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Turning your passion for music into a successful and sustainable business— that’s the dream you’ve been secretly nurturing, even as the people around you tell you to stick to a “real” job. 

But taking that leap of starting your own business can be confusing, intimidating and just plain terrifying. And if you’ve already taken the plunge, you may be wondering what you need to do to take your DJ business to the next level.


This course is for DJs who know how to get a raging dance floor going and want their bank accounts to sing. You’ll discover the secrets to  getting off the ground and making your business legit. Mary takes you step by step through the tools and systems you need to run a well-oiled machine so you can charge premium prices for your entertainment services.  If you’re looking to expand from a single operator to a staff of DJs that work for you – Mary’s got you covered with everything from recruiting and hiring tips to effective management strategies and more!

Module 1

“Get Up Offa That Thing” – Getting your Business off the Ground

Module 2

“Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)” – How To identify Your Target Market, Set Prices, And Close Sales

Module 3

“Baby You’re a Firework” – Capitalize On Your Success By Creating Lasting Buzz

Module 4

“Feelin’ Good As Hell” – Running a well-oiled machine, scaling for growth, and planning for the future

If you book even one more gig from this course, it’ll have paid for itself

This is what you came for…


“My business simply wouldn’t exist in its current state, maybe not at all, if it weren’t for Mary Nisi.

Her experience and confidence as an entrepreneur is infectious, and she immediately encouraged me to pursue launching the business when it was only a vague idea. We went from conversation to casual brainstorming to strategic working session to launch party in a very short period of time. Mary makes launching and running a business look easy and fun, and her votes of confidence in my abilities and potential were so matter-of-fact, moving forward just felt like common sense.

Mary’s innate creative genius and wit had a huge part in my business! She knows how to capture personalities into a concise brand package.

With a straightforward series of intelligent questions and active exercises in prioritization and pricing, Mary took the fear and confusion out of defining my initial offerings and cost structure packages. They have evolved since day one, and will inevitably continue to change, but she helped me get my business off the ground with smart, clear ways to engage new clients.

Mary is a force of nature, a truly unique combination of talents, and pure joy to be around.”
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– Jen M.
“Mary’s fresh perspective is exactly what I needed in order to propel my business forward. Her out-of-the-box thinking and no-nonsense approach to life and business is a welcome change in a field of empty promises of instant results. Can’t recommend highly enough!”
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– Meg M.
“I first started working with Mary when all I had were dreams. Overwhelmed and intimidated by the processes involved in all things business; Mary helped me scale my wild ideas into small actionable steps, resulting in 3 new facets of my business this year alone.”
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– Katie T.

Who is

Following a successful, decade-long run in improv comedy, Mary Nisi made her foray into entrepreneurship when she founded Toast & Jam DJs in 2005. Since then, the company has provided the soundtrack to thousands of weddings and events—including a birthday party for Barack Obama.

Today, Toast & Jam operates from the upper level of her other business, Ampersand Cowork, a shared office space she launched in Chicago in 2017. When she’s not tending to one of her businesses, you can find Mary consulting and hosting workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs in various industries.  Her latest venture, The Toast & Jam Lab, is a comprehensive online course for mobile DJs looking to transform their business into a thriving empire.

Mary fills the rest of her time with a weekly DJing stint on long-standing local indie station CHIRP Radio (she is a founding member); beekeeping in her Chicago backyard; and bicycling around the neighborhood with her husband, John, and son Sebastian.



With the mastery plan, you’ll get access to the full course taught personally by Mary which includes:
$ 1997

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or 3-month payment plan / 3 payments of $747


With the Empire plan, you’ll receive everything that’s included in the Mastery plan PLUS the following:
$ 3997

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or 3-month payment plan / 3 payments of $1497

If for any reason you do not want to move forward with the course, we offer a 7-day unconditional money-back guarantee with access limited to Module 1. We will release the rest of the course on Day 8, at which point we offer a refund for up to 30 days IF you prove that you did the work and did NOT receive additional work and/or save time.


Why do I need this course? Can’t I just google how to start a business and go from there?
Will I need more resources to really use this course?
When does this course start?
Are there additional charges after I purchase the course?
I bought the Mastery course but now I want the Empire course – can I upgrade?
Will this work for me if I don’t want to hire more DJs?
Do you really give me my money back if this doesn’t work for me?
Why do I need this course? Can’t I just google how to start a business and go from there?
Sure you can. But will you? Will you put in all the painstaking hours of research and trial and error it takes to launch your business? And if you’re saying, “Yes, of course I will!”, I would ask yourself how much your time is worth? Is it worth your time to put in all those hours and hours of grunt work and making mistakes? I’ve been there, done that, and I’m here to give you something even more valuable than business coaching – time! Trust me, you will want to hear it straight from me – the person who’s tried and seen it all!
Will I need more resources to really use this course?

I offer solutions on how to streamline your operations to maximize efficiency and profitability. There are some resources and software that I recommend based on my experience using them in my own business. I only recommend products or services that I truly believe in and use myself, so rest assured I always try to get you a deal, so look out for discounts on these services I recommend!

When does this course start?

As soon as you sign up! I want you to have this material forever as your business grows. The beauty of the Toast & Jam Lab is that these modules and accompanying resources are made for you to take at your own pace. The sooner you sign up, the sooner you can start and be on your way to building your DJ empire!

Are there additional charges after I purchase the course?

No, once you purchase, you will have lifetime access to the course and no additional charges, unless you’ve opted for a payment plan.

I bought the Mastery course but now I want the Empire course – can I upgrade?

Yes! If you started out with the Master course and decided that you want to unlock all the bonus features and perks of the Empire course, you can upgrade!  Shoot us an email at help@thetoastandjamlab.com and let us know you’d like to upgrade.  One of our team will take care of you.

Will this work for me if I don’t want to hire more DJs?

My course is perfect for anyone who wants to grow their business. Whether you’re interested in hiring a team or being a solopreneur, this course will teach you valuable industry secrets that you won’t find anywhere else!

Do you really give me my money back if this doesn’t work for me?

I do! That’s how strongly I believe in this course and in the lessons you will learn from it! If you follow my strategies and implement my systems, this course will pay for itself with a single extra gig booked. It’s that simple and easy to start!

Don’t see your question answered here? Email us at support@thetoastandjamlab.com or
book a free 15-minute consultation with Mary Nisi here. We’re happy to help out!

I wish that this had existed when I started Toast & Jam way back in 2005. If you aren’t convinced yet that you need this, then you probably hate money and free time.

This is what you came for! Enroll now!

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