The music business is rough. Every day, many people decide to make a career out of their passion for music. However, only those that actually make a name for themselves in their music careers do so only by working harder and smarter than those around them. But how do you get started on a path that is only defined by your work ethic and stamina? Max Snow shares in this article the effort it takes to make a solid music career.
As an artist, your job will involve wearing many hats. This means that in addition to being creative, you have to be a business person. While networking and promoting yourself during the day, you continue to hone your craft for your show that night. Align yourself with other musicians and industry professionals so that you can meet the people that can take your career to the next level. Finally, always make sure you are discovering new ways for your music to be heard to the masses and, potentially, your next big break. Check out Max Snow’s article on jumpstarting your music career on MusicThinkTank.com.
“How serious are you about your music career? This question might seem silly, but knowing the answer is essential to defining your personal success. Do you want this to be your side job or your career? Figure this out for yourself and you can approach your career with purpose, and this will be evident in your work.”