How To Form A Band – The Ultimate Guide Part 3

How to form a band part 3 was written by Ruth Graham. If you are involved in the music industry and have music business advice to share, you can contact us and send a guide our way.
Get Paid As A Music Band And Make MoneyHey guys, so we’re onto the final part of our guide on forming a professional band. A professional band is a band that can be hired to play at events. You get paid for playing out, whether it’s at weddings, one off events, or anywhere else they need some musical entertainment.

If you haven’t already seen them, please start by reading the following parts before you go any further with this guide:

How To Form A Band Part 1.

How To Form A Band Part 2.

Once you’ve gone through those guides first, let’s carry on setting up and positioning our money making band.
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How To REALLY Make Money From Your Music, Short Medium And Long Term Strategies

make money from musicPre note: In this article we look at three main strategies to make money from your music career: How to make money from giving out free downloads (Short term), how to make money from gigging (Medium term) and how to make money from royalty collections (Long term). This is a potentially life changing post. It should change the way you think about your music career, and give you the steps to turn it from a hobby into something that actually makes you money. Please make sure you read it from start to finish then put into action what you’ve learned. You may want to bookmark it for easy reference in the future, and share it with fellow independent musicians. But anyhow, let’s get started…
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Win “How To Make Money From Free Music”, Three Copies To Give Away…

how to make money from free music free copy winOk, so as you probably know by now, we recently launched our first ebook “How To Make Money From Free Music”. I genuinely feel this is some of the most valuable information we’ve ever produced, and could change the way people approach the distribution and monetization of their music forever (But that’s not for me to decide, let me know your thoughts when you get the book. 😉 ).

While there’s no prizes for guessing what the book is about (The clue is in the title), there is a prize for three lucky readers of Independent Music Advice! Three of you will get a copy of “How To Make Money From Free Music” sent directly to their inbox. The retail price for this book is currently $29.99 (Price guaranteed for the first week only, after that it may go up) but you can get your hands on it by taking a few simple steps:
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How To Prevent MP3 Downloads – Or Better Yet Make Money From Them

Prevent MP3 DownloadIf you’ve been in the music industry for any amount of time, you’ll know that music downloading is a big issue. For years people have tried to prevent MP3 downloads from happening, mostly without success. Is there no answer to this issue? Well actually, now there is! In this article we’ll show you a way to use people’s downloading habits to actually benefit and make you money, and I don’t mean by giving out free music and hoping some kind soul will buy your paid version. No, I’m talking about how you can get money going straight into your account each time someone downloads one of your songs for free!! Sound good? Then read on…
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How To Earn More From You Music Career Using Mailing Lists

How To Earn More From You Music Career Using Mailing ListsMany of the world’s biggest musicians such as Britney Spears and Jay Z have mailing lists (Check the top right hand of their site to see their sign up forms). Why is this? Simple, because having a mailing list can make a lot of money!

A couple of months ago in the post How To Get Your First Profitable Mailing List Up And Running, we showed you why it is so important to have a mailing list. What we didn’t give you however, were advanced strategies to make sure you could maximise the revenue you make from your mailing list. For those that don’t want to read the above mentioned post in its full detail, below I’ll break down some of the key points as to why owning a mailing list is so important. If you have a mailing list already and want to learn how to squeeze as much money and subscribers out of it as possible however, check out Advanced Strategies To Monetize Your Mailing List now! But for those of you that are new to mailing lists, here’s why you need to start yours up asap:
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