Listen to Millicent’s take on chosing a photographer, communicate with them and prep everything to get a perfect shot for your press kit.
A press kit might sound as a very grandiose thing, something that only famous people with managers and exclusive labels have. However, you’ll be surprised of how soon in your career someone will ask for yours! Press kits make life easier for promoters and event organizers, and they also help you maintain a solid, stylish and reliable image as a professional artiste.
I am happy to say Sound Connections has invited me to make the keynote speech of their event “Get Business Ready”, dedicated to entrepreneurship in music.
Motivational and general advice towards a positive attitude is great and always useful in the music (or any) industry, where so many obstacles can get in the way of your progress and stability. However, to trully achieve success, you need more practical information, you need a concrete insight of how things work and what strategies can propel your career forward
How do you actually survive and find success as a solo artiste in music? Let’s start with a phrase you shall keep in mind: being solo doesn’t mean working alone. But what does that actually mean? Listen the new episode of Success Beyond The Score to find out.
Despite what we would like, success in the music industry has more to it than passion, dedication and discipline. A lot of external factors play into determining whether or not you will be able to get gigs regularly, grow in digital platforms or sign with a record label. Don’t worry, thought, because there are resources available for you to identify and overcome these challenges along the way.
Listen to Millicent’s advice in regards of song share splits in this episode of Success Beyond The Score.
Different people learn differently, and as much as I trust my podcast Success Beyond The Score, I know that, for some, reading is the best way to grasp new concepts. For that reason, among others, I wrote Revealed: 25 Secrets Of The Successful Gigging Musician, Singer, Rapper & Spoken Word Artiste, a booklet that condenses a lot of what I have learned in my extense career as a professional musician.
In this episode of “Success Beyond The Score”, Millicent helps you find some strategies to deal with personality clashes and keep your band on rails.