Your Questions: How Do You Build A Following?

This week's question comes from Digital DJ Tips Platinum Facebook Group member Gregor, who asks: "How do you guys stay positive when the music you love is not wanted and continually gets knocked back? I've reached out to every venue in my area and I get the same response: 'If you have no following, why should you play?'

7 Ways Partnering With Others Can Get You Gigs

Lots of people start out on their quest to get DJ gigs alone. They might well be the only seriously musically oriented member of their respective friendship groups. Going it alone is fine and does work but it can make things more difficult, especially if your local DJ circuit is "closed" to outsiders.

7 Ways To Get Gigs While You're On Holiday

In the last article of our 7 Ways To Get A Gig series, we talked about how you can maximise your online presence. This time, we'll cover different ways you can land gigs when you are on holiday. Naturally, you'll want to kick back, but why not take the chance to boost your experience and get a gig in unfamiliar settings?

7 Ways To Get Gigs While You Sleep

This time, we'll cover how you can maximise your productivity to get bookings even when you are asleep. There are loads of resources that when setup properly, require minimal extra effort to maintain and serve as a constant advertisement of your DJ services.

7 Unusual Types Of Venues To Approach For Gigs

You might have already exhausted all of the "standard" options when trying to get yourself a gig. If that is so, why not think outside the box and find your own niche? It may well lead to you getting gigs. In this 7 Ways To Get A Gig article, we'll talk about landing DJ gigs in less conventional venues...

7 Ways To Get DJ Gigs By Owning A PA System

Just like owning a van and offering to schlepp a band's gear around was a great way for musicians to get gigs in the past, having your own PA system these days can have the same effect. Check out how having your own PA system can get you rocking a party.

7 Ways To Get Gigs Without Leaving The House

So you've just got in from hard day's work, grabbed a drink and are ready to put your feet up. However, a DJ who wants to get more gigs, the action doesn't stop there (does it ever stop?). These seven tips aim to cover the things that you can do from your sofa to score the extra gigs the you crave...