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This guide covers what a manager is, what day-to-day activities a manager does, good and bad characteristics, how to become a manager, how to find artists to manage, what to do once you've started, and more.
So you've just started working with a new client, and have no idea what you need to gather from them? This is a 4 page document outlining everything from passport info to song registrations.
Learn 5 things to keep in mind before you begin writing your email, 5 points to include in your email, what to do if you’re totally new to a market (or new entirely), what to do after you’ve sent your email, and what NOT to do.
You don’t have a publicist so you (the manager) are doing it; or you don’t have a manager, so you (the artist) are doing it. There is no one way to doing anything in this industry – and like shoes, one size doesn’t fit all, but this plan will get you started.
Do you want to release an album like the biggest celebrities do? These breakdowns show what exactly was released to the public and when.
The true value of a business plan is the work that goes into creating it. You’ve probably spent a lot of time thinking about your company, but there are undoubtedly some areas you haven’t even considered. A business plan helps you find the pieces you’re missing and put everything together to create the finished puzzle.
An actual, real life, management agreement example!
Hiring a radio promoter is pretty expensive, and getting one to rep you in the first place can also be tough. This guide shows you how to be your own radio promoter.
Be prepared, know all the items you need to spend money on for your next album release, including the various costs associated with recording, content development, artwork, marketing, promotion, distribution, and more.
The cashflow forecasting sheet is arguably the most important spreadsheet you can have. It helps you forecast an entire year ahead, so that you can plan accordingly. After each month passes, fill in what you actually earned and spent, so that you can understand how to forecast better in the future.
An excellent resource for artists or managers at any point in their career. The information and stories available on this site are rare to find elsewhere. It’s a one-stop shop for everything needed to successfully manage and build an artist’s career.
Smart Band Management offers a great resource to artists and managers of all levels and allows aspiring professionals a new perspective on todays evolving music industry.