Music Business Handbook and Career Guide

Music Business Handbook and Career Guide


  • Release: 2015-12-23
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 600 page
  • ISBN: 9781506303147
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This powerhouse best-selling text remains the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the music industry. The breadth of coverage that Music Business Handbook and Career Guide, Eleventh Edition offers surpasses any other resource available. Readers new to the music business and seasoned professionals alike will find David Baskerville and Tim Baskerville’s handbook an indispensable resource, regardless of their specialty within the music field. This text is ideal for introductory courses such as Introduction to the Music Business, Music and Media, and Music Business Foundations as well as more specialized courses such as the record industry, music careers, artist management, and more. The fully updated Eleventh Edition includes coverage of key topics such as copyright, licensing, songwriting, concert venues, and the entrepreneurial musician. Uniquely, it provides career-planning insights on dozens of job categories in the diverse music industry.

The Musician s Handbook

The Musician s Handbook


  • Release: 2008
  • Publisher: Billboard Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 288 page
  • ISBN: 0823099709
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Offering straightforward information and insights for musicians of all level of experience, a thoroughly revised handbook provides up-to-date guidelines on music industry trends, details on pricing and legal issues in the digital age, how-to tips for do-it-yourself and independent musicians, and tips on royalties, advances, live performances, merchandising, and more. Original.

The The Artist s Guide to Success in the Music Business

The The Artist s Guide to Success in the Music Business


  • Release: 2013-11-13
  • Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 456 page
  • ISBN: 9781608325795
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The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition, is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music today. Full of practical advice, this music industry book provides comprehensive details on how to achieve self-empowerment and optimize your success in today’s music business. From production and performance tips to marketing and career-building advice, this music business book instructs and empowers artists on how to take the hard-earned lessons of a fellow musician and put them to work in their own careers. Take your music from passion to profession From promotion and performance tips to marketing and career-building advice, Loren Weisman serves up lessons culled from his twenty years as a working musician and a music business consultant. Get straight-talk from the road and the studio in areas such as: • Creating the best plan for their career • Touring • Booking gigs • Performing • Recording from pre- through post-production • Branding a band • Fundraising and working with investors • Marketing and promotions The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition, is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music today. Full of practical advice, this music industry book provides comprehensive details on how to achieve self-empowerment and optimize your success in today’s music business. From production and performance tips to marketing and career-building advice, this music business book instructs and empowers artists on how to take the hard-earned lessons of a fellow musician and put them to work in their own careers.

Business Writing For Dummies

Business Writing For Dummies


  • Release: 2017-04-05
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 360 page
  • ISBN: 9781119369011
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Business writing that gets results The ability to write well is a key part of your professional success. From reports and presentations to emails and Facebook posts, whether you're a marketer, customer service rep, or manager, being able to write clearly and for the right audience is critical to moving your business forward. The techniques covered in this new edition of Business Writing For Dummies will arm you with the skills you need to write better business communications that inform, persuade, and win business. How many pieces of paper land on your desk each day, or emails in your inbox? Your readers–the people you communicate with at work–are no different. So how can you make your communications stand out and get the job done? From crafting a short and sweet email to bidding for a crucial project, Business Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need to achieve high-impact business writing. Draft reports, proposals, emails, blog posts, and more Employ editing techniques to help you craft the perfect messages Adapt your writing style for digital media Advance your career with great writing In today's competitive job market, being able to write well is a skill you can't afford to be without–and Business Writing For Dummies makes it easy!

How To Make It in the New Music Business  Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician  Second Edition

How To Make It in the New Music Business Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician Second Edition


  • Release: 2019-11-05
  • Publisher: Liveright Publishing
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 416 page
  • ISBN: 9781631496325
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Hailed as an “indispensable” guide (Forbes), How to Make It in the New Music Business returns in this extensively revised and expanded edition. When How to Make It in the New Music Business hit shelves in 2016, it instantly became the go-to resource for musicians eager to make a living in a turbulent industry. Widely adopted by music schools everywhere and considered “the best how- to book of its kind” (Music Connection), it inspired thousands to stop waiting around for that “big break.” Now trusted as the leading expert for “do it yourself” artists, Ari Herstand returns with this second edition, maintaining that a stable career can be built by taking advantage of the many tools at our fi ngertips: conquering social media, mastering the art of merchandising, embracing authentic fan connection, and simply learning how to persevere. Comprehensively updated to include the latest online trends and developments, it offers inspiring success stories across media such as Spotify and Instagram. The result is a must- have for anyone hoping to navigate the increasingly complex yet advantageous landscape that is the modern music industry.

The Musician s Business and Legal Guide

The Musician s Business and Legal Guide


  • Release: 2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 458 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015064213104
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Advises would-be musicians on getting started, obtaining copyrights, selecting managers, and related matters.

Business Basics for Musicians

Business Basics for Musicians


  • Release: 2015-08-01
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 312 page
  • ISBN: 9781495050367
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(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). There has never been a greater need for musicians to understand the music business than now, when emerging technologies make it possible for artists to act as their own record labels, and new contracts are structured to grab the biggest slice of an artist's revenue pie. But in a digital age overflowing with confusing and ever-changing information, musicians need trusted business advice from a veteran artist who can break down the basics in a language they understand. Written by a professional musician for other musicians, Business Basics for Musicians is the layperson's guide to the music industry. In a conversational tone and an easy-to-scan format, it simplifies five vital areas in which musicians need to succeed: Career Execution, Business Relationships, Pro Teams, Deals and Dollars, and Future Predictions. Everything from copyright to record deals, managers, merchandising, and doing it yourself is covered. With interviews, anecdotes, and review quizzes, this must-have manual will help artists master business essentials quickly so they can get back to doing what they love best creating music.

100 Careers in the Music Business

100 Careers in the Music Business


  • Release: 2008
  • Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 312 page
  • ISBN: 0764139142
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Presents an Introduction to the music industry, describing such jobs as music publisher, artist manager, composer, video director, publicist, and music editor, along with extended interviews with people actually employed in these positions.

Monetizing Entertainment

Monetizing Entertainment


  • Release: 2016-11-03
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 622 page
  • ISBN: 9781317499459
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Monetizing Entertainment: An Insider's Handbook for Careers in the Entertainment & Music Industry offers a thorough, guided exploration of the current state of the industry, with an emphasis on trends in copyright, digital streaming, and practical advice for developing a career as an artist, technician, or industry executive. This book investigates a variety of topics within the entertainment and music industry, ranging from traditional and emerging business models to intellectual property rights to the creative destruction happening currently. The book strategically outlines the existing gaps that make being successful as an artist a dynamic interaction between creativity and business. This book includes the following: An overview of the creative destruction process that has destroyed some of the old business models and created a number of career options. A look at innovative, entrepreneurial career options. A step-by-step examination for both creative and business professionals of the administrative and financial structures of the industry. Detailed analysis of trends and topics shaping the current entertainment and music industry drawn from insiders' perspectives and other contemporary resources. An accompanying website (www.routledge.com/cw/wacholtz), hosting case studies, videos, data, infographics, and blog posts on business models, is the perfect companion to this authoritative resource.

Music Business Essentials

Music Business Essentials


  • Release: 2018-10-22
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 196 page
  • ISBN: 9781442274556
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Music Business Essentials takes musicians and beginning business students on a journey which imparts not only vital “nuts and bolts” information about the business of music, but provides inspirational and practical tips from a veteran traveler who has successfully navigated his own music business path to success for over 25 years.