If you are looking for a career in the music industry be prepared to do a lot of legwork, networking and self promotion. Luckily, technology and especially the internet has made it easier than ever to get your music, your talents or simply your resume noticed.
Musicians can have their own affordable home studio in which to record high quality demos, something that was a fantasy only 15 years ago. Likewise, musical performers can make use of online audio2 and video sites to gain exposure throughout the world. The key for both of these is to put out as high quality a product as possible. Make your music videos memorable or unique and they may go viral, being rapidly picked up on social networking sites.
By putting in the effort to get your work noticed on these networks through your friends and their friends, you will be surprised how far a good song or video will go. Music companies are always on the look out for the next big thing and this is your shot.
If you are looking to get you foot in the music industry’s door, harnessing social networks and making use of affordable music technology is vital.