Being socially active in your local scene can contribute to success a techno Dj. However, if remaining in local bars and clubs is not your liking, then you need to consider joining up with an entertainment group or company. They will supply you with equipment, music and clients. The payslip might not be as good, but they will get you going before you are established enough to go on your own.
The first step open up better opportunities
If you plan to be mobile, companies are great starting point. Why you could be working in a bar for one night, then someone walks up to you and asks if you do wedding Dj. You land a first independent client. If your work is impressive, this will market you in the local area.
Join promotion crews
If you work in a rave bucket or a club, then you are probably going to get involved with a promotion crew. Accept the job it creates an opportunity to network with the promoters who might offer you a better job next time.
As you set out on a Dj career, you need to promote yourself especially online. The internet has become one of the cheapest yet effective methods of promotion. As you do so, you need to be careful as a slip off with all the eyes in your account might be the cause of your downfall. Here is what you should do.
Stop being annoying online
By annoying I mean updating your whereabouts every hour or sending email daily to your fans. If you are established, you need to block those people who throw gigs now and then and do little to help in your career.
Engage people, do not lecture
To learn how to engage your fans, take a look at popular people on social media. See how they post and what they post. You will notice that they engage their audience not just updating post marketing messages. Know the power and dangers of links. Be cautious on who you put upon the walls, if you are helping each other out, fine, otherwise putting links might make people ignore what you are saying and read about other Dj on your links.
What the thumbs rule in social media is to engage your fans, converse with them where possible. If you show interest in what the followers are saying, they will be willing to read what you post. There are books online and blogs that will horn your skills on effective promotion as a Dj in techno genre, read.