One of the best parts of being an entrepreneur in the modern music business is that you can be your own boss and choose which artistic projects you want to work on, surrounded by other bootstrapping creatives. Unfortunately, there is not much oversight and paperwork found at the grassroots level.Read More →

If you are an active member of the music industry, you’re going to need business cards. Genuine and long-lasting relationships in business still happen by meeting in real life – and in those cases, asking the CEO to hand over his custom-made, diamond-encrusted iPhone X to a complete stranger soRead More →

As professional musicians, our Christmas season can inspire a wide variety of feelings. From emotions of joy (sometimes in monetary form) gifted to classy performers on the corporate holiday party circuit, to emotions of annoyance from punk drummers that the mall has decided to only play the same Michael BubléRead More →

A lot of talented musicians have trouble talking about their art. They compose and play beautiful music, but can’t figure out how to get their message across to those who haven’t heard the material before. This is where an artist bio comes in. Displayed on their website, the bio isRead More →

“…love, ageless and ever…ever…green…” The Barbra Streisand classic, Evergreen, is one of the songs I grew up loving. I won’t lie, it was sort of the (main) reason I wanted to read that Noah Fleming book of the same name I stumbled upon in the business section at my localRead More →

I would like to begin this piece with a moment of respectful silence in memory of my autocorrect feature, which died in the process of writing this article.  If you haven’t heard by now, Danielle Bregoli, AKA Bhad Bhabie, AKA the “Cash Me Outside” girl just signed a deal withRead More →

I love making people happy. That’s probably why through college I found retail a fulfilling day job. As many of you readers here are musicians with day jobs (some in retail), I thought I’d show you the different skills these non-musical-gigs require, that you might not even know can helpRead More →