Our site aims to tell you what you need to do to make it in music and I’m proud that we spend a lot of our time advising that you need to be good before you start marketing – a step that many people dishing out advice to musicians forget to address!

Songs need to be great, and you and your band need to have developed some skills and persona.

This article looks at all the varied advice that Suzanne Lainson has come across in her time and serves as a timely reminder that there is a LOT to think about – but, fundamentally, seek your counsel wisely and make sure that you spend the majority of your time on your art.

Being good is where it starts – without that everything else is pointless.

There are a lot of people who will tell you what you need to do to succeed in (or at least making a living at) music.

Unfortunately, people are recommending all sorts of strategies, some of it conflicting.

I decided to make a list of many of the suggestions I’ve read.

Read the article here.