Guest blog post submitted by Karen Weeks // Photo by Monstera (Pexels)
One of the main goals of The Artist Collective is to help artists find their "monetizable creative skillset" (MCS). This post from Karen lists several unique opportunities you can explore that aren't dependent on streaming income and ticket sales.
Working as a creative professional can be an unpredictable way to make a living. If you are struggling to earn an income, here are a few tips to help keep your finances flowing during downturns.
Start your own business.
Chances are good that you have a skill that other people are willing to pay for. Whether that’s voice coaching, teaching how to write plays, or providing music lessons, your experience is valuable. You can start a business by first choosing a name and then deciding on a business structure. When you’re first starting out, an LLC – limited liability corporations are flexible and tax-advantageous...
Full-time musicians barely have time to post as often as they'd like, let alone invest in a new will-they won't-they platform. There seems to be a new networking site or developmental app or program that is going to shake the industry to its core they all too often fall short of their sales pitch. By the time most users have invested the time to create an account, try to get engaged with the inner culture and communities and relocate some of their fans to a platform, all the users involved are usually 'over it'.
However, have no fear, there is a new app that is truly all it says and more!
I have found the next music app that I think WILL explode in 2020! The app is called Lüm and Artist Collective was lucky enough to have their Director of Artist Relations, Endre Krumholz represent it as our guest of last week's Industry Chat. We did a deep-dive into the amazing features on Lum and he explained in detail just why it is the best music discovery app...