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Artist Management for the Music Business by Paul Allen

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3 The Artist: Preparing to Be Managed

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Early in the career of an artist there will be a moment when they feel it is time to step-up the pace of meeting their goals, going for the “big-time.” Some will try to continue to manage themselves, thinking that the 15% commission many managers earn can be saved just by investing a little more time into the business-part of being an artist. For the artist who seeks regional recognition and who records for their own independent label, it is certainly possible to earn a modest income touring and selling their music and merchandise without a manager, though one could be helpful. However, for the artist who ...

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