Join Cliff Goldmacher for an in-depth discussion in this video Career tips, part of One Minute Motivational Tips for Songwriters.
- [Instructor] The next 20 motivational tips … are going to be all about creating and sustaining … a career in songwriting. … A songwriting career is absolutely, positively a marathon … and not a sprint, and it's going to take … a lot of perseverance and focus … to maintain a career over a long period of time, … so that's what these tips are going to be all about. … …
- Sitting down to write
- Finding inspiration in literature
- Making it personal
- Overcoming fear
- Finding the best time to write
- Learning the business of music
- Learning from peers
- Finding a collaborator
- Building your catalog
- Performing your songs live
- Pitching your songs
- Being persistent and resilient
- Balancing patience and impatience
- Remembering your motivation
- Counting your blessings
- Writing what moves you
Skill Level Beginner
Songwriting Techniques with Chordswith Julian Velard2h Intermediate
1. Songwriting Pointers
2. Songwriting Career Tips
3. The Big Picture
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