Tag Archives: Managers

How To Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

How To Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

What does it take to become world-class? Is it the result of passion? What about sacrifice?

What if your passion and interest in something isn’t enough?

The music business is dominated by blockbusters. The vast majority of artists are either just getting by, or stuck. In the middle there are some career artists. However, there are very few artists at the top. Those few artists capture most of the value created by the entire industry.

What does it take to get to the top? Continue Reading

The Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers Of 2015

The Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers Of 2015

At Three Sixty Deal, the mission is to serve artists by providing useful and actionable information. For the first time, we’ve compiled a list highlighting The Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers of 2015.   Continue Reading

The Cagematch: 21 Ways DIY Musicians And Mainstream Artists Knock Each Other Out

The Cagematch: 21 Ways DIY Musicians And Mainstream Artists Knock Each Other Out

On one side we have the queen DIY musician, Amanda Palmer. Ready to pounce from the other side, we have Taylor Swift, a global music superstar. Who has a better career? Taylor has unequivocally achieved more album sales, ticket sales, merchandise, etc. But who is happier? Who has a nicer life? To some artists, the idea of… Continue Reading

[Infographic] 9 Shocking Music Business Lies

[Infographic] 9 Shocking Music Business Lies

Wow! Where do I start? There are so many misconceptions in the music business (music business lies). That’s why I started this blog! I want to help artists and people looking to get into the industry sift through the crap and focus on what’s important. Lies in the music business. They come from everywhere. From your… Continue Reading

How to make money as a songwriter and how a music publisher can help

How to make money as a songwriter and how a music publisher can help

Not everyone who writes music dreams of becoming a global star, performing to millions of people around the world. Some pursue the craft of songwriting as a career. How do songwriters really make money? First we need to start with a few basics. Each song is a composition, and a recording of that song is… Continue Reading

3 things to look for in a music manager (and how to sign to an agent and become a successful artist)

3 things to look for in a music manager (and how to sign to an agent and become a successful artist)

A music manager and music booking agency are two of the most important relationships an artist will have in their career. While a record label is vital in providing the resources needed to gain exposure and sell music, a manager and agent will be your partners – fighting for your interests at all times. I’ve been… Continue Reading