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๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ Six Reasons You're Not Getting Composing Work ๐Ÿ’ผ finding work Aug 21, 2023

 It's tough to make money making music.

Here's some harsh truths about why you might not be getting hired (yet):

You're not skilled enough.

Ask people who you trust for their honest opinions...

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๐Ÿšฉ Three Client Objections to Watch Out For ๐Ÿ’ฌ communication Aug 21, 2023

When a potential client says any of these three phrases, be very cautious about taking them on. They're common traps to make you feel pressure, guilt, or false excitement.

If you do decide...

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๐ŸŽถ Composing Memorable Melodies ๐ŸŽน composition Aug 21, 2023

The Building Blocks of Great Melodies

To write a melody that your audience will remember, you need to know the 3 basic ingredients of many great melodies.

The “Whistle Factor”

If you...

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๐Ÿ’ต How Much to Charge for Composing ๐Ÿ’ต money Aug 21, 2023

 

Per Hour, Minute, or Project?

The Problem with Hourly

Hourly pricing in the creative space presents two problems.

Firstly, a client doesn’t know how many hours a project will take...

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๐ŸŽฅ Why I Made YouTube Videos for $7/Hour ๐Ÿ’ผ finding work Aug 21, 2023

I've been making YouTube videos for over 15 years. I started my channel in 2006, beginning with piano covers and slowly shifting to educative content for composers.

So after all that time and...

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๐Ÿ˜ฌ Escape Composer's Block ๐ŸŽน composition Aug 21, 2023

 If you want to compose for a living, you'll have to learn how to push through creative blocks.

Here's 6 tactics for when you're feeling stuck, and how to get back to creating quickly:

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