hero image for Learning Path: Become a Music Business Entrepreneur

Become a Music Business Entrepreneur

An entrepreneur in the music business understands the industry's history, learns from the latest trends, and creatively pushes the boundaries of art and sound. This learning path provides best practices for working in the music business.
Learn the roles and inner workings of the music business.
Understand music law and social media best practices.
Sell & Promote your music, merchandise, and digital releases.
Try for free

Part of your Lynda.com membership.

18 Hours of expert-created video tutorials
Practice to reinforce what you learned
Certify your achievement
Advance your career
1
course illustration for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 01: The Big Picture
2
course illustration for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 02: Making Great Music
3
course illustration for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 03: Treating Your Career as a Business
4
course illustration for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 04: Building a Professional Team
5
course illustration for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 05: Managers
6
course illustration for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 06: Marketing and Promotion
7
course illustration for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 07: Record Labels
8
course illustration for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 08: Music Publishing
9
course illustration for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 09: Touring
10
course illustration for Getting Started in the Business of Songwriting
11
course illustration for Super Fans: The Future of the Music Industry
12
course illustration for Social Media Basics for Musicians and Bands
13
course illustration for YouTube for Musicians and Bands
14
course illustration for Facebook for Musicians and Bands
15
course illustration for Twitter for Musicians and Bands
16
course illustration for Mailing List Management for Musicians and Bands
17
course illustration for Music Law: Managing a Band's Business
18
course illustration for Music Law: Copyrighting a Song
19
course illustration for Music Law: Recording, Management, Rights, and Performance Contracts
20
course illustration for Selling Music: MP3s, Streams, and CDs
21
course illustration for Selling Music Merchandise
22
course illustration for Digital Release and Promotion Strategies for Musicians
23
course illustration for Music Taxes and Accounting

You'll learn the music business with these experts.