Music Business Fundamentals: Part 1: Monetizing Your Music

Jason Allen, PhD, Ableton Certified Trainer

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42 Lessons (3h 12m)
    • 1. Introduction & Overview

      4:16
    • 2. Take Advantage Of Your Ideas

      8:05
    • 3. The Public Favors Small Business

      4:48
    • 4. Age Is Not A Requirement

      4:45
    • 5. Trend Towards Self Employment

      3:41
    • 6. Definitions: Small Business And Entrepneuer

      5:31
    • 7. Typical Problems of a Small Business

      5:18
    • 8. Trends In Small Business

      4:54
    • 9. Family Businesses

      3:04
    • 10. Characteristics Of Successful Entrepreneurs

      4:23
    • 11. Finding Your 4 Objectives

      2:27
    • 12. The Service Objective

      5:44
    • 13. The Profit Objective

      4:02
    • 14. The Social Objective

      7:31
    • 15. The Growth Objective

      5:58
    • 16. Your Business Plan, Part 1

      2:48
    • 17. What Are Business Entities

      2:43
    • 18. Main Differences In BusinessTypes

      4:47
    • 19. Regionality

      2:52
    • 20. Proprietorship

      3:28
    • 21. Partnerships

      5:57
    • 22. Corporations

      8:59
    • 23. S-Corp

      2:54
    • 24. LLP

      3:06
    • 25. FLP

      1:39
    • 26. LLC

      3:11
    • 27. Nonprofit

      4:39
    • 28. What is Best For A Small Business

      4:50
    • 29. Filing Your Paperwork

      10:18
    • 30. Getting Your Documents

      2:46
    • 31. Obtaining An EIN Number

      10:18
    • 32. Certificate Of Assumed Name

      3:16
    • 33. Dont Go Into Business With Friends

      4:31
    • 34. Operating Agreement General Info

      1:38
    • 35. The Operating Agreement Management Concerns

      5:00
    • 36. Capital Calls

      3:30
    • 37. Adding New Members

      2:31
    • 38. Making Decisions

      9:34
    • 39. Terminating A Member

      5:36
    • 40. Closing Down

      3:30
    • 41. What Next?

      2:51
    • 42. SkillshareFinalLectureV2

      0:36
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Project Description

During this class, we will be filing paperwork with your local government to create your business. I'll walk you through this step-by-step.

Project: Create a Monetization Plan for your music

  1. Pick one of your favorite tracks (of your own!)
  2. Outline how you will get it online for sale
    1. Which streaming platforms?
    2. Who will be your distributor?
  3. How will you setup your publisher?

Put these together in a document with timelines to get this all setup and completed.

Post here for comments!

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