Archive for the 'Self-Promotion' Category
I've noticed many DJs on the Digital DJ Tips forum and on similar forums asking about name drops. How to make them, where to get them made, when to use them, even debating on whether DJs should use them at all.
Today we're going to explore a little history on DJ name drops, as well as discuss how you can make your own and where to get them from professionally. Finally we'll give you some tips on when and how to use them for best effect.
Have you ever dreamed of playing in another state or even country? I'm sure you have. It's a dream practically every DJ out there has the moment they get on the decks.
They see the headliners and even popular locals flying around the world to play, and want to be there themselves one day. Now you might think playing abroad is a privilege only set for those guaranteed to fill a club - but that's not entirely true. What if I told you it could be easier than you think? Yes, with a little work and some ingenuity, you could play abroad too. Here's how...
In the previous part of this series, I went into best practices on promoting yourself through Facebook as well as some tips and techniques you might want to try to gain fains.
So now you have some fans, but you know these people can "unlike" you as easily as they "liked" you. How do you keep these people as your fans? Check out part 2 on DigitalDJTips.com and find out.
I've been seeing a lot of questions from DJs lately about how to really promote yourself as a DJ on Facebook. For as long as the social network has been around, it amazes me how many out there simply not only utilize it incorrectly, but also do not make the most of it. I touched on this a bit back in the How To Succeed At DJing series, but today we're diving into more detail.
This will be a two-part series on DigitalDJTips.com. Click the button to read Part 1.
Throughout this series, I've tried to show you how to understand the industry and marketing as well as how to set up yourself as a self-promotion engine for your DJ business. You've learned the harsh realities of this line of work, developed a brand, created your marketing materials, and networked yourself in the name of getting ahead.
What if it's not enough? What if you made great demos, a beautiful website, press kit, and have the gift of gab, but promoters and would-be clients are still not impressed or interested. The solution is to go beyond gigs. Check out the final part of this series on DigitalDJTips.com.
Last week I dove into the world of online promotion of your brand as a DJ, but I only covered social media and email. While those mediums are handy tools, a website is an essential if you want to go further as a DJ.
You look at any serious DJ, and they have a website. Even I just finished a redesign and revision of my own website, which I've had for the last 11 years. You need a central point around which all your other online efforts revolve. Check out the rest of this article on DigitalDJTips.com.