|Other titles||Start and run your own record label|
|Statement||Daylle Deanna Schwartz.|
|LC Classifications||ML3790 .S37 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 334 p. :|
|Number of Pages||334|
|LC Control Number||2008935965|
Why suffer the major label blues? An industry insider explains what it takes to be ones own music mogul in this completely revised and expanded edition of Start and Run Your Own Record s a brave new world in the /5(6). Start & Run Your Own Record Label is a comprehensive guidebook to building a record label, packed with how-to information about market trends and revenue streams for music releases. In addition to updated information on physical distribution, generating publicity, marketing, and promotion, it also has new information about key issues including:Brand: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale. Starting your own record label — whether for fun or in the hopes of turning into a real, live business — is a lot of hard work. Before you make the leap, find out what you're getting into and what you should have in place so you can make a good go of it. However, i DID have an opportunity to skim through the beginning and this book seems like from the very beginning the book purveys information that helps, allows you to relates, and shares ideas on how and why to go about beginning your own record label/5.
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Many indie labels skip this step, at least initially, but it is a good idea to have your record label set-up as a legal business entity from the start. You will need to be an actual, legal business if you want a business bank account or credit card, and it certainly makes tax time a lot more manageable. Perhaps you should start your own record label and present your new finds to an equally appreciative audience. With the Internet, it can be easier than ever to start at least a tiny independent, or indie, label and generate a response. Learn how to start your own Record Label and whether it is the right fit for you. How To Start Your Own Record Company. Starting a record label seems like an overwhelming task -- the talent, the manufacturing, the contracts -- even for a . If you are in the business of making music, there are several ways that you can build your own career. One is by starting an independent label. Knowing which steps to take will allow you to begin to record music for artists and to begin distributing it from your own label.