You need to commit! Success in the music business does not happen overnight. Along the way you will hear a thousand No’s. If you want to succeed in the business your commitment will border on obsession. Start now! Knowing that it will likely take years to develop a real career, the best time to start is when you are young. If you are looking to do something big in the music biz it’s not going to happen overnight. Get started now. That clock is ticking for all of us.
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- It's one thing to dream about success in the music biz.…It's quite another to actually make it happen.…If you're going to be successful in the music business,…it will require a monumental commitment…of time and energy on your part.…Success in the music business does not happen overnight.…That's the fairy tale.…More often than not,…it takes years of work and dedication to make it happen.…Some of the most recent huge overnight…sensations in the music business…took eight to 10 years to get to that point.…
Artists like Fun, Bruno Mars,…Florida Georgia Line, come to mind.…If you're serious about success in the music business,…whether you're an artist or a music professional,…you'll need to ask yourself,…do I have eight to 10 years of dedication in me…to make this happen?…You better be serious about it.…Your commitment will be tested in a huge way.…Along the way, you're going to hear a thousand no's.…No, we don't want to book you at our club,…no, I've not listened to your music yet,…no, I don't want to be your manager,…
This course kicks off An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz, a series of 9 courses designed to teach the ins and outs of the music business to bands, managers, and songwriters. Here, Steve provides tips on assessing your talent, committing to a plan, picking partners, figuring out financials, finding ideas, and surviving in what can be a tough business. Steve's experience, and his honest take on the ups and downs of the industry, will help anyone interested in breaking through be better prepared for the realities of getting by in the music biz.