The End of the Beginning

Since mid-2017, I have been working to build my creative skills into a self-sustaining, and ultimately profitable, business. I spent a lot of that initial time refreshing my knowledge of how to be self-employed. Regulations, taxes, legal structure, manufacturing costs, global distribution options, royalties, streaming, performing rights organizations, licensing opportunities, and a gazillion other things that musicians and creatives should know about running a business, but often don’t. My consulting practice, which I’ve had off-and-on since 2003, gives me a leg up in many ways, as does my MBA. Over the years, I’ve developed deep domain knowledge in IT and … Continue reading