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Reclaiming Vacation

June 22, 2019 by Dagan White
At the recent Mobile Beat Las Vegas event, mobile DJs from all over descended upon a city many refer to as the Entertainment Capital of the World—a natural location for a conference and trade show aimed at mobile entertainers. While the excitement of MBLV is packed into a few days, it is still important to prepare for the trip as a small business owner. Just like the difference between a suitcase that’s been thoughtfully packed while there’s ample time before a journey, compared to one that’s stuffed minutes before departure, the way we put our business in order before a trip makes all t... [read more]
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A New Year, a New Way to Think About Events

June 16, 2019 by Dagan White
It is so easy to get stuck in a rut, to keep doing things the way we have always done them—even if things are complicated, inefficient, or ineffective. Sometimes it seems easier to continue doing them the same way just because we are afraid of change, of something new. But what if you could make your business better, bigger; have more staff, a bigger office, more equipment; generate more business and more profit? But more than that, what if you could change the way you ran your whole business—from beginning to end, from sales to invoice to the event? What if you could do things more efficiently and more effectively, spending less time in the office doing paperwork and more time getting back to doing what you love: being an amazing DJ. My company, Releventful, has set out on a passionate pursuit to reinve... [read more]
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Community & Craft in the Carolinas

June 7, 2019 by Dagan White
The first thing Troy Adams does when I meet him is apologize for the glitter on his sport coat. He’s just come from a networking event for wedding professionals where the festivities were capped off by a demonstration of glitter cannons. As the owner of Carolina DJ Professionals based in Charlotte, NC, Troy is accustomed to professional occasions such as this—glitter cannons and all. His involvement, however, goes beyond attending them. Troy also hosts his own series of Lunch & Learn events designed to engage DJs and other vendors with expert speakers and lively conversation. The Lunch & Learn series is just one example of the many ways that Troy seeks to highlight the importance of community within the wedding and events industry.read more]