Building Your Music “Business”

It was the mid 1970s when I first got the bug to become a musician. I was already in my teens and so the early development of learning an instrument had already past. I wanted to be a musician but wasn’t very good at any instrument except my voice. So I became a “singer”. I…

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Residuals: The Artist’s Cash Machine

A man holding his guitar in a case

You’ve heard about residuals? You know, residuals, those little checks that come in long after the work is done?’ (Read on at the bottom for another way to residuals) Record a song, it plays on radio stations, you get paid every time it plays and you don’t even know it is playing, you just get…

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Tour with the Musiterania™ Network

A crowd attending a concert

One of the main ideas behind the creation of Musiterania™ is creating a network of local chapters of Musiteranians to offer members opportunities to perform in concerts and recitals, do workshops, and masterclasses. Over time the number of chapters will grow as will the membership. As it grows the network to be created is at…

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The Challenge of the Referring New Members

Sharing on Purpose

Look…I get it. Believe me I do. You are thinking to yourself that “there is no way I will ever be able to refer enough new members to Musiterania’s Maestro Membership to create enough income to pay for my expenses.” The other thing you are thinking is, “I’m not a sales person and I don’t…

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Coperor: The Spirit of Musiterania

Children huddling in agreement

I write this article to inspire the spirit of “Coperor” inside the realm of Music and especially Musiterania, because it is the lifeblood of it’s existence. Musiterania will become a source of structure and stability for the independent musician when everyone who sees it for what it is meant to be, a cooperation, not a…

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