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Over the last several blogs, I’ve mentioned several things artists could be doing to help manage their business on the road.     Most of these have been guidelines and haven’t actually been specific tools that an artist might use.   There are numerous ones out there –  so I thought I’d begin the discussion [...]

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In Managing the Business, Part 3a I covered several things that were important in helping the artist manage their business.    In addition to those four, these three items are designed to help in managing that part of the career that so many artists often overlook. Find a Team -   It is rare that the [...]

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The greater portion of my friends and acquaintances are touring musicians, people who spend a minimum of 50% of their year traveling. Often our conversations will revolve around this epic portion of people’s lives and inevitably I hear these words, “And the thing that is so hard to do is eat right and stay healthy. [...]

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Over my last several musings we’ve talked about Lessons to be learned from the Indie Artist -   including #1 Getting the Gig, and #2 Getting Invited Back.       Lesson #3 is the foundation for all of that – that it is great to get gigs and have opportunity, but if you can’t manage the business side [...]

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In Lesson 1 we talked about how to get the Gig – and naturally, the follow up to that lesson would be how to get invited back to the gig.    One of the big mistakes that artists make is that once you’ve played a venue, you don’t need to go back there.    Nothing [...]

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One of the great byproducts of the new music business model is the resurgence of the underdog –  the ability of the often overlooked to be able to make a name for themselves in the industry.    Twenty years ago the gatekeepers dictated the industry –  Agents, Managers and Record labels told us what concerts [...]

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In order to celebrate the launch of a brand new year we have asked our staff to reflect on 2009 a little prior to tackling 2010. So we asked them to answer a few simple questions: 5 Favorite Songs of 2009 4 Favorite Albums of 2009 3 Favorite Movies of 2009 2 Favorite TV Shows [...]

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In order to celebrate the launch of a brand new year we have asked our staff to reflect on 2009 a little prior to tackling 2010. So we asked them to answer a few simple questions: 5 Favorite Songs of 2009 4 Favorite Albums of 2009 3 Favorite Movies of 2009 2 Favorite TV Shows [...]

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