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The Mobile DJ Handbook : How to Start & Run a Profitable Mobile Disc Jockey Service - Stacy Zemon

The Mobile DJ Handbook

How to Start & Run a Profitable Mobile Disc Jockey Service

Paperback

Published: 19th January 2003
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The Mobile DJ Handbook, Second Edition continues to be an excellent guide for novice and experienced DJs looking to build a successful career as the owner-operator of a mobile disc jockey service. Complete with practical tips, expert advice, and creative strategies, this book serves as the perfect guide on how to market and sell your services as well as develop and expand your business.


This book contains information on becoming a professional, securing bookings, buying equipment and music, and running party dances, contests, and games. Included within the text are sample contracts, an advertisement and brochure, and resource information. The Mobile DJ Handbook is an essential reference guide which offers readers all the knowledge and inspiration needed to run a profitable enterprise.
*New equipment, technology, and practical business advice are integrated
*Includes chapters ranging from performance and professionalism, sales and mareting, dancing and games, to booking opportunities
*Provides essentials forms, contracts, and brochures

"I would like to thank you for The Mobile DJ Handbook. It has taught me and my employees many wonderful new things. I give a copy of your book to my new employees to read and look over during their down times. I had been waiting for your new release for over a year! Keep up the excellent work. Thanks for everything."

Philip Han, Owner
Ultimate Sound & DJ Enterprises


"...written as an excellent guide for the aspiring DJ to begin his or her new business, however it is also a great refresher for the experienced mobile DJ as well. The book contains great ideas on how to expand and develop your business through learning to market and sell your company." - DJ Zone

"The Mobile DJ Handbook is the world's top selling DJ book. It is now available in a revised second edition that will most likely keep it at the number one spot."- Disc Jockey 101

"...It gives considerable advice and tips on motivating audiences, games and music styles through to marketing the business and dress codes."
Sound and Lighting.

"The Mobile DJ Handbook is not only a great resource for aspiring DJs who desire to be successful in this highly competitive business, but also for those experienced pros who want to keep ahead." - Mike Buonaccorso, Mobile Beat Magazine

"Stacy Zemon is a knowledgeable source on being a pro mobile DJ. She is also a veteran of the industry who has contributed much to its evolution." - Jim Tremayne, DJ Times Magazine

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Starting Your Disc Jockey Service: Creating Prosperity and Success
Becoming an Professional Mobile DJ
DJ Schools and Apprenticeships
Establishing Your Business
Setting Up an Office
Buying a Franchise
Purchasing the Right Gear: Where to Buy
Sound and Lighting Equipment
Accessories and Extras
System Components
Transporting Your Gear
Set Up Tips
Where the Money Is: Celebrations and Locations
Weekday Events
Wedding Receptions
Marketing and Advertising: The Marketplace
Promotional Literature
Direct Mail
Free Publicity
Advertising
Bridal Shows
Trade Deals
Telemarketing
Networking
Media Buying
Sample Flyer and Brochure
Selling Your Services: Pricing Competitively
Turning Phone Calls into Bookings
Utilizing Video
Getting Paid
Profitable Affiliations
Sample Client Contract
Your Music Library: Songs to Include
Stretching Your Music Dollar
Play List
Music Clubs and Record Pools
Getting Top Billing: Creating a Reputation
Professional Attire and Etiquette
Getting the Crowd Going
Great Party Tunes and Mixes
Dances
Contests and Games
Expanding Your Business: Hiring Other Disc Jockeys
Providing a Training Program
Office Relocation
Multiple Systems and Inventory
Advertising Changes
Franchising Your Business
Sample Subcontractor Agreement
Record of Success: Interviews with America's Top DJ Service Presidents
Learning the Lingo: Beats Per Minute
Segues
Cueing
Slip-Cueing
Scratching
Crossfading
Beat Mixing
Phasing
Overlay
Loops and Sampling
Bits
Compressor and Limiter
Pitch
Appendix
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780240804897
ISBN-10: 0240804899
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 19th January 2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition