The Great DJ Hardware Shortage & What To Do About It (Ep. #224)

Today, we present our most informative and actionable podcast episode of the entire year. Return guest Alex Pyatetsky, CEO of The DJ Hookup, brings insider industry knowledge… to help us understand the supply shortages plaguing us all. If you appreciate those old-school episodes of the Passionate DJ Podcast, with highly-researched bullet points and teachable moments, you’ll love today’s show.

We Talk About:

⓪① | 00:00:00 | Introduction
⓪② | 00:02:58 | Alex & The DJ Hookup
⓪③ | 00:05:08 | What’s Been Happening (So Far)
⓪④ | 00:12:47 | Unavailability of Components
⓪⑤ | 00:17:25 | “Couldn’t You See It Coming?”
⓪⑥ | 00:30:09 | Supply & Demand vs. Pandemic
⓪⑦ | 00:33:48 | How Society is Adapting
⓪⑧ | 00:38:20 | The Re-Opening
⓪⑨ | 00:42:30 | Freeze Austin, Fire in Taiwan
①⓪ | 00:44:36 | Industry Reactions
①① | 00:49:56 | https://PassionateDJ.com/merch 👕
①② | 00:51:08 | What Should DJs Do Now?
①③ | 00:56:40 | How DJs Overvalue Discounts
①④ | 00:58:08 | “Should I Wait Forever?”
①⑤ | 01:00:44 | Buy “Up” or “Down”? (Listener Question)
①⑥ | 01:03:11 | The Importance of Preordering
①⑦ | 01:12:11 | The Second-Hand Market
①⑧ | 01:14:55 | Picking Alternate Gear (Strategies)
①⑨ | 01:22:52 | Tech Support? (Listener Question)
②⓪ | 01:26:50 | What Are The Positives?

Resources:

Time Estimates:
➡️ https://TheDJHookup.com/eta

DJ Hardware Alternatives:
➡️ https://TheDJHookup.com/alternatives

Guide to Selling Used DJ Gear:
➡️ https://TheDJHookup.com/blog/dj-community/sell-used-dj-equipment-trade-in/

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