Posts Tagged ‘plan’

Two Business Plans Experts: Part 2

In the previous post, we looked at two business plan experts and the advice they offer for building a plan. To aid in understanding how to incorporate their advice, I’ll use my business plan as an example. I’m writing a business plan for the record label start-up that my brother and I are forming.

Two Business Plans Experts

In an earlier post, we discovered it is important to build a business plan for your music business. Today we are going to look at a couple of experts on business plans and the advice they offer those building a plan.

Social Media Marketing for Your Music Business

The new digital landscape has caused an apparent tsunami in the music industry. With the rather constant barrage of reports and claims indicating that digital music downloads (both legal and illegal) are financially bringing down the industry, one might assume that digital technology is the enemy. Although a pessimistic attitude is somewhat appropriate for those […]

Music Law: Interview with Attorney Evita G. Kaigler

One of the entertainment attorneys I connected with this past month while researching music law was Evita G. Kaigler. She founded The Law Offices of Evita G. Kaigler in Atlanta, Georgia, a law practice designed to create change within the music space by advocating for musical integrity and supporting the people who create the music. […]

Artist and Product Management

Artist and product management are two seemingly different areas of management, but both rely upon the other for the success of an artist’s career. An artist manager could develop a quality artist, but without product, such as music, tickets, and merchandise, there would be no revenue generated. A product manager could develop great products that […]

Artist Management: An Interview with Sam FISH Fisher

A few months back I came into contact with up-and-coming electro-pop artist Santa Leja. I’ve been monitoring her incredible marketing campaign, promoting her recent single across multiple social networking platforms. Her music has generated a buzz across both the Internet and radio. Such an organized and well-focused promotion can only mean that a top-notch manager […]

The Cashflow Quadrant for Musicians

The Cashflow Quadrant is a concept made popular by Robert Kiyosaki in his book Cashflow Quadrant. The Quadrant is made up of four segments: E, S, B, and I. E stands for employee, S stands for self-employed, B stands for business owner, and I stands for investor. By understanding the Cashflow Quadrant and applying it […]

Business Plans and Budgets

I recently participated in a couple of online workshops offered by the SCORE Association. SCORE offers free counseling and advice for America’s small businesses and entrepreneurs. The workshops were titled Developing a Business Plan and Preparing a Cash Budget. I’ll take a few of the points presented in the workshops and apply them to the […]

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