Showing posts from April 1, 2012

Wedding Season (Again)

It’s that time of year when it rains a lot and people profess their undying love in the form of marriage.  What does that mean for me?  Allergies and the odd random call from strangers wanting me to DJ at their wedding.  I strongly dislike both.
Am I above doing weddings?  Not at all, but I only do weddings for strangers under one of two conditions: a) you were referred by someone I know or b) you saw me DJ out somewhere and decided you want me at your wedding.   99.9% of the time, anything that falls outside of the top two descriptions turns out to be a waste of my time.
Strangers contacting me and coercing me into giving them a sales pitch is not my cup of tea.  I’m not going to tap dance and do jazz hands for the contents of your wallet. Weddings are a big deal and a personal thing.  If you weren’t referred or haven’t experienced my work then we are just two assholes in a room talking about money.  More importantly, as a buyer you are terrified because you aren’t 100% sure of the …