In my efforts as a working musician, I value real relationships. Does it come off as insincere and a disconnect when someone uses a program to automate responses? What kind of message does an automated “Thank you!” via Twitter or email send, especially when the person on the other end figures out it’s only automated?
Self-employed musicians and freelancers must file taxes. There is no withholding on income. Because of this, some may have to make quarterly tax payments. Surprisingly, many people do not realize the harsh implications from avoiding tax payments. Just look at the trouble Wesley Snipes and Lauryn Hill got into with tax evasion. Fortunately many expenses […]
I often wonder about this today. For better or worse, our lives are surrounded with social media. Facebook is the new phonebook. Everybody uses these platforms to share something about themselves, rather it be a project, performance or what they ate for dinner. As a musician, promoting and networking is really hard work, especially for […]