Topics discussed on Wendy Day LIVE 005:

  • Booking Agents (how to find them?  When do you need one)
  • How do you create a great live show?
  • How to build awareness for your music or your artists?
  • What are some creative marketing techniques?
  • Can you rap over beats from established artists or will you get sued?
  • Where do you find potential fans?
  • What to do if you can’t find success in your city
  • Directories of music supervisors? Directories of Blogs? (Rap-Resources.com)
  • List of Business Books for Entrepreneurs at Rap-Resources.com for FREE
  • Can you copyright a song with a jacked beat or beat you don’t own?
  • Can an artist build a buzz by featuring a famous artist on the song?
  • How much does fame adversely affect artists?
  • The importance of consistency in your career for rappers and producers
  • Innovative ways to spread music
  • The necessity of having a budget to market and promote
  • How to figure out the budget that you need to market and promote properly
  • Should you pay DJs to play my songs?
  • Sampling music and how to clear songs (I use DMGclearances.com)
  • Best way to spread music videos
  • The importance of a publicist and when to hire one…and how to do it yourself (if necessary) again, http://www.Rap-Resources.com for a list of Blogs and Media in urban music.
  • Getting music in video games
  • Building professional relationships
  • What music supervisors look for when choosing songs for their films, TV shows, video games, apps, commercials, etc.