Complete Idiot’s Guide® to The Music Business TweetChat Hosted by Michael Miller… Every musician who wants to make a living needs to be aware of all aspects of the music business. It’s all too easy for a talented musician to get lost in the morass of minute details. And not all people who love music become professional musicians. But there is a wealth of music related job opportunities in the industry, all of which require a thorough knowledge of business fundamentals.
The author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to The Music Business (ISBN: 9781615640133, June 2010, $19.95) is available during a live TweetChat Thursday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. CT to discuss all key music industry topics a musician is likely to encounter, including:
• Finding an agent
• Negotiating contracts
• Publishing songs
• Selling music online
• Collecting royalties
• Selling merchandise
• Promoting themselves and their music
In addition, Miller introduces a variety of music industry careers for non-musicians, such as:
• Artist management
• Concert promotion
• Music production
• Music publishing
• Promotion and publicity
Log on to Twitter and search #AskCIG to participate. This TweetChat will be monitored by @CIG_Business and Michael’s Twitter handle is @molehillgroup. Please include #AskCIG in all questions. If unable to participate, Miller is available as an expert source on navigating the business of music and building a successful career.
About the Author
Michael Miller (Burnsville, Minn.) is one of the best-selling authors of music books today. He has written more than 100 books in the last two decades that have collectively sold more than one million copies. His best-selling music books for Alpha include The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Music Theory, Second Edition, The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Music History, The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Music Composition, The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Arranging and Orchestration, The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Solos and Improvisation, The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Playing Drums, Second Edition, The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Playing Percussion, and (as co-author) The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Singing. He has established a reputation for being able to explain difficult concepts to everyday readers in easy-to-understand language. More information about Miller and his work can be found at his website molehillgroup.com.