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The Internet is a truly amazing place where you can get so many interesting and useful information to gain knowledge on a specific subject or just on anything! And with a little imagination and a few tips, it can also be a powerful tool that could you use to your advantage. Namely, there are many ways to earn money online by providing various services or courses. This briefly means that you can use any of your talents to make some extra cash or even start an entirely new career! For example, if you’re a good drum player, why not share your knowledge with others online and even get paid for doing it? Sounds good right?
So….is your greatest wish or a childhood dream to become a world famous musician? If yes, then you’re lucky since today is probably much easier to make your dreams come true than it was ever before. If only I’d known then what I know now!
One major thing I’ve learnt working within the music industry is that most Musicians struggle to market themselves and tend to not know the importance of it but marketing in the music industry is not as difficult as you might think. All you need to do is come up with a music marketing plan. You can find some great resources and who I’m working with below. Once you get your music marketing plan into place, everything else just seems to come together. I find everything’s much simpler with a plan! So here are some great music marketing tips that will help you to create your plan so that it’s as individual as you are.
Some of you guys have asked me what kind of music events I’d recommend to get yourself out there and get HEARD! So this weeks blog is my top 5 picks to hopefully help you out. Musicians are often called the speakers of our nations and of our cultures, but everyone has to start somewhere. Even people who have already had chart best sellers have had to start from the bottom – and this even included playing free shows to get their names out there!
A great way to network and to build your brand is to perform at music events or gigs. People love listening to new things and it’s the perfect opportunity to make people talk about you before, during, and after shows. So here is my take on the top 5 UK networking events to perform at.
There’s a lot of time, energy and even money that goes into the preparation of making a song ready for the ears of the listeners. As a drummer, song writer and producer, when I’m in the studio working on a track, every little detail has been addressed, reworked and perfected and the same goes for singers and their vocals. The last thing you want is to have a weak voice when the day arrives and you walk into the recording studio!
I was thinking about what topics I could write for you guys. Topics that were going to be really useful in your music career and would give you confidence in following your dreams. That’s when I thought back to when I wanted to start my own home recording studio but had no way of raising the funds. I asked for advice and someone told me I could apply for a grant. I wrote a business plan (even though I didn’t know how to write one but I did!) and the rest is history. So this blog is all about how to get a grant for a recording studio. Check it out……
Are you passionate about music? Do you need expert help and guidance from a renowned music producer for launching your track? If yes, then you’ve got a tough task on your hands. Finding the right music producer and the right recording studio is not as easy as it seems. Right from having a musical connection with the producer, to finding one who is capable of understanding your music vision and direction, you need to ensure that a number of aspects work in your favour. Here, I’ve got my top 5 tips on how to find a music producer for popularising and producing your track.
There’s a phrase commonly used in artistic circles; it’s known as ‘creative license’. How far can an artist go to satisfy his or her creative genius? Is it possible to create something only for artistic expression? If we think of good music, we’ll find that it’s the perfect synthesis of lyrics and melody which creates the most impact. There are songs which we just can’t tolerate! While there are other songs which get stuck in our heads and find ourselves humming. Let’s chat about some of the crucial steps which need to be followed to write an award-winning song.