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Have you ever seen or heard of a situation where someone is put into a position of power just because they knew the right person. That is the power of networking.
What is Networking
Networking is the deliberate process of making connections and building relationships with people that will benefit you or your cause. Relationships are full-time commitments that can be very draining and time-consuming, so you need to make sure you are spending your time and energy on the right relationships. In the music industry a good network of people will greatly benefit you and your career.
Benefits of Networking
In the music industry your network is extremely important. The benefits of networking include:
Strengthen Business Connections - Networking is not about taking, but rather about sharing. It is all about forming a bond and helping one another in time of need.
Get Noticed - Networking puts you in the path of people that matter, so they know who you are and what you can do.
Advance your career - Networking can open doors to job offerings that you could have never imagined you would come across in your entire music career. This could advance your career greatly.
Raise your Profile - The more important people you know and have a relationship with, the more your status and profile will rise.
Networking is an important tool you need to take advantage of. Networking doesn’t come naturally to a lot of people, don’t worry it is something that can be learned. So be on the lookout for when our course on networking is released.
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