MIC MONDAYS w/ Natalie Lauren: Developing Your Craft & Team

MIC MONDAY is a weekly series in which Natalie shares her insight on the “Music Business.”

Todays Episode Is About:

Branding:

Refining Your Craft & Visual Presentation on a Budget

Brand Questionnaire

Finding Your Audience & Setting Personal Goals

Don’t try to be all things to all people

Who’s On Your Team

Key Players every Creative Needs to Maximize Your Art!

Indy or Major

Do you need a Label?

Resources

CRAFT RESOURCES + Affordable Services
Writing + Spoken Word, Educator
Itohan Omolere
bookitohan@gmail.com

Song-Writing
Natalie Sims, Songwriter/ A&R
mssuzyrock@gmail.com

Branding & Project Planning
Shawna “Peezy” Spears
info@peezygetsitdone.com

Visual Video Presentation
Amisho Baraka
info@lionsandliars.com

Music Production
Courtney ‘JR’ Peebles
Attention Dionne
Sohotproductions@gmail.com

Content ( Bio, Press release, web content + Editing )
Caresse Spencer
Caressedionne@gmail.com

AGENTS & MANAGERS

ALLACCESS.COM – Industry Directory

HITS MAGAZINE – Artist, Agents & Personal Managers
www.hitsdailydouble.com

Billboard International Talent & Touring Directory
Artist, Agents, Managers & record companies.
http://www.billboard.com/

Any Questions you can submit by tagging any or all of the following:

#MicMonday @MsNatalieLauren @ForthDistrict

42 Revenue Streams For One Song

These 42 ways come from a post on SongSplits.com
1. Publisher Advance
2. Mechanical Royalties
3. Commissions
4. Public Performance (PRO) Royalties
5. Composing Original Works for Broadcast
6. Synch Licenses
7. Sheet Music Sales
8. Ringtones Revenue
9. ASCAPLUS Awards Program
10. Publisher Settlement
PERFORMER AND RECORDING ARTIST REVENUE

11. Salary as Member of Orchestra or Ensemble
12. Shows/Performance Fees
13. Record Label Advance
14. Record Label Support
15. Retail Sales
16. Digital Sales
17. Sales at Shows
18. Interactive Service Payments
19. Digital Performance Royalties
20. AARC Royalties
21. Neighboring Rights Royalties
22. AFM/Secondary Markets Fund
23. AFM/Sound Recording Special Payments
24. AFTRA Contingent Scale
25. Label Settlements
SESSION MUSICIAN REVENUE

26. Session Musician/Sideman Fees for Studio Work
27. Session Musician/Sideman Fees for Live Work
28. AFM/AFTRA Payments
KNOWLEDGE OF CRAFT: TEACHING AND PRODUCING

29. Music Teacher
30. Producer
31. Honoraria or Speakers Fees
BRAND RELATED REVENUE

32. Merchandise Sales
33. Fan Club
34. YouTube Partner Program
35. Ad Revenue
36. Persona Licensing
37. Product Endorsements
38. Acting
FAN, CORPORATE AND FOUNDATION FUNDING

39. Fan Funding
40. Sponsorship
41. Grants
OTHER SOURCES OF REVENUE

42. Arts Administrator

  • Lucius Da’bseecher

    Great Job! Very informative and helpful. I have to share this.

  • Vashti Price

    Is this information and resources still active? Wasn’t able to pull of the brand questionnaire.