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Music Industry Quick Tips

These music industry quick tips offer fast and easy advice you can use today - right now - to give your music career a boost. Whether you're just jumping into music or need something to take your career to the next level, these tips will help give you the edge you need to keep things fresh and make it in music.

Music Industry Communication 101
In the music industry, professional communication matters. Find out how to put your best foot forward as you reach out to potential music business partners in this music industry 101 guide.

Music Industry Quick Tips
Looking for some quick music industry tips to give your music career a boost? Browse these quick and easy music business tips to help you get started in the music business, take your career in a new direction, or just get a little inspiration to try something new. Be sure to bookmark this page so you don't miss any new tips as they are added!

Avoid the Local Music Scene Trap
Local music scenes can be a double edged sword. In this music industry quick tip, learn to avoid letting local music scene success become a trap.

Biggest Problems for Indie Musicians - Biggest Problems for U…
The music industry is a two class system, with majors controlling most of the money and market and indies trying to find a foot in the door. What are the biggest problems indie musicians and indie music companies face when trying to make a living in music? Share your thoughts.

Hire a Music Lawyer
If you are facing music contracts, you may be wondering how to hire a music lawyer. There is more to the process than just looking up a lawyer in the phone book. You need to hire an entertainment lawyer that can handle your case and fit your budget. Learn more about hiring a music lawyer.

Music Industry Quick Tip: Communicate Like a Professional
The music business is less formal than some industries, but it's not as informal as you think. You need to communicate with music industry colleguages in a professional manner if you are serious about learning how to work in the music industry. Find out more about professional communication in the music business.

What NOT To Pay for in Your Music Career
The path to music industry success is littered with scams. Find out what you should NOT pay for in your music career so you can avoid these music industry scams.

Twitter Tips for the Music Industry
Twitter has become more and more important to music industry, but to get the most bang for your buck, you've got to be smart about how you use it. These Twitter tips for the music industry will help you tap into the Twitter promo power.

Choose the Right Music Venue
Choosing the right music club or music venue for your gig can make a big difference to the success of the show. Find out more about how to choose a music venue, including how picking the right music club can impact how your audience experiences the show, how well you play and of course, your bottom line.

Swap a Gig
If you don't have a music agent on the case for you, one of the easiest ways to get a show out of town is work out a friendly gig swapping arrangment with another musician in another town. Find out how bands swap shows and how it can work for you.

Make a New Music Industry Contact
Who you know matters a lot in the music industry, but that doesn't have to be as scary as it sounds. The music business contact that could make all the difference to your music career might just be an email away - all you have to do is reach out. Take this opportunity to reach out and try to make a new music industry contact.

Update Your Music Promo Package
Music promotion packs/music press packs are your calling card when you want to promote your music, but it gets stale pretty fast. Is your music press pack up to date? Find out if you need to get your music promotion kit an update.

Tidy Up Your MySpace Music Page
Does your MySpace music page need a little work? Set aside some time and clean up your MySpace music page to get the most out of it. Here are the things you need to know to make your best MySpace music page.

Build a Music Press Database
The music business quick tip for success for the week of Sept 1 2008 involves building a music industry media database.

Music Industry Quick Tip: Cooperate and Collaborate
In the independent/underground music industry, where cash can be tight, there is one thing that can be worth its weight in gold - cooperation. Find out why cooperation is key in the indie music industry and how indie musicians, labels, promoters and more can work together to give everyone a step up in this music industry quick tip.

Music Industry Quick Tip - Make It Easy for Your Fans
What is one the easiest ways to keep your fans excited about your music? Make it easy for them to get your music, discuss your music and engage in the general business of being a fan. In this music industry quick tip, find out why you should always make it as easy as possible for your fans to get what they want, even if it means a little more...

Music Industry Quick Tip: Follow the Rules
When you're trying to establish yourself in the music industry, you're bound to bump up against one thing: music business rules. The label has rules about how to submit your demo. The venue has rules on how you should pitch for a show. The PR company has rules about how you should send your music to them. In this music industry quick tip, find...

More Music Industry Home Truths
The first collection of music industry home truths busted many myths. In this new collection, get even more home truths about the music industry to save yourself from making mistakes as you build your music career.

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