THE LABEL MACHINE: HOW TO START, RUN AND GROW YOUR OWN INDEPENDENT MUSIC LABEL
The ultimate guide to running a record label.
The first book of its kind to give music artists practical step-by-step comprehensive instructions for setting up and running an independent label. Features a detailed breakdown of how each part of the industry works, including copyright in UK and US, record label set-up, record releases, and royalty collection. Provides in-depth guides on marketing, covering; traditional PR, Facebook and Instagram advertising, Spotify playlisting, and fan growth. Includes templates for record label and management contracts, marketing and promotion schedules, press releases, and fan email automation. So, you want to start a record label? Then this is the resource you need. You are looking at the ultimate guide to starting, running and growing your independent record label. You will learn all about the music industry business and how to navigate the tricky dos and don'ts. You will finally understand and take control of your music copyright and get to grips with the legalities involved. You will build your label effortlessly, learning how to professionally market your music and artists - allowing you to reach thousands of fans. And essentially, you will learn how to create multiple revenue streams to create an established record label. Reviews “Nick's constant source of advice and knowledge gave us the backbone on which we run our label; he knows his stuff!” The Prototypes (Get Hype Records) “Having founded and run many successful indie labels over the years, Nick Sadler has all the knowledge you need to start your own imprint. His record label knowledge is so vast he has literally written the book on it.” Matt Ryan (Par Excellence Management) "Nick’s breadth of knowledge of the music industry has been invaluable to me over the years, especially while navigating the business aspects of the industry. He totally takes the headache out of distributing, marketing and selling music.” Molly Beanland (former artist on Island Records)