Lynda An Insiders Guide to Todays Music Biz 03: Treating Your Career As a Business TUTORiAL
Doing something you're passionate about and making a living out of it is a difficult thing to do. Especially considering the long odds in the music business. But with a focused, business-minded approach to your career, you can optimize your chances for success. In this installment of An Insider's Guide to the Music Biz, Steve Rennie explains how to approach the music business with the mindset of an entrepreneur and look at a career in music as a business.
He talks about hobby versus career and the key elements of success in the business world, from distribution and marketing to management and finance. He gives you some thoughts about how you apply those things to your music career. Since successful businesses don't happen overnight—they develop over time in identifiable stages—Steve also covers the stages of development in the business life cycle and how that applies to your music career. Last but not least, he offers tips on drafting a band agreement that will keep the relationships professional and strong.
Lynda An Insiders Guide to Todays Music Biz 04: Building a Professional Team TUTORiAL
Picking a great team of professionals is one of the most important and impactful decisions you are going to make in your music career. Steve Rennie knows music professionals; he has over 35 years in the music business.
His series, An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz, teaches the ins and outs of the music business to bands, managers, and songwriters. In this installment, you'll learn about the key players you need on your team and what they do, how much they get paid, how you find them, and when you need them. It starts with perhaps the most important member of your team, the manager. Steve also explains the role of lawyers, agents, business managers, publicists, and the digital team in charge of PR, social media, and other online distribution and promotion strategies.
Udemy Beginner's Guide to Becoming a Successful Musician (2015) TUTORiAL
Master everything from planning, branding, marketing, and licensing music for t.v and film. Industry contacts included!
Do you dream of becoming a famous musician? Or, perhaps your dream is to just become a working musician. Got talent and not sure what to do next? Would you like to know how to get a record deal or simply just build a bigger fan base and sell albums?
Complete Guide to Becoming a Successful Musician is designed to help new and struggling musicians understand how the music industry works and what needs to happen in order to achieve success. In this course you will learn :
How to design a purpose driven business plan that will attract managers, investors, and record labels.
How to create a strong personal brand that will attract more fans.
How to effectively market yourself and your music on social media platforms.
How to copyright, publish, license and distribute your music.
Where to find opportunities for getting your music into TV and Film
This course also comes with a list of industry contacts including record labels scouting new talent! So, what are you waiting for? Take the first step in understanding what you need to do to take your music career to the next level.
Best of all; I am available 7 days a week for questions! Just post questions to my FaceBook or Twitter page.
Lynda An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 02: Making Great Music TUTORiAL
The music business is built around great songs by great artists. The music business exists to bring those songs to life. Managers, producers, engineers, record labels, promoters, publishers, and concert venues: They're all there to help connect music with audiences. But the songs don't write themselves.
This installment of An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz is designed for songwriters who want to make great music, and for industry professionals who want to understand the process behind it. Music insider Steve Rennie provides tips on what makes a great song, what a successful writing process looks like, the costs involved in recording, and the role of a producer. Steve's experience, and his honest take on the industry, will help anyone interested in getting their music into the hands of music biz movers and shakers.
Udemy Artist Management for the Music Business TUTORiAL
What Will You Learn in the Artist Management OnLine Course?
In this course you will learn how a successful manager answers and then deals with these issues every day:
The Roadmap to Managing Your Own Music Career or Becoming a Professional Manager
* Lectures 46
What Will You Learn in the Artist Management OnLine Course?
*Who are the decision makers in the music industry?
*What are the key points to negotiate in an artist management contract?
*How will a business manager support an artist’s career?
*How does a manager earn their money?
*What are the negotiating points in a record label contract?
*How do I interest a booking agent in my artist?
*What do corporate sponsors look for when partnering with an artist?
*What is negotiable in a 360° record label deal?
*What are the fundamental issues in an artist rider?
*What elements define an artist’s brand?
*What issues should I look for when negotiating a live performance contract?
*How will an attorney contribute to an artist’s team?
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Lynda An Insider’s Guide to Today’s Music Biz: The Big Picture TUTORiAL
If you are looking to do something big in the music business, something great, getting your head around the big picture is one of the most important elements of success. It's not about marketing and promotion, how to make records, how to book a tour, or how to manage your social media.
Those are all important pieces of the puzzle if you want to be successful. But it's been Steve Rennie's experience—from working in the music biz over 36 years—that if you can understand how the music business works, what's really important, then the rest of the pieces will fall in line.
This course kicks off An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz, a series of 9 courses designed to teach the ins and outs of the music business to bands, managers, and songwriters. Here, Steve provides tips on assessing your talent, committing to a plan, picking partners, figuring out financials, finding ideas, and surviving in what can be a tough business. Steve's experience, and his honest take on the ups and downs of the industry, will help anyone interested in breaking through be better prepared for the realities of getting by in the music biz.
Udemy How To Make Money Producing Music: Virtual Recording Studio! TUTORiAL
The most comprehensive blueprint for making a living recording/writing music for clients in the modern age. Guaranteed!
Music producer? Home studio owner? Songwriter?
Do you want to make a great living doing what you love? Then listen up!
Fact! There are thousands of artists, songwriters, and brands in the world who need audio services such as songwriting, recording, and production. Yet... Most recording engineers, producers, and songwriters can't make a sustainable career doing what they love.
Why? Most audio professionals aren't adapting to the digital age "new music industry", they have no idea where to start when it comes to creating/managing their business, and they are at a complete stand-still when it comes to finding new clients. Recording schools & YouTube tutorials don't teach that stuff...
The Solution! I've created the most comprehensive course that will allow you to effectively start, run, and grow your own audio service company (Virtual Recording Studio). This is the exact blueprint for my personal music company which has allowed me to:
- Make over $100K/year and not just "survive in music" but thrive!
- Acquire over 200 clients in 20 different countries (over 450 total projects)
- Hire my best friends full time to create music with me
- Make music my business, and do what I love for a living
- Set my own hours, travel, and have freedom
IT IS 100% POSSIBLE TO MAKE AN INCREDIBLE LIVING RECORDING, PRODUCING, AND WRITING SONGS FOR CLIENTS. IT ISN'T JUST ME! I'VE HELPED TONS, AND I CAN HELP YOU TOO. HOW? THIS OUTSTANDING COURSE...
You can do this! I wasn't a marketing guru or phenomenal music creator when I started. I was a regular guy who happened to stumble upon an incredible business model. I worked in regular studios recording local clients and did okay, but my career tripled when I got smart and took my business online. I created a "Virtual Recording Studio" and that's what I am going to show you how to do too!
HERE ARE A FEW LIFE CHANGING SKILLS THAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS COURSE:
- The exact process for creating a "Virtual Recording Studio" which will allow you to work with clients all over the world.
- You'll learn 3 places where you can start getting paid audio clients RIGHT NOW
- How to quickly build a website from scratch that will convert visitors into clients and get found on search engines when people are looking for audio pros like you!
- What the most effective TYPE of website you should have for your business and the MUST HAVE elements for it.
- How to set up your business legitimately in the beginning for long-term success!
- I'll walk you through how to envision and build your perfect brand
- I'll show you the best tools for effortlessly managing your company like a pro!
- You'll learn essential business foundations such as sales and marketing so that you can get better clients and win bigger gigs!
- How to virtually collaborate with your clients (Songwriters, Artists, Companies, Labels)
- How to get mentally prepared to run your own music company and how to overcome obstacles and avoid pitfalls so that you can outshine your competition.
- How to transition from being a freelancer into a full-blown company with employees!
Overall, this is deeper than just making a living creating music for clients... After you take this course you will be a more knowledgable and more prepared entrepreneur in general!
Are you ready to finally make things happen? Click the big "Take This Course" button in the top right and study under a professional who's done this! You'll be glad that you did. This is the absolute best step that you can take on your path of creating music full time!
LET'S DO THIS! :)