top tips for developing 1000 true music fans

top tips for developing 1000 true music fans

1000 true fans is a proven income model made famous by Wired editor Kevin Kelly. It advocates that if you can get 1000 true fans to spend £100 a year on what you create that you can build a very comfortable existence on £100,000 a year. In music it means that you do not need a hit to survive, be on the best sellers list to make it or to top charts or awards to be a full-time musician.

PODCAST: Ep7. S1. profiling an artist - meet Saint Clair

PODCAST: Ep7. S1. profiling an artist - meet Saint Clair

Emma Topolski better known as Saint Clair started as a session musician and sang backing vocals for Laura Marling and Ghost Poet as well as playing bass for them. She successfully writes songs for herself and other musicians and has been support on tour for Bastille as part of Childcare and with her solo project. Currently on her second EP together we go over it all.

PODCAST: Ep6. S1. life coaching for music managers and artists

PODCAST: Ep6. S1. life coaching for music managers and artists

Life coaching is a form of talking therapy. It gives people the chance to step back from their everyday lives to look at the big picture. This includes looking at what it is that they want to be doing, what is not working for them now and helping to set goals in both their personal and professional lives.

PODCAST: Ep5. S1. getting paid as a music manager

PODCAST: Ep5. S1. getting paid as a music manager

As a manager's income is directly linked to that of the artist what you make as a manager is also a direct measure of your success in supporting them.

the essential guide to funding

the essential guide to funding

There are so many good resources already out there that we have committed to spend hours trawling the web to find the best so that you don’t have to.

booking your first festival gig

booking your first festival gig

A festival appearance opens up a whole new experience. Artists get to engage their existing fanbase and get exposed to a much broader one. What’s more, unlike most regular gigs, different stages aside; artists get to share the bill with some of the biggest names in the game.

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