Introduction

There’s nothing else quite as incredible as being able to make a living in music. Mixing up a schedule that includes making music, recording music, performing music, and handling the business side of music is more obtainable than ever. Whether writing, performing, recording, marketing, studying, or just listening to music, as a fan, a hobbyist, or an aspiring full-time musician, make the most out of every element.

By taking the most responsible steps on the business side of music as you experience all the fun and enjoyment the creative side can bring you, you can find a true joy and a security in the world of music.

Becoming a full-time musician or working in the music business today is easier than ever with recent changes. It’s now easier to record music more affordably. You can reach people through social media on a daily basis where you never could before. And there are simple ways to connect and network, as well as promote and market yourself to venues, investors, and record labels.

All you need is a basic understanding of the different elements of the business of music. And that’s exactly what this book is about. I cover the array of all the fundamentals for a successful career in the music business of today.

About this Book

This book contains the tools and the basic blueprints to help you build the specific and personalized career you want. This book isn’t a lecture, however. You don’t have to read it from beginning to end unless you want to. The chapters are ...

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