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#1 ChrisPointon

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Posted 05 February 2003 - 11:46 AM

If you are just starting out as a DJ for the first time, or considering the Options, then you may like to visit our DJ Knowledgebase. This is an area filled with Hints, Tips and Advice from Working DJ's and Articles all about getting and doing that first gig.

If you have never done a Mobile Disco before, then we especially recommend that you read the following links, since these have a lot of relevant information about starting a Mobile Disco.

The Pro's (And Woes!) Of becoming a Mobile DJ

How Do I Start a Mobile Disco

How Much Do I Charge for Booking my Mobile Disco

Advertising and Marketing Your Mobile Disco

Choosing Lighting for your Mobile Disco

DJ's Offering Free Training


You may also find the following Industry Association Links to be of some use.

Equipment Insurance and PAT Links

10 Million worth of Public Liability Cover is available to all members of AMPDJ - membership costs just 49 per year and includes many additional benefits.

Mobile Disco Equipment insurance is available through Allianz Specialist Music Cover


Calbarrie PAT Testing - Calbarrie offer UK National PAT Testing for as little as 1.50 per Item. Fill in their quote form for a fast efficient quotation for your PAT Testing requirements.

DJ Association Links

The Musicians Union - being a member of the Musicians Union offers many benefits to either the Novice or Veteran DJ. Included in their Membership fee is 10 million worth of Public Liability Cover, Contract Advice, Legal Advice and Debt Recovery Service to name but a few, plus many other benefits of belonging to a large national union. Membership starts from as little as 50 for Students and Under 21's with tiered fee's for full time members.

SEDA - Subscription association based in the South East of England. SEDA was set up in 1974 to promote a professional approach to the art of the Disc Jockey. The South Eastern Discotheque Association welcomes all styles and types of DJ, including mobile, resident, radio and even bedroom DJs. We offer support and training to our members as well as helping to promote each business in general.

NADJ - National Association of DJs - promoting professionalism in the industry. The NADJ are a subscription association established 2004.

AMPDJ - Membership costs just 49 per year and includes 10 Million worth of PLI Cover

Advice, Hints & Tips

The DJ Knowledgebase - The DJ's United Knowledgebase filled with articles, hints, tips and frequently asked questions covering a wide variety of subjects from PC DJ'ing, Insurance, PAT Testing, Equipment Servicing and much more. Also features advice for New DJ's and those starting out for the first time.

Business Promotion, Website and Communications

VistaPrint - FREE Business Cards, No Catches!. VistaPrint offers you the chance to obtain 250 Free Business Cards for your business for Free, just pay for the postage. Vista also offer a wide range of competitively priced print solutions for your business needs.

Top Mobile Discos - List your Mobile Disco in our online directory. Paid and Free Listing Options available.

Your-Wedding - List your Mobile Disco in our Wedding Service Directory.

Regional Disco Listings - List your Website in our Regional map listings, and swap website links with Dan.

1 & 1 Internet - .co.uk domain registration from 1.99 per year. 1 & 1 also offer competitively priced Webhosting packages.

Direct 2 Workwear - Looking for T-Shirts, Polo Shirts and other mechandise embroidered with your company logo?. Then look no further, Direct 2 Workwear has no minimum quantity requirements.

Car & Van Insurance

Competitive Car Insurance From Motor Quote Direct

Competitive Van Insurance From Vanquote Direct

Cheap CD's

CD Wow - Online Discounted Chart CD's all at low low prices

CD Jungle - Chart CD's from 6.99 over 40,000 titles to choose from


Sound, Lighting & Equipment Links

Thomann Sound & Lighting Retailers - Sound & Lighting Equipment at much discounted prices

DJ Bargains - Great Deals and Prices on Disco Equipment

Essex DJ - Not only serving the DJ in Essex, but Nationwide with their mail order service


Gear 4 Music - Deals on Behringer, Vestax, Citronic, Pioneer, Carlsbro, Mackie, JBL


Maplin Electronics Sound & Lighting Equipment and lots more


Live Music Store - Ian Stewarts, live Music Store

Disco Studio - Disco Equipment from all of the Major Manufacturers

Spire Leisure - Special Offers from Spire Leisure

Full Power Services Online For great deals with Martin, Numark, Gemini, Ecler etc... visit our website!

CPC - Great Prices on Leads, Connectors, Consumables, Disco Equipment and Much More

ARD Electronics A Wide Variety of Electronics Consumables


Other Related Links

Late Rooms - Upto 70% Discount on Hotel Rooms, UK and Abroad

Alter-e-glow Suppliers of Glowsticks and Novelties

Tax Buddies - A wealth of Advice on all of your Tax Concerns and Self Assessment Questions. Also check out their Fixed Fee Accountancy service - Your tax return completed for a fixed fee of 159 + VAT

Why Buy New - New, Ex-Demo and Graded Disco Equipment at below retail prices

 

The Glow Factory - Bulk Discounts on Glow Sticks





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