Well, you love music so much that you have decided you want to start a record label of your own. This can be a very exciting step and a fun one. The good news is, anyone can start their own record label if they know the right steps. It won't be an easy road by any means, but it is possible if you really desire to do it.
Adventuring out and creating your record label is a gutsy thing to do. You can succeed if you follow a few KEY steps and stick with them. Your record label will fail if you don't.
So as the Ramones would say, "Hey Ho, Let's Go!"
Key #1: BE PASSIONATE
You need to love music and be so passionate about it that you are willing to put in the hours of hard work and effort it takes START A RECORD LABEL. If your passionate, you will have that important drive that would make any new start up record label succeed.
Key #2: FIND GOOD TALENT
It is essential when you start a record label to have quality artists on your label roster. This is just common sense. Without good talent, no
one will be interested in THEIR music on YOUR record label.
Be sure to check into: THE ULTIMATE RECORD LABEL HANDBOOK on details on HOW to find good talent and all the details on how to
Key #3: LEARN HOW TO MARKET YOUR RECORD LABEL
You can have some of the best artists on your label but the truth is, if you don't market them and your record label, no one will even know. And even worse, no marketing (or poor marketing) will lead to slow sales, which will lead to your own empty pockets. There are very effective ways to market your record label and bands. This is also covered in The Ultimate Record Label Handbook mentioned above.
Now, these are only 3 key steps you need to cover when you start a record label. There are more, but these are essential.
So get out there and start your record label. Don't be afraid, you can do it! Just imagine how much fun it will be owning your own record label and doing what you love! Now, how many people can actually say they LOVE their job? And hey, just remember, it only takes ONE hit song, ONE hit band, or ONE hit album and your label's success can explode!
Stick with these 3 key steps and you will be on your way to a life in the music biz!
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D. Herren is an author, webdesigner, and...music lover!