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The Studio Business Book: A Guide to Professional Recording Studio Business and Management, Third Edition by Jim Mandell, Mitch Gallagher

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The Schedule Book

Some people call it the booking book. Some people call it the Bible. Whatever name you give it, it’s the book that most strongly controls your life in the studio. Anything that important needs some rules and guidelines of its own.

First off, there are many configurations to a scheduling book. Many studios opt for ease and convenience, purchasing a daily or weekly appointment book of the stationery-store variety.

If you buy one that displays a full week on two facing pages, you can quickly see what kind of shape you’re in at a glance. The only problem with weekly books is that no one seems to have anticipated the studios’ need for a large format with extra space for appropriate booking information. Just think of the money a ...

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