Just Say “No” to “Slow Time”

October 12, 2016 by DigiGames

H oliday season runs from the end of October until February in my area. Holiday parties and corporate events are about the only types of things going on during this time. People don’t have weddings due to the unpredictable weather. Some DJs comment that this is their “slowtime.” Not me. This is Prime Time.174-10-11

Last year after a very busy holiday season I was reflecting on some of my events when it occurred to me that I hadn’t done much “DJing” over the last couple of months. I hadn’t really been playing music and keeping up on the latest. Upon further consideration it hit me: I hadn’t played ONE SINGLE SONG, personally, for over two months. Many of you would automatically assume I had not been very busy. I guess that is all relative. I had in fact done over 20 events and brought in a pretty good income. Over 20 events and not one single song? Conflicting information? Nope. Typical lying DJ? Nope. Male Stripper? Have you seen me? Nope. The answer is interactive games, trivia parties and game shows.

I know I usually discuss “midweek money” but during your “slow time,” you need to make any money you can. Some of these events were during the week but many of them were on weekends. All of them were fun. It still amazes me that I get paid well to go out and have as much fun as I do. No brides. No mothers of the bride. No drunk groomsmen. Just a bunch of people looking to have a great time and looking to us to entertain them. What a dream job. When people ask my kids what their dad does they don’t say “He’s a DJ.” They say “He’s an entertainer.” I like that. I like having fun and making people laugh. More importantly, I like making money. Midweek money. Saturday money. Any money.

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