Hey everyone! It’s definitely been a while since I’ve written a blog post – this semester has been a tough one, and I’ve been trying to buckle down academically. Between juggling schoolwork, projects, music, and my job, to say I’ve been busy is definitely an understatement! But, I’ve definitely made time to create some content for you all. Be on the lookout for mashups and blog posts in the coming weeks! You can always sign up for my mailing list here to stay in the loop.
Lately, I’ve been trying to take myself a lot more seriously; one big part of this is seeing myself as a brand. Nowadays, your image as a DJ matters just as much as your skills behind the booth. From social media presence, to press photos, to your following, promoters and venues want to know that they are getting their money’s worth when booking you. It’s one thing to be able to rock a party, but unfortunately, if you can’t bring the party with you, potential clients are more likely to look the other way. (However, don’t use this as a reason to sell tickets in exchange for a slot. You should never have to pay to play. Check out this article that I contributed on with DJ Tech Tools to see what I mean.)
So, while I’ve been bombarded with homework, projects, and tests, I’ve made it a priority to sit down and make my EPK.
An EPK, or “Electronic Press Kit” is exactly what it sounds like – an electronic resume file with [Read more…]