We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” In the music industry especially, this holds a lot of weight. If you want to be a professional musician, it’s already expected that you’ll put in the work to be the best you can be at your craft, but it’s absolutely integral that you put just as much work into building a strong network if you want your music to get heard.
When we think of networking, though, we often think of the financial costs involved. You have to pay to go to concerts to meet people. You have to pay to attend networking events like festivals and conferences. You have to pay to submit to influencers… the list goes on and on. There’s certainly value in these kinds of networking activities, but for DIY musicians on a budget, you’re probably not in a position yet to drop hundreds on a weekend-long conference. But fear not – there are several ways you can grow your network right now for the beautiful price of free.
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