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The Christian Band Handbook by Marie Wise
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 166,350. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by UnLeashed Arts. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Adult
Why Learn from the School of Hard Knocks if You Don’t Have To? The Christian Band Handbook is a step by step how-to guide for building a Christian band that brings people closer to Jesus. If you are willing to work diligently while keeping God as your first love, you can create an extraordinary music ministry. The Christian Band Handbook contains the practical advice needed to impact the world.
How to Build a Web SIte That Sells by Mihkel Raud
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"How to Build a Music Web Site That Sells" is the ultimate step-by-step guide to the best-kept secrets of selling more CDs and downloads than most independent musicians can think of.
The Music Business is Corrupt... or Maybe You Just Can't Sing? by Professor Butler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
LET’S KEEP IT 100% REAL: WHEN THERE’S NO ONE LEFT TO BLAME, MAYBE ITS YOU! “The Music Business is Corrupt… or Maybe You Just Can’t Sing?” is a no-nonsense, self-help book for struggling musicians and anyone in any industry that feels as if something or someone is holding them back. Designed to candidly but lovingly teach you how to get your act together and take responsibility for your career.
The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2015 by J. Paul Dyson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This indispensable directory is a must-have for anyone wanting to make it in the music industry! It gives you: hundreds of record labels; hundreds of music managers; indexes by genre, so you can quickly find all the right listings; and access to overseas markets. It also provides free access to the entire current databases online, including over 1,400 record labels, and over 900 managers.
The Art of the Soundcheck by M. Erik Matlock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment(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.
Clive: Working for the Man in the Age of Vinyl by Don Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In 1978, at age 21, after years of playing in a band, the author was hired by Clive Davis to be a talent scout for his new label, Arista Records. It was a dream job for somebody who'd lived and breathed music. The only problem was it was 1981, disco topped the charts and Clive was more interested in having hits and building his empire than making great records. A riff on life, ambition and music.
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. Categories: 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.
An Independent Musician’s Guide To: How to Make $100K in the Music Business Without a Record Deal by Lamont Clark
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
Read closely, there are no easy ways to riches! This is NOT a get rich quick book;it's NOT an “easy” guide to making money, and there are NO secrets in this book. The formula to make six figures with your money is quite simple, and if you want to really make money with you music without chasing a record deal, then you need to read this book!
Your Band Is A Virus - Expanded Edition by James Moore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
“Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition” is the bigger and better sequel to 2010's bestselling book "Your Band Is A Virus - Behind-the-Scenes & Viral Marketing for the Independent Musician". Almost double the size of it's predecessor, "Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition" is the ultimate music marketing guide for serious independent musicians and bands.
Entertainment Law Mentor: Negotiating Exclusive Songwriting Agreements by C. Stephen Weaver
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
A detailed “how to” book about negotiating the large print, the fine print, and everything in between which is commonly found in exclusive songwriting agreements. Steve Weaver presents a template exclusive songwriting agreement and then explains what each paragraph of the agreement means (even translating it into plain English) and he then proceeds to list, analyze and discuss important points.
The Social Music Revolution Revealed by College Boy Publishing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
The Social Revolution Revealed is the only book you'll need to become successful online in marketing your music and yourself. FROM THE PEOPLE ACTUALLY CHANGING THE FUTURE OF MUSIC.
Taking the Crowd to the Cloud - Social Media for the Music Industry by Kelli Richards
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 20,580. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
“Taking the Crowd to the Cloud - Social Media for the Music Industry” raises the bar and demystifies social media, helps you THRIVE in any economy and transforms your marketing mindset. It features 10 top social networks for musicians and maximizes your social media to build and keep your audience.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(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.
The Rock and Roll Times - Music Industry Bible by Will Beattie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Rock and Roll Times- Music Industry Bible's aim is to show bands how they can do it for themselves. From recording their CD, to PRS and Publishing, to getting a Manager, Touring, Press and Publicity, Merchandise, How to set up their own Record Label amongst other chapters on all aspects of the music industry. This is a music industry guide for the New Music Business.
Why I Failed in the Music Business...and how NOT to follow in my footsteps by Steve Grossman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: 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.
The Solo Performer by Doc Michaels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book is for anyone who has decided they would like to be a solo performer of some kind; a One Man Band, a DJ, a stand up comic, a magician, etc. It covers how to define your act, target your audience, target your venues; set up your stage, sound system and lights. Get the gig, advertise and promote the gig. How to become a producer; create events, fund raisers, and profitable shows, and more!
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
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!
And The Band Broke Up by Matt Kramer
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
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.
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. Categories: 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.