#5. Educate yourself in the entertainment business

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You’ve all heard musician moaning that they have been ripped off by their label, record companies, or publishing company, but is it the case? Well it would greatly benefit you if you were to educate yourself about the music business before diving into the contracts etc. Understanding common issue’s can be of great benefit, but in most case the information you require is not far away. There are dozens if not hundreds of books that can be obtained quite easily which will cover topics such as copyrights, contracts, standard business, business of music, the choices are endless. You will also find that you may have a seminar or workshop near you. You also have a lot of information on the internet that can be very helpful to you and your career.