Artist Insider Q&A – Independent Quality | April 10, 2008

Sixth show of Artist Insider Q&A, hosted by Greg and Jonathan.

Today we focused on what happened at the CIA Summit, the fact that all independent artist, freelancers, and many others, really are in a business, and some steps to success.

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Questions, Topics & Notes:

  • What happened at the CIA Summit?
  • What was the biggest realization?
  • How do I get rich?
  • well I just want to live comfortably
  • I can’t seem to break the 50k mark in salary :/
  • ~ Tim, Delray Beach, FL
  • I have been so busy working as an independent business owner, I have not done my taxes; any suggestions?
  • will it blend? – that is the question

Will it blend, was brought up because of an interesting article in the Salt Lake Tribune, and a post that landed in Jonathan’s RSS Reader. It’s a simple marketing campaign that is very effective.

Next Q&A will be on April 24th, and Greg will present the basics of copyright and then take questions. Listen to the Q&A4 titled “Video Copyright Producer” where we all have some similar background.

Submit questions when you think of them, then show up at 5:05EST and you can be reminded of your question and ask it live.

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Artist Insider Q&A 2008-02-28 Business Independent Publishing | February 28, 2008

Third show of Artist Insider Q&A, hosted by Greg and Jonathan

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Questions, Topics & Notes:

  • Seneff Law
  • Phil Remone – Making Records
  • Artist Insider Tip Jar
  • Do you get in trouble if you play a clip from a TV show on the air? ~Matthew
  • What about using a clip as an example in a podcast? ~Follow-up by Matthew
  • What is the best way to protect your publishing rights when entering a first time record deal? ~Laura Clapp
  • mentioned interview with Tom Bogan
  • I have been creating graphics projects, and some music for right at 10 years. Eventually I want it to be my full time business, I should start a company or just keep doing everything under my name? ~Matt in Virginia
  • The E-Myth Revisited by Michale Gerber (E-Myth.com)
  • TWIT 133 in this episode of This Week in Tech, they talk with Jonathan Coulton, an independent musician and about the current music industry. Here are his Listening Suggestions. (direct download)

That does it for this week. We have a few more questions already in the que we will get to next time on March 13th. You can send in your own questions or join the show and participate *Live*. Add ArtistInsider (feed) to your favorite RSS reader to keep up to date on the news, or fill in the form to get our posts emailed to you.

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