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Whether you are looking to make a little extra money on the side, or are considering making your living in a guitar-related business, How to Make Money in the Guitar Biz is for you. If you are already in the business and looking for new ideas, you will find this book useful as well.

Alan Morrison shares his insights based on 30 plus years of experience teaching, performing, repairing, selling online and in his own retail store. There are also interviews with touring musicians, Greg Hipskind, owner of QC Rock Academy lesson studio, and boutique guitar builders including Mark from G'Zan Custom Guitars, and Doug Kauer of Kauer Guitars.

Part I discusses various ways to generate revenue in guitar-related fields.

Chapters Include:
  • Where It All Began
  • Lessons
  • Performing
  • Guitar Repair and Customizing
  • Amplifier Repair
  • Online Sales
  • Retail Guitar Store
  • Lesson Studio
  • Group Classes
  • Guitar Building

Part II discusses how to start a business and grow it.

Chapters Include:
  • Business Basics - Making It Official
  • Business Basics - Accounting
  • Accepting Payment
  • Managing Expenses
  • Debt and Borrowing Money
  • Multiple Revenue Streams Generate a River of Cash Flow
  • Boost Your Profits Using a Daily Business Plan
  • Marketing and Advertising on a Budget
  • Selling Guitars 101
  • Customer Service
  • Competition
  • Taking the Leap from Employee to Self-Employed
  • Using Your Powers for Good
  • Summary
  • Resources

"There are lots of books about guitars, and tons of books about business. I saw the need to combine the two and let people know that it is possible to make make money doing what they love. I have that opportunity every day and am happy to share my story and strategies with others." - Alan Morrison, author

Soft cover 198 pages

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