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Get a Free Work for Hire Agreement for Your Music

Work for Hire Agreements are a staple in the music business and you shouldn’t get caught without one. Let’s say a friend in the industry calls you up because they need help finishing a song. Or, let’s say you’re a producer and you were asked to make a beat for a new artist. For both of these situations, before you set foot in the studio, they will probably hand you a work for hire agreement. Don’t get caught saying, Huh? What is that?

A work for hire agreement is a one-time contract that guarantees the recipient an upfront cost, or other form of payment, in return for services. This wildly different from receiving royalties, so pay close attention as we break down what you need to know.

Download our very own Work for Hire Agreement and follow along as you read!

Why Study Performance and Work For Hire Contracts?

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5 Rules for Life as a Musician

The music industry is an ever-growing and evolving arena that contains a sea of information still yet to be discovered. That’s why we’re equipping you with five main things you need to know about the music industry to get your feet off the ground.

#1. Surround Yourself With Good People

In other words, have a good team with a shared goal. It’s never a bad idea to meet people and learn from them. Go to shows and events to network with professionals, collaborate with musicians in your community, and get a mentor to guide you in the right direction. A solid team for an artist consists of:

  • Manager - to act as your “musical parent” in working out every business-related decision.

  • Booking Agent - to negotiate with venues and promoters in booking live shows and tours.

  • Assistant - to help keep you organized and on time for scheduled plans.

  • Photographer - to capture and document live shows and your journey as an artist.

  • Marketing Strategist - to keep...

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"How to Grow a Music Fanbase
…Even If Nobody’s Ever Heard of You"

  • Video 1: How to Use Spotify and Social Media to Blow up Your Fanbase and the Secret to Earning Their Trust After They Discover You
  • Video 2: My Exact Revenue Streams and Why Income Diversification Lets Me Do More with My Music Career
  • Video 3: Establishing Your Artist Brand and How to Create a Lasting Impact with Your Music