After 45 years in front of the camera, starring in such classics as THE GRADUATE, MIDNIGHT COWBOY, THE MARATHON MAN, or RAINMAN – to name but a few – Dustin Hoffman, at age 75, has finally turned his considerable talents to directing.
Let’s face it, most musicians don’t have a background in business or sales. However, there is no reason that you can’t adopt some of the techniques and approaches salesmen utilize when trying to score gigs.
Some musicians thing it is not worth their time to do open mics but I can think of a number of reasons and this article refers to some of them.
When pursuing a career in music, there is no reason for not having an objective behind every action you take. Each action you take should be part of an overall strategy and part of the big picture.
Things worth having are rarely obtained easily. Sometimes the key to to obtaining those things is persistence.