5 Things Your Day Job Can Teach You About A Music Career

From Hypebot:

Are you a musician with a day job? Since you already have one, why not use it to build your skills? You can learn a lot in your job that can apply to a music career. On Music Think Tank, Simon Tam covers five. What skills have you learned in your day job?

“Whether you are working at a mall or you are on Wall Street, the business will depend on customers. It’s the same with music: you have to learn how to connect with your fans.”

Treating Customers Right: Whether you are working at a mall or you are on Wall Street, the business will depend on customers. It’s the same with music: you have to learn how to connect with your fans. Most organizations have guidebooks or protocol on how to treat customers. They might be boring but trying reading those guides and finding ways to apply them to your music.

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