September 2, 2014

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AT&T Reaches Out and Touches a DJ

Who says AT&T is the worst carrier in the nation? Anyone who owns an iPhone, obviously, but try telling that to DJ Iron Mike, who recently phoned an AT&T retail outlet when Lady Luck reached out and, er, touched him. “I returned a call ...

Your Most Powerful Business Tool?

DJ Steve Moody asked us: “What’s the most powerful and persuasive tool on your office desk?” We told him, Our .44 Magnum, of course. “Not quite,” he winced. “On their desk, everyone’s got computers, a phone, ...

The Dicer Will Change Your Game

Novation’s Dicer is a palm-sized control surface that packs quite a punch. It’s a pair of MIDI controllers designed to seamlessly integrate cuing and looping functions from Serato Scratch Live and other digital vinyl software systems. Each ...

Avoid Fuzzy Image Affliction

DJ Jason Jani says he has found a way to reach out to web-savvy audiences (let’s call them Millennials) through video testimonials and video blogs, both of which provide potential customers with first-hand views of past clients and the ...

UFC DJ: How the Hell did You Get that Gig?

Dana White (left) and UFC DJ AL3 Albert Lineses III a.k.a. AL3, is the official DJ for Ultimate Fighting Championship. We engaged him in a round of “How The Hell did you get that gig?” OK, Albert, we’re game: How the hell did you get ...

The Keys To Managing Desire

Ah, the elusive science to cultivating leads from seed to flower, the key to the Golden Egg. Try a few steps like these when developing your success omelet: Immediately after the lead comes in, send an e-mail introducing yourself. Ask for the ...

Persuade the Masses to Return your Voicemails

Of the four billion voicemails left every month in the U.S., only eight-percent get returned. The next time you’re sent to voicemail, think about the following ideas when leaving your message: Be brief, 20 seconds or less, and train ...

Can This Man Make You Rich?

Twenty-five years after his best-seller In Search of Excellence, management guru Tom Peters continues to issue forth pithy business bromides that can help you evolve your business from also-ran to the exceptional, the glittering jewel in your ...