The journey of musicpreneurs is never an easy one. Despite your ability to create great music, you find the march exhausting when you find even the most touted strategies do not work for you. Despite your wish to be a full time or semi-professional musician, here are a few points that will make your musicpreneur journey rewarding and successful.


Take ownership

Depending on what you define as a success — a set income, gigs that pay regularly, paid sponsorships, highly supportive fanbase, enough income to be able to quit a full-time job or a purchaser for your music — state the objective clearly and commit to it.

Check the foundation

Whatever be your venture in life, a clear focus on action and the right mi-set will give you the desired results. Without them, you are only wasting your precious time, money and effort.

Determine your present position and where you want to be

Take an honest assessment of where you stand now and decide where you wish to be. This will help you decide if your aim is realistic and what you will require making it work.

Have clear-cut goals

Decide your long-term as well as short-term goals. Decide you want to be signed eventually or you wish to move forward all alone. Work on the right mindset to get you there. This will require focus and a disciplined working. Time and again remind yourself of your goals to stay charged.

Perfect your band

Assess what you give your audience and how it is given. Know the genre of your music. Carry out a strong branding exercise to attract sponsorships, fans, exposure, partnerships, and venues. This will help boost your income substantially.

Handle your finances rightly

Learn to keep your personal and business finances separate. You must decide who you will accept and spend the money related to your business and set up ways to prepare for the same. You can grow your money, only when you know your money.

By Patrick Hill on June 19, 2018.