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Episode 45: New to the Music Business? Invest in These 4 Things The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast

    • Music Commentary

If you were a brand new artist and someone offered you $5000 to invest in your music business what would you spend it on? This is the question Rick is addressing today. A lot of new artists would assume the best thing to do is to record a song and hire a PR firm to push it to radio. WRONG! Rick shares what he would strategically do so that there is an opportunity for more investments in the future.   “It’s a lot easier to go back and ask for more investment money if they see that you spent wisely on your first investment.” -Rick Barker   What do you want to hear from the Music Industry Blueprint Podcast? Tell us here!   Time Stamps: 1:56 The scenario: What do you invest in when you are brand new? 3:11 The first step - Educate yourself 4:30 Invest in good video equipment 5:29 Invest in a vocal program 6:09 Invest in training for weak areas 7:02 What to do with your first 4-5 songs 7:22 Working your socials   Resources: Lifetime Membership Fanbase Blueprint Cari Cole Vocal Training Brett Manning Vocal Training Linda Septien Vocal Training Judy Rodman Vocal Training   Connect with Rick: Facebook Instagram Youtube Twitter Soundcloud RickBarker.com Contact: rick@rickbarker.com

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If you were a brand new artist and someone offered you $5000 to invest in your music business what would you spend it on? This is the question Rick is addressing today. A lot of new artists would assume the best thing to do is to record a song and hire a PR firm to push it to radio. WRONG! Rick shares what he would strategically do so that there is an opportunity for more investments in the future.   “It’s a lot easier to go back and ask for more investment money if they see that you spent wisely on your first investment.” -Rick Barker   What do you want to hear from the Music Industry Blueprint Podcast? Tell us here!   Time Stamps: 1:56 The scenario: What do you invest in when you are brand new? 3:11 The first step - Educate yourself 4:30 Invest in good video equipment 5:29 Invest in a vocal program 6:09 Invest in training for weak areas 7:02 What to do with your first 4-5 songs 7:22 Working your socials   Resources: Lifetime Membership Fanbase Blueprint Cari Cole Vocal Training Brett Manning Vocal Training Linda Septien Vocal Training Judy Rodman Vocal Training   Connect with Rick: Facebook Instagram Youtube Twitter Soundcloud RickBarker.com Contact: rick@rickbarker.com

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