Posted on 20 December 2011.
How can someone go about starting a web business? The online environment is totally different from the conventional business world. To make money from the web, you have to learn new skills. Since most colleges do not offer courses on how to make money from the web, those who are planning to venture into an online business would have to find a suitable internet business school. There are a few skills that is key to have a successful online enterprise. This article will provide some information on the subject.
The main skill of running an internet business is not web designing. That is the easy part of the business operation. Most people would just outsource the web site creation part to a professional web design house. The most challenging part or running an online business is traffic generation.
Visitors’ traffic is the life blood for any web enterprise. Without visitor, your web page is useless. There are many ways to bring people to your business homepage. You can either use the paid method of the free method. The paid method is with Pay Per Click (PPC) online advertising. This form of promotion will bring in traffic fast but is very expensive. It works by bidding for a small text advertisement next to the organic results of a search engine.
Free web promotion method on the other hand is with blogging or written marketing. By using a blog or written marketing, you can create useful content that will bring in the visitor to your web page. People use the internet mainly to search for information. If you can provide information that will solve a problem, visitor will come to you automatically. The key here is quality and consistency. The more content you can provide, the traffic volume will be bigger. Read the full story
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Posted on 10 December 2011.
Making music is great, but how about the music business administration part of it? For those who may feel that they don’t quite have the musical chops to be stars in the music industry, there is still a chance to have a successful career in the entertainment world with a music business administration program from a good music production school.
Popular music artists need well-trained professionals to guide them and help them advance their careers from a management perspective. There are also tremendous job opportunities available, both technical and managerial, in entertainment industry related organizations, broadcasters and on-line digital distribution services.
WHAT DOES A MUSIC BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM CONSIST OF?
Most high-quality music production schools will offer you a full time, 45-week three-term study program, or a variation on that. This length of time ensures that you cover the full breadth of opportunities in the entertainment industry.
Generally speaking, most music production schools will start with providing an overview of the organizational structure of the music industry (local, national and international) from creation to distribution. There is usually also an effort to introduce students to contracts, copyright law and marketing. From this sort of overview, students will be able to gleam a solid understanding of the music industry from the business side. Students will also learn all the various aspects involved in a studio recording project, including the choice of record producer, financial and contractual arrangements, musician and song selection, and, that all important negotiating a recording contract. Read the full story
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