138 episodes

Headlining Luxury Travel DJ, Brian B, out of NYC shares a wide variety of travel tips, DJ experience, interviews with event and entrepreneur pros, observations of pop culture and much more to provide the perfect blend for your listening pleasure.

The Travel DJ Blend with DJ Brian B DJ Brian B

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    • 4.9 • 25 Ratings

Headlining Luxury Travel DJ, Brian B, out of NYC shares a wide variety of travel tips, DJ experience, interviews with event and entrepreneur pros, observations of pop culture and much more to provide the perfect blend for your listening pleasure.

    How To Respond To Advertisers When You Don't Want To Say Yes or No

    How To Respond To Advertisers When You Don't Want To Say Yes or No

    Don't you hate it when advertisers call you and want you to advertise or marketers ping you wanting you to to participate in something you have no interest in doing? You don't want to say yes but you also might not have the heart to say no. How can you word something professionally that stops them in the tracks? Here's one of my go to lines. This is a fail safe. There is no way they can rebuttal you on this type of answer...it stops them dead in their tracks and you put the onus on them to remember to reach back out. I hope this helps you as much as it has me.

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    • 7 min
    How I Survived 2021 and 2 Things That Radically Changed My Year

    How I Survived 2021 and 2 Things That Radically Changed My Year

    It's a New Year...but man did this last one (2021) kick my butt; to the point that I ran out of gas and am just now finally getting well. I talk through how to have your family or significant others support you when things get crazy then share 2 things that radically changed my year in 2021.

    Links to programs mentioned:
    https://thinkcoresmart.com
    http://www.thegeraldisaacstudio.com

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    Have a topic you want covered? Drop me a DM at @thetraveldjblend. Has this podcast helped you? Share your thoughts by leaving a review on the Apple Podcast App.

    • 20 min
    Haters Gonna Hate

    Haters Gonna Hate

    Rant...Errr...DJ Dad Talk Time. From the inception of this podcast, the goals have been to #1 - have conversations that others in our industry aren't having; ones that go deeper than surface level and #2 - push our industry forward. So when I see something that runs contrary to that, I feel it's my duty to share my take on the subject in a way that may run counter to what the rest of our industry is doing. I don't do it to change you mind necessarily but to help us not become blind sheep following those who have the loudest megaphones. Lately, I've been seeing a ton of people using declarative statements on social calling out haters. What's the purpose? Do those who are truly successful and have actual haters do that? I'm not seeing it from where I sit. In this episode, I make the arguments for letting the haters talk and not giving them a seat in my headspace.

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    Have a topic you want covered? Drop me a DM at @thetraveldjblend. Has this podcast helped you? Share your thoughts by leaving a review on the Apple Podcast App.

    • 9 min
    Gig Story: When The Lights Go Out In The Temple

    Gig Story: When The Lights Go Out In The Temple

    Another story from the gig log. I share the story (a first for me as a DJ as it pertains to this particular issue) but the greater point of the episode is to ponder when is enough enough as far as the private event DJ always being looked to save the day when there's an emergency? Where's the line? What has happened to competent professionals? I hope this is not the post COVID norm but maybe it is. Anyway, here's a call to the greater private event DJ community - the more we enable others by bailing out folks when it's not our responsibility, the more this is going to reflect poorly on us and the more often it will happen. The real loser in all this is the client; and that's the real tragedy here.

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    Have a topic you want covered? Drop me a DM at @thetraveldjblend. Has this podcast helped you? Share your thoughts by leaving a review on the Apple Podcast App.

    • 17 min
    3 Gig Stories From The Road: No Power, Lost Luggage, & Broken Elevator

    3 Gig Stories From The Road: No Power, Lost Luggage, & Broken Elevator

    I worked an ungodly amount of events this past Fall. With that, comes a ton of stories. In this episode, I share 3 of them - the faulty power box, lost luggage, and one about a broken elevator. These are just the tip of the iceberg of things I've experienced over the last few months. More stories to come. But with each one, there's an opportunity to learn from them and not only get perspective, but get better at my craft.

    DJs: Interested in Heavy Hits Music Pool? Go to heavyhits.com
    For my podcast listeners only, enter promo code: BRIANB - it gets you a 30 day trial for $5. Try it now.

    Have a topic you want covered? Drop me a DM at @thetraveldjblend. Has this podcast helped you? Share your thoughts by leaving a review on the Apple Podcast App.

    • 12 min
    Are You Tired Bro?

    Are You Tired Bro?

    It takes a minute for me to get there but the crux of this episode is about transparency (especially with our social media). Do our clients really need to see everything? I think there is a line and at some point, transparency has some diminishing returns if you don't hold it in check. Here's my take on the subject.

    DJs: Interested in Heavy Hits Music Pool? Go to heavyhits.com
    For my podcast listeners only, enter promo code: BRIANB - it gets you a 30 day trial for $5. Try it now.

    Have a topic you want covered? Drop me a DM at @thetraveldjblend. Has this podcast helped you? Share your thoughts by leaving a review on the Apple Podcast App.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

djdayna ,

Full of Excellence!

Brian B’s podcast is the perfect blend of entrepreneurship advice, traveling dj tips, and overall insight into the world of mobile DJing! I’ve been DJing for 20 years and still takeaway wisdom to add to my Business owner/DJ toolbox! I love that he keeps the episodes shorter side as well! Makes it easy to listen on the go!

Murph1979 ,

A must listen

Absolutely love this podcast. Lots of great discussions and music selections. Always learn something new and discover songs I normally wouldn’t hear about. This podcast inspires me to search for hidden gems worth playing at my events to keep things fresh!

The Remixologists ,

This show is great!

Brian drops so many gems on a regular basis that are super useful to the mobile/traveling DJ. This is a must listen.

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