As every successful musician knows, carving out a career in the music industry involves more than just musical skill, and also requires an ability to market yourself and your music to potential fans. Here we provide six key tips for those just starting out in decidedly tough industry.
In this latest post on MusicThinkTank, contributor Dan Matthews offers six valuable pointers for musicians learning the challenging but essential art of marketing themselves and their music.
"First and foremost, if you’re going to try to succeed in music, you have to get comfortable with the business end of the deal. This comes naturally to some but not so easily to others, especially in a business that revolves so heavily around art. Gaining familiarity with business concepts like branding, promotion, and sales will go a long way in helping you succeed.