It’s August 16, 1977. An assistant rushes into Hollywood agent Sue Menger’s office saying “Elvis is dead!” Responds Ms. Mengers, “Good career move.”
This music business can be a little tough. When you’re starting out, you have no money to afford managers, booking agents, or PR firms. We get that. So here are some quick little tips that might help you. Essentially, the short story is this: you know that “corporate world” that you’re so hip and cool to be avoiding? Well, be like it. Be professional. Like it or not, you’re a corporation now. Your product may be creativity and music, but you still need to sell it to buyers with money. If you want their money, treat them right.