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If you're in New York City at 6PM on Tuesday, June 26th @ 6PM (sign up here), Thursday, June 28th @ 7PM (sign up here) or Friday, June 29th @ 6PM (sign up here), join us in one of our talks where we will be speaking on topics we cover regularly here at EM and The DIY Advisor with a focus on making money with music, streaming, and the importance of having a release strategy.
The 26th and 29th talks are at Carnegie Hall and are free events sponsored by New York City Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment and in celebration of the 2nd Annual New York Music Month and we're happy to be a part of it for the second year in a row.
Signups are already open and are nearly at capacity, so sign up today if you want to attend.
- How to Make Money with Music, Tuesday, June 26th, 6pm @ Carnegie Hall, Manhattan (Click here to register.)
- How to Make Money with Music: Digital Edition Friday, June 29th, 6pm @ Carnegie Hall, Manhattan (Click here to register.)
We will also be appearing at the Brooklyn Music School with our friend Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi for an event at Musicians for Musicians:
- Making Money With Music, Thursday, June 28th, 7-9PM @ Brooklyn Music School 126 St. Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Each talk will cover different topics (see the descriptions below), so you can join multiple talks to get even more info. As always, we'll stick around after the event to answer as many of your questions as possible. Last year, there were so many great questions from musicians who stayed after, we had to take questions out on the sidewalk after we got kicked out of the venues because they had to close for the night. So, join us, we’d love to meet you and see you there!
How to Make Money with Music -- Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Where: Carnegie Hall
It’s easier than ever to record, distribute, and market your own music today, but what about actually making money? Long-time industry professionals, Electronic Musician Magazine columnists, and authors Randy Chertkow [and Jason Feehan?] take you step-by-step through proven techniques for establishing steady revenue streams in today’s music business.
Drawing on their combined experience of over 38 years in the industry, Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan, authors of The Indie Band Survival Guide, will teach you how to maximize the money you make from your music and minimize the money you spend promoting it. They’ll teach you about getting digital distribution, making money from merchandise, licensing your music for commercials, movies, and TV, crowdfunding, getting grants, and more.
Making Money With Music -- Thursday, June 28th, 2018
Where: Brooklyn Music School / BMS (126 St Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217)
Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan, authors of the critically-acclaimed book The Indie Band Survival Guide, DooBeeDoo contributors and Electronic Musician Columnists, will be running a workshop to Musicians For Musicians (MFM) about how musicians can improve their income. These Chicago authors are in town speaking at Carnegie Hall for New York Music month and are making a special appearance at MFM to share new revenue ideas based on their forthcoming book, Making Money with Music, to be released September 4th, 2018 from St. Martin’s Press/Macmillan.
Ticket: $10 (free for MFM members and BMS students and teachers)
Location: Brooklyn Music School / BMS (126 St Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217)
The hosts are: jazzman Billy Harper and MFM President Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi
Date: June 28, 2017 @ 7PM
7pm – 7:45pm workshop
7:45pm – 8pm Q&A
8pm – 8:15pm Backline Set Up
8:15pm – 9pm Jam session (anybody is welcome to jam. Bring your instruments with you. Backline provided by BMS.)
How to Make Money with Music: DIGITAL EDITION -- Friday, June 29, 2018
Where: Carnegie Hall
Today’s digital music world has changed how musicians build a fanbase as well as how they get royalties paid out. Long-time industry professionals, Electronic Musician Magazine columnists, and authors Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan take musicians step-by-step through proven techniques for establishing steady revenue streams in today’s music business. This session covers where musicians should register their music to get all of the royalties they are owed, improve their chances of getting their music licensed by TV & Movies, plan their releases, and the new tools to promote music and get discovered.
- Upcoming book Making Money With Music, (PRE ORDER HERE)
- The 3 Secrets to Making a Successful Music Business
- Are You Choosing The Best Digital Distributor To Get Your Music On Digital and Streaming Services?
- How To Get Top Dollar For Your Merchandise
- 3 Steps to Grow Your Audience By Narrowing Your Marketing
- One Authentic Way To Constantly Engage With Your Fans (Part One)
- What's The Difference Between Marketing and PR?
- The Secrets of Personal Branding
- 100 Free Articles to Help You Make Money with Music and Grow Your Music Career
- The Indie Band Survival Guide (Remixed & Remastered: Second Edition)
- Making Money With Music (15-hour Online Course)
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