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Mobile Beat readers are interested in information about Djs improving their performances and techniques to do such. This is the location to find such articles.

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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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Pause

Pause

March 23, 2017 by MitchTaylor
[caption id="attachment_103630" align="alignleft" width="200"]Pause II Pause II[/caption] Pause There are three words that should be heeded in business and in life.  These three words will help you go far in ANY situation.  This is the first of a three part series where we unveil the first of the three words for business and life success.  The first word is something you should do before you speak a SINGLE word with your potential client...PAUSE. Why pause?  Pause gives you time to do the next action step, which will be re... [read more]
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Slidecaster v2 is now available – cheaper and more power!

March 21, 2017 by Mobile Beat
SLIDECASTER v2 is now available! We have re-worked the subscription model and added in the ability for you to control how long a slide displays. The subscription model is so inexpensive now, giving you the opportunity to make tons more money!!
• Newest photo shows instantly in the slideshow • Ability to choose how many photos display in slideshow (via desktop software or remote app) • Ability to choose how long the photos display • Remotely remove photos from slideshow via Iphone/Ipad app • Stable and easy software
Only $60 per year for unlimited use or $10 for 1 month. 7 Days trial for the annual subscription... [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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Create Entertainment Mitch Taylor Taylored Sales Customer Engagement

Create Entertainment

March 21, 2017 by MitchTaylor
[caption id="attachment_103626" align="alignleft" width="200"]Create Entertainment Mitch Taylor Taylored Sales Customer Engagement Create Entertainment[/caption] Create Entertainment   The ability for us as DJs to create entertainment is amazing.  However sometimes we can get stuck in a rut, doing the same old, same old thing.  When I have this happen to me (I’m sure it’s happened to you as well), I look outside of my industry for inspiration.  I travel a LOT, and so often the airlines treat checking in, boarding a... [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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Do You Need Social Media For Your Business?

March 3, 2017 by Jason Rubio
Social media is everywhere. You can't go one day, perhaps even one hour, without hearing someone talk about something they saw on Facebook, Instagram, Snap Chat, or any other social media. It goes without saying that social media is a huge part of our lives! So this brings me to the title and question, do you need social media for your business? The short, easy answer is yes and the good news is, it's not too difficult! Whether you're a DJ, a photographer, run a photo booth, or any business that provides services for public and private events, social media is a must. Social media provides social proof. Social proof is basically a way to "ease the minds" of your current and potential clients about your business. First, establish social media accounts for your business. Be sure to update <... [read more]
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Denon DJ Announces Laidback Luke as Brand Ambassador!

March 1, 2017 by Mobile Beat
DENON DJ ANNOUNCES LEADING DJ AND PRODUCER LAIDBACK LUKE AS BRAND AMBASSADOR & PRODUCT CONSULTANT OF PRIME SERIES The legendary DJ & producer is latest artist to come into the Denon DJ fold and embrace the innovation and standard-shattering performance of their all-new Prime Series gear. Cumberland RI, USA (February 15, 2017)—Denon DJ (www.denondj.com), a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced that world-renowned DJ, Record Producer and industry influencer Laidback Luke has joined forces with Denon DJ and changed his rider for their all- new, groundbreaking SC5000 Prime medi... [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]