Rising Star Systems

Debra Recommends All You Need To Know About the Music Business

business, administrative

An entertainment lawyer whose clients include many from the top of the music charts, Passman has written a book that sets out to give musicians, performers, and songwriters the tools to hire advisers, market their careers, protect their creative works, and generally cope with a complex industry in a state of flux.

Business Management for the Creative Mind

How many times have you thought to yourself, “I’m creative! I’m just no good at business!” In this dynamic, interactive workshop, I’ll dispel this myth and help you identify and apply your unique talents to create a successful business without sacrificing your creativity or your integrity. Whether you’re freelance, self-employed or working around a day job, acknowledging that you are a small business owner is key to creating sustainable success.

Multiple Streams of Art/Music Income

Artists MBA, Foundation Program

So how do you break out of the familiar system, and build a successful business as an artist?

The key is Multiple Streams of Art/Music Income. Multiple Streams of Art/Music Income is a powerful, comprehensive way to approach your business as a whole and your marketing strategy in specific.

Debra Recommends Folk Alliance International

folk, music

Since 1989, the North American Folk Alliance has served as the headquarters for Folk Music and Dance. With over 2000 members worldwide and an annual conference that is one of the five largest music conferences in North America, Folk Alliance continues to grow and mature while providing a unique range of member services to the acoustic and traditional music community.

Debra Recommends MasterWriter – Thesaurus on Steroids!

songwriting, creative

Masterwriter is on SALE – Discounted Price – $199 MasterWriter 2.0 is the most powerful suite of songwriting tools ever assembled in one program. This revolutionary new software won Best of Show at MacWorld Expo and has received rave reviews in every major music magazine. MasterWriter is endorsed by ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, NSAI and is […]

Multiple Streams Step 2: Elicit Their Problems

Artists MBA, Professional Program

you chose your niche. Now that you know who you’re marketing to, the next step is to Elicit Their Problems. What does your ideal customer most NEED? WANT? DESIRE? What drives him or her?

Succeed in the Arts Business – an Interview with Gilli Moon

Debra Russell, Gilli Moon, Art Business Coach

This month I am privileged to interview Gilli Moon, author of the book, I Am A Professional Artist – The Key To Survival and Success in the World of the Arts. Join us for some practical steps to succeed and survive in the arts business and enjoy your artistry at the same time.