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Do you have a passion for producing, recording, mixing, or mastering music? Do you want to quit your day job so you can focus on your studio full time? Most us are simply musicians who fell into this because of our passion for creating art in the form of better music, better mixes, and better recordings. Very few of us went to business school, have any sort of formal business training, or have experience running businesses in the past. Throughout The Six Figure Home Studio Podcast, Brian Hood and Chris Graham will help you learn what actually matters in this confusing world of business. Don't let the “business stuff” hold you back from running a successful home recording studio.

6 Figure Home Studio: A Home Recording Business Podcast Brian Hood and Chris Graham

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Do you have a passion for producing, recording, mixing, or mastering music? Do you want to quit your day job so you can focus on your studio full time? Most us are simply musicians who fell into this because of our passion for creating art in the form of better music, better mixes, and better recordings. Very few of us went to business school, have any sort of formal business training, or have experience running businesses in the past. Throughout The Six Figure Home Studio Podcast, Brian Hood and Chris Graham will help you learn what actually matters in this confusing world of business. Don't let the “business stuff” hold you back from running a successful home recording studio.

    #115: How To Get More Sales Using The Socratic Method

    #115: How To Get More Sales Using The Socratic Method

    Do you have problems talking to your clients?

    Do leads (potential clients) balk during negotiation, costing you the deal?

    By asking questions you can lead your clients and leads gently to the conclusion that you want them to find so they don’t get defensive or feel threatened.

    Questions also let you solve their problems more easily because you know exactly what they’re trying to accomplish with their music.

    Listen now to find out how you can improve your business by asking the right question

    • 49 min
    Are you coming to NAMM 2020?

    Are you coming to NAMM 2020?

    A quick "inbetweenisode" about winter NAMM 2020. If you're going to be there, you need to hear this. Go to http://thesixfigurehomestudio.com/namm to join our NAMM Facebook community.

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    "#114: Four Blue Ocean Niche Ideas To Get You To Profitability Asap "

    "#114: Four Blue Ocean Niche Ideas To Get You To Profitability Asap "

    Are you stuck in a dead-end, draining, stressful job with bad hours that you just want to quit?

    Is the only thing stopping you from leaving that job to pursue audio the fact that you need the money?

    Chances are, it might be easier than you think to swim in a blue ocean instead of drowning in the red ocean.

    Listen now to find out four different ways Chris and Brian would start a successful audio business if they were starting from scratch in 2020!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    #113: The Key To Running A Profitable Online Mixing Studio In 2020 - The Blue Ocean Strategy

    #113: The Key To Running A Profitable Online Mixing Studio In 2020 - The Blue Ocean Strategy

    Can you feel the rising tide? The world of online mixing is becoming more and more saturated with engineers who all do the same thing.

    Are you one of those engineers, drowning in the masses?

    Listen now to find out how you can set yourself apart from everyone else so you can be in a blue ocean by yourself rather than the red ocean filled with sharks.

    • 47 min
    #112: How To Raise Your Rates, Improve Your Work/Life Balance, And Increase Your Profit Margins (Replay)

    #112: How To Raise Your Rates, Improve Your Work/Life Balance, And Increase Your Profit Margins (Replay)

    Have you been waiting for some magical moment to raise your rates?

    Maybe you think you need a Grammy before you’ll be able to charge more, but the reality is, you may be ready NOW. 

    Every day that you put this off is a day that you’re missing out on earning more, weeding out bad clients, and achieving a better work/life balance. 

    It can be scary, but if you follow the advice we share here, you may be pleasantly surprised. 

    In fact, it could be the best thing you’ve ever done for your bu

    • 57 min
    #111: Why Marketing is NOT The Solution For Most Struggling Studios (Replay)

    #111: Why Marketing is NOT The Solution For Most Struggling Studios (Replay)

    You’ve hit a wall… You just aren’t getting enough clients… There’s only a small trickle of people coming through your door…

    Marketing sounds like a great idea, right?

    Think again!

    Marketing a subpar product will result in a subpar response. Even if you’re an amazing engineer, chances are there’s something you can improve in your business so you can earn more money in an efficient manner, without jumping straight to marketing.

    Listen now to hear how you can improve your business s

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Customer Reviews

fmarra71 ,

Life-changing

Amazingly insightful information for business owners of all kinds, not just audio-related. These guys will go through a lot of topics to prepare you to run your business in this day and age of digital technology. Could not recommend it more. Binge-listened for months soon after finding it. A true gem.

fricknanklin ,

Life changing

The ideas, inspiration and actionable steps I’ve gleaned from devouring every episode of SFHS have been nothing short of life changing for me and my audio engineering career. The jokes are terrible, the advice is amazing.

Drumming Dad ,

So many great ideas

Informative, funny, and entertaining, this podcast has many great ideas that can be applied to any business, not just a home studio.

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