Step Five: Promoting Yourself
In this fifth and final step of the process, I’ll show you how to build on your initial success as a DJ and turn it into something longer term. We’ll cover the importance of playing out regularly, and I’ll show you the types of DJ gigs you want (and don’t want) to be aiming for. We’ll deal with building a DJ profile and how to get involved in your local scene. I’ll give you proven techniques for landing DJ gigs, and show you how to ask for (and get) money for playing them. We’ll look at promoting your own parties and how to set yourself up as a mobile DJ. And finally, we’ll cover how becoming not just a DJ, but a ‘DJ/producer’, has become a sure-fire way of achieving DJing success today.