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3 Simple Steps to Effective Music Marketing (TheBuzzFactor.com Presents)
By Bob Baker
You set the price! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Does the thought of promoting, marketing, and selling your music make your head hurt? It doesn't have to be that way. The most successful artists have learned to get comfortable with self-promotion. When it comes right down to it, every music marketing activity falls into one of three categories. The trick is understanding how they work together -- and making sure you spend time on each one.
8 Ways I Failed in Music and 3 Ways NOT to Follow in My Footsteps
By Steve Grossman
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Written by Grammy Award winning former musician and business executive, Steve Grossman, this book challenges the perceptions of players, singers, songwriters and artists who want to make a living in music and replaces them with an understanding of the most useful, and necessary, information from the “Real World” of business they'll need to build a success-full, long-term career.
How to Get Noticed, Heard and Hired
By Steve Grossman
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
If you’re a player, singer, songwriter or artist working to figure out how to get to the right people and the right gigs, How to Get Noticed, Heard and Hired is the book for you. It’s an interactive workbook using my 4 Simple Rules of Marketing and a series of indepth questions to help you market yourself well to the right people to get the right work for your music career.
Songwriting on a Shoestring: Writing, Producing and Promoting Your Own Songs
By Mary Wheelan
You set the price! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Songwriting on a Shoestring: Writing, Producing & Promoting Your Own Songs is written by a songwriter for songwriters wanting to produce good music without going broke. Mary Wheelan draws upon her experience in an effort to help songwriters save money while producing quality songs. Lots of people in the music industry will tell you how to spend money but this book may save you big bucks!
And The Band Broke Up
By Matt Kramer
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Why should you read this book? To overcome the fact that we are not taught a common language for handling conflict. The result is the break-up of bands, abandonment of music projects, and loss of great art. This book will help you, artists and business people alike, spend less time being frustrated and more time being creative, artistic, and in harmony with everyone you work with in your career.
Working In The Music Industry
By Edgar Struble
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Working in the Music Industry is a collection of straightforward advice on preparing for and entering careers in the music business. Author Edgar Struble draws upon his extensive experience as a nationally known music director in presenting the myriad opportunities available in the field. In addition, throughout the book there are interviews with folks who are successfully working in the business.
8 Steps To A More Successful Music Career In 2013
By Shaun Letang
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Just Me. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Note: This short report is 3200 words long, so straight to the point. Regardless of how 2012 went for you and your music career, 2013 can be better! Not sure what you should be doing next? Not sure why you've put a CD out but aren't getting many sales or even free downloads? Then you will want to read this short guide for 8 things you can do this year to ensure 2013 is your best year in music yet!
Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
By Jade Simmons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A priceless how-to & how-not-to guide by innovative concert pianist Jade Simmons. This tell all covers everything including carving your niche, marketing, creating package deals, approaching management, what presenters really think and how not to get re-engaged. This is the stuff they never taught you in school direct from one of America's most exciting and versatile young artists.
Game Of Love - Music Trivia (Meet The Record Men)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Music Trivia from the beginnings of early Rock & Roll and Pop music. The book covers the pioneer record companies and the people behind the scene that made it all happen: Motown Records, Chess Records, Atlantic Records, and Sun Records. It also covers the Artists for these labels and how they created the genre of these early formative years on the music scene.
Just Get Out There
By Gilli Moon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
JUST GET OUT THERE is the Artist's bible to achieving abundance, self-empowerment and professional success as an Artist entrepreneur. 300+ pages filled with in-depth tips, tools, steps and resources on getting out there as an Artist, all the while achieving personal, financial and professional success and joy.
Unleash the Artist Within: Four Weeks to Transforming Your Creative Talents Into More Recognition, More Profit & More Fun
By Bob Baker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This 4-week workshop consists of 28 daily lessons that will show you how to: Work from the trenches with little or no money; Overcome the "starving artist" mentality; Build a base of paying customers one fan at a time; Use often-overlooked techniques to give your craft wider exposure. Bob Baker will poke and prod you to be different, to expand, to focus & become a true Creative Powerhouse!
MINI - Music Business: It’s a Dirty Game! Preview *Includes extra inserts and screenshots!
By Tiwanda 'Ne Ne' Lovelace
Price: Free! Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Not Everyone Buckles Under Pressure, Not Everyone Goes Insane Some Just Write a Book About It! This innovative product demonstrates the inner workings of the music industry and explores the depths that ruthless corrupted individuals will sink for revenge! This book exposes corruption in the music industry, proving it by using supporting docs; copyrights, public records, contract with Zomba-BMG.
Why I Failed in the Music Business...and how NOT to follow in my footsteps
By Steve Grossman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011 by WordCrafts Press. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Musicians have a problem. They believe in differences between the Creatives and the Suits, the Right Brains and the Left Brains, the artists and the businesspersons; differences that keep them focused on their music and ignorant of what it takes to succeed in the music business. Steve Grossman should know. He failed in the music business.
Music Business: It’s a Dirty Game! Part IV
By Tiwanda 'Ne Ne' Lovelace
Price: Free! Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This innovative product demonstrates the inner workings of the music industry and explores the depths that ruthless corrupted individuals will sink for revenge! People say that the Music Business is a dirty but they have no full idea of to what extent. They assume that these artist just sign bad deals that allow producers and managers to take everything but this is not always the case. Read...
The Secrets of Successful Songwriting
By David Oliphant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Learn the key techniques to becoming a successful songwriter. You will then see that when you express your thoughts freely, the words will follow.
How to Fail in the Music Business: Or Succeed If You'd Rather
By Joe Johnston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by Rhythm Rascal Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 1 review)
An industry insider with decades of experience tells how to avoid the pitfalls that send almost all of music industry newcomers running back home. "How to Fail" is loaded with practical advice, along with soulful insights to the heart of the business.
Music Business: It’s a Dirty Game! Part II
By Tiwanda 'Ne Ne' Lovelace
Price: Free! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Not Everyone Buckles Under Pressure, Not Everyone Goes Insane Some Just Write a Book About It! *Includes extra inserts & additional color screenshots! People always say that the Music Business is a dirty business but they have no full idea of to what extent. They assume that these artist just sign bad deals that allow producers and managers to take everything but this is not always the case!
Music Business: It’s a Dirty Game! Part III
By Tiwanda 'Ne Ne' Lovelace
Price: Free! Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This innovative product demonstrates the inner workings of the music industry and explores the depths that ruthless corrupted individuals will sink for revenge! People say that the Music Business is a dirty but they have no full idea of to what extent. They assume that these artist just sign bad deals but this is not always the case. It is important that people understand the ‘game’...
The Bold and The Terrible: How To Become a Superstar With Just an iPad, $60, and Two Weeks
By Bunny Ultramod
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In 2011, two weeks after Apple released the iPad 2, pop punk band The Ultramods released the first album recorded entirely using GarageBand on the device. This is band member Bunny Ultramod's manifesto on making music that is fast, cheap, and out of control in this new digital future.
The Art of the Soundcheck
By M. Erik Matlock
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 1 review)
The long awaited handbook for surviving in the audio production business. Mandatory reading for anyone planing a career in sound for studio or stage. M. Erik Matlock shares a wealth of wisdom earned over 20 years in audio production. He is a veteran of church, studio, stage, touring, theater, concert, corporate and installation sound.