Entrepreneurship for the Indie Artist

MUSC X 451

Learn exciting, new strategies to successfully launch your independent music career through establishing your brand, monetizing your efforts, harnessing the power of the internet, and building your fan base.

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Winter
Spring
Summer
Remote
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Discover the surprisingly multitudinous paths to crafting a successful independent music career
  • Create your own business plan to market and define your brand
  • Master social media outlets to optimize your sales and track awareness
  • Learn from guest speakers from all over the music industry about how to accomplish your dreams on a shoestring budget

About this course:

Record-low album sales, industry lay-offs, and ever-evolving changes in technology can be disheartening for the aspiring artist looking to break into the business, but nothing could be further from the truth! There's never been a better time to be a do-it-yourself artist, and this course gives you the tools to assess what you can do yourself (and how) and when you should bring in the professionals. Many musicians record and market their own music, but only a handful actually monetize those efforts. Learn the importance of establishing a brand and how to harness the power of the Internet to generate awareness and excitement around your music. Topics include creating a business plan for yourself and your brand, forming a marketing campaign, deciding on distribution options, optimizing sales through targeted use of social media tracking tools, building a fan base through gigging and merchandise, publishing and licensing, and the latest developments in promotion--all on a shoestring budget. Instruction features guest speakers, who work in various facets of the industry, to bring real-world perspective to the topics.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
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$699.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Jun 25, 2022
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 08, 2022
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Sat Jun 25, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Jul 2, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Jul 9, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Jul 16, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Jul 23, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Jul 30, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Aug 6, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Aug 13, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Aug 20, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Aug 27, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Sat Sep 3, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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