – How To MBLV

February 28, 2017 by MitchTaylor
[caption id="attachment_103150" align="alignleft" width="375"]Mitch Taylor Gitomer Licensed Trainer Taylored Sales Intend How To MBLV Intend - How To MBLV[/caption] I have been traveling to conferences for the last decade plus.  In fact, this year marks my 10th year of going to the largest conference in the Mobile DJ industry, Mobile Beat Las Vegas.  If you have never attended and you LOVE this business of being a DJ, you owe it to yourself to attend.  This is the second of a three part series with what to do when you are at the show.  ... [read more]
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5 Ways To Get That Production Bid

February 27, 2017 by StephenJClayton
How Do I Get That Production Bid?! Let's say your clients who have hired you in the past to perform at their 200 person holiday party, are now considering companies who can produce a corporate sales meeting.  Only now it is for their 1500 staff and their 4 offices across the west coast.  As we know, you can’t attempt to produce the job unless you get the job.  How can you compete for a chance to bid on this next big project? Here are 5 introductory ways to start early on transitioning from getting the traditional DJ jobs you’ve always gotten to the production bids you want. Part A.  Little Things Matter
  1. Just Say Yes.  Take on any new challenges, projects and small jobs as they come.  Your world is full of resources.  Reach out.  Utilize your network that you’ve built.  read more]
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Paul Oakenfold has changed his rider to Denon DJ! – See him at MBLV21!

February 27, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Cumberland RI, USA (February 21, 2017)—Denon DJ (www.denondj.com), a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced that they would sponsor world-renowned DJ, Record Producer and industry influencer Paul Oakenfold’s 2017 “Generations Tour.” Paul Oakenfold has joined forces with Denon DJ and changed his rider for their all-new, groundbreaking Prime Series, consisting of the SC5000 Prime media player, X1800 Prime club mixer and VL12 direct-drive professional DJ turntable. Recognizing a critical need in the professional DJ space... [read more]
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Your Report Card Mitch Taylor Gitomer LIcensed Trainer Taylored Sales

Your Report Card

February 23, 2017 by MitchTaylor
Your Report Card Mitch Taylor Gitomer LIcensed Trainer Taylored SalesReport cards.  Remember getting those in school…you remember those times don’t you?  The end of the quarter comes and you would trudge along if you knew you didn’t get a good grade not wanting to show it to Dad or Mom or you would be bounding home in glee for the reward you might get for bringing home good grades.  What’s your business report card? Your business report card can be easy…or it can be hard.  First you must decide what your foundation for your business will be.  What do you want to be known for?  Write everything down, the words and phrases you wish t... [read more]