One of the downsides of running your own gigs, being your own boss, etc is that you are your own sales person. That’s why networking matters, as well as a constant attitude of “look at me, I can do THIS” (replace THIS with whatever it is you do). Well, I am pretty bad at that. I tend to prefer to listen to people talk rather than over-explain myself, what I do, etc. I am just not cut for that constant “PR mode” (ironically, I am pretty good at designing other people’s PR).
So, to make this rant a bit briefer and less ranty, I wish there was some sort of “Agent and Management” service (not different from what artists have) that would just take me in and do all that stuff on my behalf. I would happily pay them a handsome commission for the privilege.
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