Whenever someone asks me how to make it in this cutthroat industry, the one word that ties together everything together is tenacity. Long hours, a creative mind, a unique and marketable brand — and a whole lot of persistence.
Although that characteristic comes hand in hand with finding success, sometimes finding those little gateways into the depths of the music industry can be overwhelmingly difficult. Effort and time spent are both key components to banging down that door, just like every single email, tweet, and direct message matters.
Alright, so it’s a lot of work. But before you’re too discouraged, know that the journey of breaking into the industry is a rewarding one! With that said, here are 7 tips on how to break into the music industry.