Music Entrepreneurship, Part 3: Business Plans
What you'll learn
- At the end of this course, students will be able to start their career as a professional musician.
- How to start a business.
- Why you should run your music career like a business.
- 5 Things to know before starting your career.
- The 4 objectives to a successful music career.
- The 7 business types, and which one is right for you.
- The 4 steps to setting up an LLC.
- The 7 steps to the perfect operating agreement.
- Determining how much money you need to get started, and where to find it!
- The 4 types of early stage financing (Loan options).
- Working with grants.
- The secrets to crowdfunding.
- Why you should write a business plan.
- The 8 parts to an effective business plan.
- The complete TEMPLATE for the perfect business plan!
- Students should be enthusiastic about music, but do not need to be producers or musicians. No prior experience is needed in the music industry, business, financing, or accounting.
Welcome to the COMPLETE Music Entrepreneurship Guide!
This is a class designed for the average person who is ready to take their music career (or music interest) and turn it into a business. Whether you are an active musician, an aspiring musician, or an aspiring music manager or agent - this class is perfect for you.
In this course, we will use the real-world experiences of the award-winning instructor and university music business professor Dr. Jason Allen. But don't be worried - Dr. Allen is best known around campus for keeping things simple, accessible, and useful.
Dr. Allen is the founder of a number of successful businesses and is a top-rated Udemy instructor. In 2017 Star Tribune Business featured him as a "Mover and a Shaker," and he is recognized by the Grammy Foundation for his music education classes.
100% Answer Rate! Every single question posted to this class is answered within 24 hours by the instructor.
Getting your career off the ground as a professional musician can be a long and scary task. It requires a lot of work and dedication. But with this course, I want to simplify that process for you. We will draw on my experience both as a professional musician and as a University Professor in the music industry. I'll walk through all the steps that the professionals take to set up their career as a business.
MUSIC Entrepreneurship, PART 3: BUSINESS PLANS includes all the tools you need to write a complete business plan for your music career.
In this course, we will focus the entire course on the steps to start a career in the music business. First, we will focus on the advantages and concerns of new businesses, specifically in the arts. Next, we will walk through the different types of businesses - from corporations to family businesses, to nonprofit organizations. Most importantly, we will learn what is best for your business, and walk through the step-by-step process to set up and register your business. Last, we will walk through the steps needed to create your most essential founding document: the operating agreement.
By the end of this course, if you follow along, you will have your business officially created and ready to open the doors for business.
Also included in this course is a comprehensive plan to build a professional business plan - including text template pages, Xcel spreadsheets, and more.
Some of the step-by-step guides in this course will be:
The steps to take to start your music career
Deciding on your business type
Filing your legal forms
The 8 parts of the business plan
The course is a roadmap to launching your career in the music business.
All the tools you need to prepare, organize and start your career are included in this course and the entire course is based on real-life experiences - not just academic theory.
Please click the "Take This Course" button so you can launch your music career today.
** I guarantee that this course is the most thorough music business course available ANYWHERE on the market - or your money back (30 day money back guarantee) **
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Praise for Courses by Jason Allen:
⇢ "It seems like every little detail is being covered in an extremely simple fashion. The learning process becomes relaxed and allows complex concepts to get absorbed easily. My only regret is not taking this course earlier." - M. Shah
⇢ "Great for everyone without any knowledge so far. I bought all three parts... It's the best investment in leveling up my skills so far.." - Z. Palce
⇢ "Excellent explanations! No more or less than what is needed." - A. Tóth
⇢ "VERY COOL. I've waited for years to see a good video course, now I don't have to wait anymore. Thank You!" - Jeffrey Koury
⇢ "I am learning LOTS! And I really like having the worksheets!" - A. Deichsel
⇢ "The basics explained very clearly - loads of really useful tips!" - J. Pook
⇢ "Jason is really quick and great with questions, always a great resource for an online class!" M. Smith
Students who register for this course will receive ongoing exclusive content and discounts to all future classes in the series.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone in any country who is ready to start their professional music career by learning everything they need to know about how the music business works and how to launch a career TODAY.
** J. is the #1 best selling music teacher on Udemy. He is the author of the #1 best selling music theory course on Udemy, "Music Theory Comprehensive" (12 parts), and Music Theory for Electronic Musicians (3 parts), which have been purchased by more than 70,000 students in 11 languages in 196 countries.**
** He is a PhD in music, and a best selling music producer. He brings this authenticity to all of his Udemy courses. **
Jason Allen (better known as J. Anthony Allen) has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, Allen performs on a set of “glove” controllers, which he has designed, built, and programmed by himself. When he’s not working as a solo artist, Allen is a serial collaborator. His primary collaborative vehicle is the group Ballet Mech, for which Allen is one of three producers.
J. Anthony Allen teaches at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN, where he runs the Music, Media, and Management program. He is also an Ableton Live Certified Trainer, co-founder, owner and CEO of Slam Academy, a multimedia educational space in downtown Minneapolis, the CTO of Ion Concert Media, and sole owner and producer of music education courses under the umbrella of Punkademic Courses. Recently, Allen founded Hackademica – an innovative net-label for new music.
J. has a PhD in music composition, 2 Master’s degrees in music composition and electronic music, and a bachelor's degree in guitar performance. Through his academic travels, Dr. Allen has received numerous awards along the way.
If you run into him on the street, he prefers to be addressed as J. (as in, Jay.)