Good article for freelancing musicians.

I work as a performing guitarist. Typically, I have 1 or 2 groups that I perform with regularly, a handful of guitar lessons and classes that I teach, and the occasional gig as a sub. Keeping my schedule full can be tricky. This article by John Gorrie paints a good picture of what it takes to be successful as a freelancing musician:

http://brassmusician.com/how-to-become-a-professional-freelance-musician-5-tips-to-help-you-get-started/

Who out there has experience freelancing? In what capacity? Do you find that the process of networking is becoming less “social” and more “social media”?

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One response to “Good article for freelancing musicians.”

  1. lkanukolanu says :

    John Gorrie’s tips are useful to freelancers of all professions. I have some experience as a freelance writer. Though it’s more social media these days, I can confidently say that talking to people actually brings more business than just updating Facebook status with one ‘hello world’ message a day and waiting for offers to pour in. In my opinion, social media complements good networking skills of the jobseeker but doesn’t do the job of a PR exec for us.

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