Book Release: Beyond the Smoke & Mirrors: An Inside Look at the Digital Music Industry
Paperback: 150 pages
Publisher: UGF Entertainment
Release Date:November 4, 2019
Dimensions: 6" x 9"
Description:Beyond the Smoke & Mirrors: An Inside Look at the Digital Music Industry is a must have book for anyone involved in the music industry.
The music industry is complex and the digital side of the industry is clouded in mystery. While digital music has been around for nearly 20 years, it is new to most and little has been written about it.
Beyond the Smoke & Mirrors takes you behind the scenes, giving you a first hand account of how the industry operates and what it takes to succeed.
In this book you will learn about:
* Digital Distribution
* Buyouts & Acquisitions
* Who Gets Paid
* Trade Unions
* Who Controls the Industry
* How to Effectively Compete With the Majors
* Developing Your Brand
* Are Tunecore & CD Baby the Way to Go?
About the Author:Smooth has 18 total years of experience in the music industry, with 15 years of professional experience. He is the founder and CEO of UGF Entertainment, UGF Digital and Music Blast Global. He is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (The Recording Academy), the National Association of Record Industry Professionals, and other industry trade organizations. He is also a published writer, writing music industry based articles for Hood Illustrated Magazine, Haute Louisiana and RYF Magazine. Smooth is also a music industry consultant, as well as a music reviewer for Sound Out and Music Submit.
More information about Smooth can be found at http://LinkedIn.com/in/BigSmooth517