Why The Most Talented Musicians Don’t Always Have Successful Music Careers

by Tom Hess


Focusing too much on your musical skills and not enough (or at all) on learning how the music business works is a recipe for failure.

This is based on the myth that only the best musicians get the best opportunities.

Following this myth leads you down the same path as countless other musicians who never achieved anything significant in their careers.

Of course, it is important to develop your musical skills, but this is merely the base requirement when it comes to getting a record deal, working with successful bands and gaining other opportunities in music.

Music companies also want to make sure you have business knowledge, live performing skills, a fan base of people who already know you (and buy from you) and the right mindset for long-term success.
 

The Pursuit Of The Record Deal


Without these (and other) pieces in place, music companies will not offer you a record deal or any other opportunities because you pose too much risk to them.

Want to learn how to quickly grow your music career? Read this article about the music business mistakes you must avoid and achieve your musical dreams faster than you ever thought possible.


Tom HessAbout Tom Hess: Tom Hess is a guitar teacher, music career mentor and guitar teacher trainer. He trains musicians how to leave their day jobs and build successful fulltime careers in the music industry.

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