How To Promote Yourself And Make Money Let’s say you meet a busy record executive or producer and they need to hear you play right away. A Demo CD is always a good thing to have for that moment. Busy executives and producers will not have time to go to your website and most likely…

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Collecting email address of Songwriters and Artist is a very effective way to keep in touch and keep you on their list of people to call when they are in need of a drummer. Send out a monthly or weekly email to your list and keep in touch. Find out what they are doing and…

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How To Promote Yourself And Make Money I have been hired more times at songwriter’s nights than in any other way. Go to Songwriters nights and meet the performing songwriters. Ask for their email addresses and keep in touch. Songwriters always need demo’s recorded and are constantly play out to get their songs heard. Offer…

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How To Promote Yourself And Make Money Your website is your business card. It should have everything about you as a professional musician. Include the following: 1. Bio (include a list of all the instruments you can play. This matters when it comes to pay.) 2. Audio demo (four songs in different styles) 3. Contact…

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A simple newsletter is a very effective way to keep in contact with your email list. You can design one yourself with a word processor or better yet, use Microsoft Publisher which has many templates for newsletters built in. You can also use an automated email company to send out your emails also. I recommend…

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You have just bought a method that is going to make you money. Having the ability to write a drum chart quickly and play songs accurately and correctly will keep you employed. When you have learned the charting method, you will be able to get land a gig playing for National acts, road bands and…

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How To Promote Yourself And Make Money The best way for anyone to trust that you are a great player and is better that a CD, is seeing for themselves. Go out to clubs and see if you can sit in with a band. (Some bands might not let you because they have a certain…

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Your knowledge of the material matters. If you know more about all the songs than the drummer who came in to the audition before you who do you think will get the gig? Being prepared and ready to go is the key to getting the paying job. If you have songs charted and can play…

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