Free Music Business Ebook: Music Career Killers

Free Music Business Ebooks - Music Career Killers

Free Music Business Ebooks - Music Career KillersHey guys, I’ve something very special for you today. After speaking to my friend Chris Rockett of the Music Marketing Classroom, I’ve managed to get you a 100% free copy of his ‘Music Career Killers’ ebook. You don’t have to opt into anything or give your email, you can simply download it for free here:

This book comes in the form of a PDF file, and lets you know the top 20 things musicians often do which stops them from getting where they should rightfully be. Thankfully, it also lets you know what you should be doing instead.

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The Importance Of Investing In Your Music Education

Invest In Your Music Career

This is a post contributed by Coco O’Connor. If you think you’ll be able to provide a useful guide for a bunch of talented independent musicians, submit one here.
Invest In Your Music CareerAs an artist who has self produced three CDs , had film / TV placements, and still performs on occasion, I’d like to share my thoughts on marketing music with Topspin and Nimbit, as well as the benefit of investing in some education as opposed to a new piece of gear.

From my personal experience, I found that Topspin has given me better results than Nimbit. I do not have a big email list or a boatload of fans on Facebook, nor do I have a big email list. And until I used the Topspin platform, I never sold a single ticket to any shows.

But just a few weeks ago, I did a pre-sale and sold 6 tickets. That was HUGE for me!

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The Musicians Union – Support And Advice For Artists

Musicians Union

This is a guest post by Sam Chapman. If you have useful advice and want to share it in front of thousands of independent musicians, click here.

Musicians UnionIf you are a musician trying to making a living in the competitive music industry, you may have come across the Musicians Union (MU). The Musicians’ Union is an organisation that protects the interests of musicians in the UK, providing legal advice, education and training, insurance, and much more. Even if you aren’t from the UK however, you may still want to read this article. It can give you an idea of the type of services that are out there for musicians, and allow you to know what to look for in your own country.

So, what are the benefits of joining such a union? Well, this is exactly what we look at below. I hope this article will give you a better idea of what help you can get as an independent musician, and show you that professional help isn’t as unobtainable as you may have first thought.

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Get Career Changing Advice At The IMA Music Business Academy!

The IMA Music Business Academy Online Music Business Course

The IMA Music Business Academy Online Music Business CourseHi guys, just to let you know The IMA Music Business Academy has now opened it’s doors and is taking on new members. In the last post, I asked if it’s possible to fast track your music career. My conclusion that yes it was, you simply need to have the right knowledge and guidance available to you. Many musicians waste years doing things through trial and error, and often give up during the process.

The IMA Academy is a course that aims to tackle that, giving musicians the music business knowledge they need to succeed in a fraction of the time. If you have talent but aren’t sure how to get people to pay attention to your music, this could be the course for you!

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Music Courses And Learning The Music Business

Music business courses, dvds, books and more can all help with learning.

This guest post is by Alvina Lopez. Guest bloggers are needed, so if you have some music business advice to share with our readers then get in touch.
Music business courses, dvds, books and more can all help with learning.As you may know, there are tons of options when it comes to educating yourself in the art of music. Methods of learning include music business books, DVDs, online lessons, private lessons, and formal higher education. Any of these resources can help, but some will suit your needs better than others. The way you choose to educate yourself on the music business will depend on how you learn best. For example, some people can get all the information they need by reading a book, while others may need a mentor near to answer any questions they may have.

Below are some of the options available for increasing your music business knowledge.

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