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Release Your Own Music: A Step by Step Guide by torrio
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This wonderful book teaches you how to release your own music. Everything from recording to the release party. Perfect for independent musicians.
The Venue Book: Keys To Conquering Country Music Booking by Brittany Bexton
Price: $99.50 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
"The Venue Book" is essentially the encyclopedia of country music venues. It boasts contact information for more than 3,500 venues nationwide. It contains venue listings for every state in the US, and D.C. "The Venue Book" is laid out in an easy to read format that is time saving and efficient. also contains informational & educational articles to help anyone get started with booking.
Take the Oath: A Practical Pocket Guide for the Career Indie Musician by Don Harrison
Price: Free! Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Based off the 'Oath of the Indie Musician' this book is a first hand account on what had worked, not only for the author, but for other artists he personally knew whom were making a sustainable income performing music. Step by step, detail by detail, laid out in a simple, easy- to-understand language.
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.
Indie Artist Insider Guide: Guide to Social Networking by Song Cast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Are you taking advantage of social media to promote your band and connect with fans? Learn how to promote your band by engaging with fans on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and e-mail newsletters.
Indie Artist Insider Guide: Finding Inspiration by Song Cast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Finding inspiration can sometimes be troublesome for independent artists. See how other bands, and even your location can help inspire you to write new music.
Indie Artist Insider Guide: All About Concert Promotion by Song Cast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Wondering how you can promote your next concert? Find out how you can get your fans to help you spread the word about your music, where you can find free tools and resources to promote your concert, how to find new gigs, and how you can make word of mouth advertising work for you!
Indie Artist Insider Guide: Best of the SongCast Blog by Song Cast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
SongCast's most popular blog posts are all here in one convenient book. Learn how to find the right equipment for your recording process. Find out how you can promote your band. Learn how to involve your fans. Even find out where other artists are earning their money.
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
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!
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.
How To Start Your Own Music Publishing Company by Dennis Sinnott
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Appreciation
If you've ever toyed with the idea of getting into music publishing - now you can - and for practically nothing. The reason? The rapid advance of digital has practically zeroed out overheads. This book shows you in simple steps how to do it. Here's your chance to get into the most lucrative field in the music industry! Get your copy today!
The Gangnam Style by Wiliam London
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
The Gangnam Style - The Secret Of Modern Success.. In this piece you’ll learn the following: How older and younger people feel about the Gangnam Style video clip and music, Both witty and critical perspectives from experts, Interesting statistics, Links to new age marketing, The secret to the video clip's success.
The Artist's Quickstart Guide to Building a Brand Online by Shadeed Eleazer Kevin Hite
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / direct
How do artists build a successful brand on their own terms? What separates artists who record one hit single and fade away from those who last for decades in the music industry? Unsigned artists seeking to understand the new entertainment industry now have a new resource build a successful online brand.
Social Media Success In The Music Business by Vashon Patterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Interactive & multimedia
If you want to be successful in the music industry today, Social Media and Social networking is one the most important tool, needed in order to make real success. We all live in a great age of opportunity the "THE INFORMATION AGE" Technology is moving at a dynamic pace enriching our lives, it has come at a cost (in this case the music industry. The discovery of the MP3 has brought a rise in....