Spoiler warning: it’s NOT by spamming your business cards at NAMM
Getting that first established band to say yes is one of the hardest parts in any producer’s career. Once you get your first “yes,” the rest of them come much more easily, so getting that first domino to fall is a HUGE milestone in your career.
But easier said than done, right?? But here’s how Eyal did it with NO contacts, NO credibility, NO legit clients, and with a “studio” in his parents’ basement…
Remember, this stuff takes TIME – you’ve gotta be patient. Networking isn’t a one-time event, it’s a process that needs to be constantly running in the background of your life.
Don’t make the mistake of trying to “close the sale” 45 seconds after you meet someone. Instead, think about how you can build long-term, lasting relationships with people where you’re providing REAL VALUE – then watch the dominoes fall 🙂
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