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The Art of Sound – Creative Tools for Music in the 21st Century by CE Gordon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
The Art of Sound is a creative tool to assist you in identifying the HOW from the WHAT on your journey to personal success in the music business. It features short, easy to read sections including: • Sonics of Success • Originality • Creative Currency • Brand This e-Book will help you visualize the creative professional you aspire to be in an ever changing industry.
How to Be a Great Songwriter -Songwriting Tips for You to Write a Professional Song by Angie T. Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This e-book is specifically written for beginning songwriter and songwriters who are in the first stages of their career. After offering a list of practical tips,it is meant to encourage songwriters and help them maintain a positive, healthy approach to their career in the music industry or their hobby as an artist.
How to Get Noticed, Heard and Hired by Steve Grossman
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: 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.
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. Categories: 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.
A Pocket Guide To The Music Business by John Rawling
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
So you want to make it in the music business. This book is designed to give you a broad understanding of the music business and how to think ‘outside of the box’. Questions like: Do we need an agent? Do we need a manager? How much do we pay them? How do we get a record deal? This book covers these conundrums and looks at an overview of the industry and the professions within it. Good luck!
Get Up Off Your Ass And Get A Gig by Clint McLaughlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
I have tons of trumpet students and I've written 9 books on the trumpet. Everyone wanted to know how I keep finding gigs for all of these students. Well there are a few ways to find and to make gigs that aren't taught in school. That is what this book is all about.
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!
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. Categories: 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.
Just Get Out There by Gilli Moon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Categories: 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. 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.
The Secrets of Successful Songwriting by David Oliphant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: 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.
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.