Brad, author of The Music Entrepreneur Blog, is back to discuss the past 3 years, consistency, and music during the pandemic.
Hey guys! A pretty cool opportunity for musicians has come up and it involved performing for the TTC - Toronto Transit Commission. They are looking for new musicians to perform on TTC grounds. On top of having a great opportunity to perform, get paid tips, sell cds/merch, and hand out business cards - you also [...]
The Learning NEVER ends! Hey guys! As you know, being an entrepreneur (a Music Entrepreneur, wink) means you are constantly learning about new ways to improve your business. Behind every newly learned lesson are a dozen new questions about something you've maybe never even heard of. This is both the exciting and the tedious nature of [...]
A quick "pre-read" word: Here's an article I found on Forbes.com. The article uses an example (Kolar) to show us a bit about looking at music as a business. One statement from the article I personally disagree with is: “At this point, don't bother being a band if you aren't willing to tour, and by [...]
Hi Fam!! Today is all about being inspired and overcoming fear. I want to talk to you if you have doubts that are holding you back. A slight shifting of your attitude could dramatically improve your situation as a pro musician. Please remember to share this article so that we can help as many people [...]
Getting a shoe in the door, as a musician, is a very challenging part of what we do. There are so many musicians trying to gain a spot on the rosters of venues everywhere. When it comes to how to find gigs it's super important to be persistent and to not quit.
"...Flat out asking for tips can be a little tacky (in my opinion) and I try to avoid doing that. I've heard some guys and gals that are really good at doing just that. Unfortunately for me though, I'm not a natural salesman. That's why I really love this method..." (excerpt from this very article [...]
This article is designed to educate you (and give you tips) about how to perform gigs for booking agencies. I'll talk about the Pros and Cons and give you an overview of my experiences in this world. Hopefully there is a lot you will be able to take out of this article and apply to [...]
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The video is FINALLY here! This is my Inspirational Music Entrepreneur Video. Michael Dodds of G6 (www.group6productions.com) has been hard at work helping me put this video together so a HUGE thanks to you, Micheal. It was such a pleasure working together! This is footage from Tuesday, August 8th 2017 in Edinburgh. I performed three [...]