7 Music Industry Entrepreneur Ideas – Music Business Opportunities You Can Pursue

7 Music Industry Entrepreneur Ideas – Music Business Opportunities You Can Pursue

It’s no surprise that so many people want to be a part of the music industry. From the outside looking in, it looks fun, glamorous, and exciting, though I can tell you right now it doesn’t always look this way from the inside. Make no mistake about it. Starting a business in the music industry…

What Is A Music Business Entrepreneur?

What Is A Music Business Entrepreneur?

A music business entrepreneur is someone that has set up a business to serve musicians, fans, or the industry at large. You may have heard of people like James Moore (Independent Music Promotions), Corey Kohler (Musicgoat.com), or Christopher Sutton (Musical U). These people are all examples of music business entrepreneurs, specifically in the realms of…

Does Where You Live Matter If You’re Trying To Break Through In The Music Industry? One Man’s View

Does Where You Live Matter If You’re Trying To Break Through In The Music Industry? One Man’s View

Disclaimer: This article is one man’s view. In short, yes. Location matters in any career, and this is especially true in music. If a town is inundated with plumbers, it’s probably not a good place to start a career as a plumber. You should always be looking for where the opportunities are. That said, it’s…

10 Indie Artist Marketing Tips To Get Your Music Out There

10 Indie Artist Marketing Tips To Get Your Music Out There

Marketing isn’t necessarily easy. But anyone who says it isn’t fun is lying to you. You get to experiment, apply your creativity, and gain more exposure for your art. Seriously, what could be more fun? Though there are many ways to promote your music, sticking to the following proven methods will help you cut through…

Do You Have To Be Good Looking To Be A Musician? Why Looks Aren’t As Important As Reliability & Talent

Do You Have To Be Good Looking To Be A Musician? Why Looks Aren’t As Important As Reliability & Talent

You’ve probably heard that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. There is certainly some truth to that statement, and if you have yet to find this out for yourself, trust me when I say you will crush on someone unexpected down the line. But what about the music business? Musicians can’t just be…

How To Achieve Flexibility In Your Day Job So You Can Spend More Time On Music

How To Achieve Flexibility In Your Day Job So You Can Spend More Time On Music

One of the reasons many artists find it difficult to spend more time on their creative work is because they must spend time earning a living. That tension causes some musicians to become increasingly frustrated over time. They repeatedly ask themselves, “when will I ever get to focus on what I love?” As a creative…

How To Avoid Burnout As A Professional Full Time Musician

How To Avoid Burnout As A Professional Full Time Musician

Lately, I’ve been having lots of conversations with some of my close friends and band mates about how much time they spend working on their music and how it affects their perspective. These conversations stemmed from a talk with a band mate of mine who truly lives and breathes music. He practices and writes more…

How Starting As A Local Musician For Hire Can Help Gain More Exposure

How Starting As A Local Musician For Hire Can Help Gain More Exposure

It’s hard not to see the big-picture possibilities as a musician. We are living in the information age, and that means you have access to a virtually endless supply of resources, not to mention people. Interested in building a worldwide audience? The opportunity is definitely there. But before you get too carried away with your…