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:

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”?


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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