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Things we learned in 2014 – Even better than 2013!

At the end of each year in business I like so take a step back and think about all the things I have learned during the current year.  By looking back over the last year I feel I can take an inventory of all the things I have learned and hopefully they have improved my service for the better.  Because after all that is what life is all about.  Living, learning, improving at what you do and doing it better the next year! So without further ado let's take a walk back in time. 

Things I have learned in 2014

  • Groupon is great for getting the word out about your business but not that great for profits.
  • Price your services carefully but don't short change yourself.  Instead of cutting prices offer more value and set them fairly.
  • When it comes to powered speakers bigger is not always better. Better is better! Size only matters when it comes to moving stuff around.  Size has nothing to do with sound. I have received many compliments on my sound and i use 20lb Mackie speakers that look like little cubes on top of my speaker stands compared to some of my competitors speakers.  People always say they can't believe the sound coming out of my little speakers. I just smile, say thanks, and later that night my back thanks me when I have to load them back in the van.
  • Blue tooth signal has a delay when compared to speakers connected with speaker cable.  So running wireless speakers using bluetooth and wired together might cause you problems.
  • When it comes to outdoors more speakers is better to cover large areas.  
  • Be flexible on your policies but don't be stupid.  Being flexible is something your customers appreciate but being stupid will get you taken advantage of every time.
  • At weddings it is crucial to be nice to the other vendors at the wedding.  You never know when they might throw you a bone because they remembered how cool you were to them.
  • When buying speaker cables make sure you know what kind of material is coating the outside of your cables.  Some cables are great for being setup and left alone but won't necessarily be good for being a mobile DJ
  • 2014 was our busiest year ever! Thanks to all of my customers!  

New Event! Dream Big and Sparkle More First Annual Bridal Fashion show 2014

Just spoke with the person in charge of the “Dream Big and Sparkle More First Annual Bridal Fashion show 2014″ that takes place on Sunday August 10th at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake,IL. We are going to be the official DJ for the event. Please come by and say hello! If you are someone […]

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Top Bride & Groom First Dance Songs of 2014 – February 2014

This is a list of the top 20 bride and groom first dance songs of 2014 as of February according to DJ Intelligence.  I’m sure this list will change as it is early in the year but hopefully this list will help couples pick a great song for their first dance.  I Won’t Give Up […]

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Bark For Life 2014 Aurora

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  For the second year in a row we will be the DJ at the American Cancer Society’s Bark For Life in Aurora.   Walkers go to the website and get more details but basically it’s like walk for life only with dogs.  Dog lovers can come there with their pooch or pooches and walk […]

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Happy New Year! Thanks for a great 2013!

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2013 was a great year. We worked more gigs this year than in any of the previous years we have been in business. Our DJ service was there for many weddings and a few parties this year too.  We watched some great couples get married and we met some wonderful people over the course of […]

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