Protecting Your Image From Concert and Gig Videos Online

Many a musician has come across a recording online of one of their live performances, taped either by unauthorized audience members or by agents of the musicians. If the production value is up to minimum professional standards, all is well. If the production value does not match the musical quality, these videos can actually hurt ... Read More »

The Benefits and Perils of Video: Helpful Hints for Acoustic Musicians

Musicians are increasingly self-producing videos of themselves performing, especially during the pandemic lockdown. Some are even offering ‘from-home’ solo performances for donations as a way of making it through this economically perilous time while gigs have dried up. Self-producing is now a primary way the video medium is being used, as most everybody has a phone camera.

Now What? A Practical Guide for the Arts Community When the Revenue Stream Dries Up

What can you do if you are an artist or a musician and temporarily have little money coming in and you are forced to sit it out for perhaps a few months? Whatever you do, don’t waste this time by sitting around depressed and blue. The silver lining is that you now have a precious commodity – time. Make the best of it. From a strict business approach, the answer comes down to two strategies: 1. Optimize your time and 2. Find alternative revenue streams.