If you just received a rejection letter, it’s alright (in fact recommended) that you respect your feelings. If you feel down, by all means go have a bottle of wine or sleep in three days in a row. However, never ever, even if you’re drunk or depressed, do any of these things that could sabotage your career before it even started.
You don’t want to climb the corporate ladder. Why work for others when you can work for yourself. That is a very brave and is in fact, very commendable trait of millennials. Why, if everyone only applies this and strives really hard to attain their goals, then the world will be a much better place. But we all know this is impossible.
Introverts may not talk much but they’re the types of people that are good listeners. Play up with your strengths by developing your listening skills. Here are other ways you can be great at networking even if you’re not much of a talker.
We want to market ourselves as freelance artists and we want to market our works. However, when the opportunity strikes for us to introduce ourselves to an individual or to a crowd, we fumble and only manage to let our a soft squeal. Here are some ways you can “tone down” and become casual with your self-promotion without actually toning down or becoming less aggressive.
Remember that there are many great musicians forming bands every day. If your band has a bad reputation and you don’t do anything to improve it, it could be a hindrance to your career. Here, you will read some ways for you and your band NOT to gain bad reputation.
OK Go, Madonna, Daft Punk, Lady Gaga. These are very famous musicians but there are certainly many artists that sing better than them. But why are they so famous? The answer is simple: they have created a brand. With this article, answer some questions that could help you define your brand.
James Hill is a veteran of the music industry. He first worked at Warner Reprise Records then later joined Interscope/ Geffen Records where he managed producers and songwriters and got his first platinum record for Keyshia Cole’s The Way It Is. He is now helping indie artists with branding and manufacturing through his company Unified Manufacturing, a CD/DVD/vinyl and merch company in LA.