World of Management in The Music Industry
Your dreams are an ambition, your voice is a performance upon guidance and diligence. Every artist has a right to go after their dreams and be able to make a statement.
But as an artist comes responsibilities.
What do I mean by responsibilities?
Sales, Tickets, Concerts, Promotion, Advertisements, Social Media.
Yes, an artist can work on their own. But sometimes, you need a backup team as to succeed upon the road of dreams.
That is why you need management and a team of professionals that can give you an edge within the world of market. The greatest part about management, they can understand your vision, and being able to expand your brand upon where you wanna be.
You can understand that the world of dreams is a long road as you start your career within music. You can understand that the world of dreams comes with much duration within your skin.
But the greatest vision about management, they can construct the background. While you are representing your brand and style. That is the greatest part about The Music Industry, you have a team of people who are supporting your dream upon a standard foundation.
Responsibilities upon Management
Working with agencies upon contract between the organization, networks, and artist.
Interviews and audition to scout potential clients.
Work with artist upon marketing plans and tours.
Stable communication between the artist
Work with networking upon negotiation between cost that represents the artist.
Cost and fees within travels, tours, promotion, etc.
Marketing and advertising activities.
Negotiate with promoters and agents.
Work with equipment and facilities.
Book interviews, coaches, and trainers
Bookkeeping and financial obligation.
As a manager, you have a lot of responsibilities, and you must be serious within the Music Industry. But as an artist, you must work with management and agents as to succeed towards the next level. You want to be performing, work with the big guns, be advertised on the famous platforms, movies and tv industries, networks and big representation, tours, and a big audience.
Listen, the work is not easy, but if you trust the manager and their duties. You will achieve your dreams in every way. Yes, you will go far doing it on your own. But as an artist, you need a manager that is going to be able to push upon the hard work.
I am going to be real
If you work with the Music Industry, GIVE THEM RESPECT AND UNDERSTAND THEIR CONCEPT TOWARDS YOUR BRAND.
Open Words to Management
If you are a manager and you are working with artist. You need to have an open communication between you and the artist. You need to be able to understand their vision, and not a change who they are. Every artist has a brand that is unique and open. Every artist has a vision of how they see upon transformation.
Management, work with the vision, and be able to strategies upon how you are going to make this work. Are you going to give the artist a direction? Are you going to implement your ideas as to stabilizing a proper turn? Are you going to work with the brand and movement? Where will you invest upon a profit and expense? How will you bring the audience and be able to book the performance?
Work with artist and enhance their vision. The key to music is being able to find a balance and taking advantage of the market within innovation.
Within the Music Industry, an artist needs direction, and moderation within its center. I can understand how challenging your work can be as an artist. But if you push and make the wave clear. You are the manager with a vision, and I am proud of your SUCCESS.
Alright, lets get back to business.
Where do you get discovered within Management?
As an artist, you will come across opportunities, and you need management as to guide your progress. Managers will come to you when they see your potential.
So where do managers scout potential clients.
- Social Media
- Artist Management submissions
- Bars & Venues
- Live gigs
- And others
Within the World of management, there are many opportunities. All you got to do is spread your wing and act upon your ambitious love of music.
How do you know if a manager is legit?
Here are some procedures:
- Degree in Music Business, or experience in the music industry
- A business with awards and a list of clients that have succeeded within the music industry.
- Understanding of the Music industry and the background (Ask questions)
- Legal business, card, and a detail plan for your career.
Understand the process
- Do not sign anything without a lawyer or attorney present.
- Management agreement within Contract, territory, and compensation
- Agreement in verbal and writing
- Both parties within management and the artist should be on the same page.
- A manager who wants to meet late at night and has an act that is not legitimate.
- Drunk, lazy, not focus. Be Careful
- Somebody who claims to be part of the industry, but never earned anything in the music industry.
Let me be clear, I have no experience in the Music Industry. I am working towards becoming an assistant and artist management. Right now, I am only creating a world to develop artist at this point.
So far, I gave you a bit of insight of what the Music Industry is about. I love developing artist and their potential within the Music Industry.
As an artist, you can succeed and make a commitment towards your dreams. If you understand the Music Industry and its potential. Everything will become clear and better along the way.