Build a Meaningful Music Career and Make a Living Following Your Passion

It’s not luck or genius talent that makes you successful as an artist. Building a meaningful music career is about playing the long-term game with strategy, dedication, and relationships with the right kind of people.

Learn how to achieve your music career goals and build a life you love. Earn a living from music while staying true to your principles as an artist.

CAREER STRATEGIES

Set the Right Goals and Achieve Them

Learn the strategies and tactics that lead to long-term success in the music industry. Building a meaningful music career won’t happen overnight. It’s all about taking small steps in the right direction, consistently.

INCOME STREAMS

Earn a Living Following Your Passion

Learn how to make money from music without “selling out” or signing shady deals. Earning a solid, full-time income as a creator isn’t as unrealistic as you might think. It’s all about choosing the right income streams and negotiating effectively.

NETWORKING & OUTSOURCING

Build a Team and Work With the Right People

Learn how to surround yourself with the right kind of people and collaborate effectively. Traditional “networking” won’t get you anywhere. It’s all about building meaningful relationships with a few, carefully selected people. 

Role models

Learn From the Best Mentors in Music

There’s so much you can learn from the successes and failures of others. From famous artists to underground legends, you can assess their strategies and observe how they’ve overcome all the obstacles they had to face on their journey.

Free Guide: The Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists

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The Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists is a short and action-oriented PDF-guide that walks you through the things that really make a difference.

The Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists

The Secret Behind Building a Meaningful Music Career

What do you think makes one out of thousands of upcoming artists “break through”? Is it luck? Genius talent? Maybe that artist is simply great at networking? These are some of the typical answers that come to mind when I ask upcoming artists this question. 


But that’s not even remotely true and here’s why:


Success doesn’t magically happen overnight, simply because you get picked by a big label or supported by a famous DJ. Talent is important, of course, but without a proper strategy and the right mindset, it won’t get you anywhere. 


Here’s what works instead:


To build a meaningful music career, you need to set goals strategically and make the right moves towards achieving them - every single day. This is only possible if you take the time to assess where you are and how you can get from point A to point B.


Luckily, if you surround yourself with the right people and arm yourself with the right knowledge, you’re already halfway there. Pick Yourself is there to support you on that journey and I believe that it’s 100% possible for you to build a successful music career.

My recipe for building a meaningful music career

  • Strategies over tactics. You have to play the long-term game and make small but deliberate and consistent moves towards the right goals.
  • Forget about traditional “networking”. All you need is a handful of amazing relationships with a few people that have the right mindset.
  • Embrace change in the music industry. You can complain all day long about how unfair the world is and how much easier everything is supposed to be. Here‘s some tough love for you: The only artists who are going to succeed in today’s music industry are the ones who have the grit to overcome any obstacle. Embrace change, be creative, and make smart choices when it comes to dealing with money as an artist.

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