The following is a guest post for Bandzoogle, a platform for website building, direct-to-fan marketing, and sales.
If you’ve ever had a corporate day job, you know how terrible meetings can be. The worst meetings can be mind-numbingly boring wastes of time. Just because the music business tends to be on the creative end of the spectrum doesn’t mean it’s immune to bad meetings.
Given the swift pace of the industry, no one can afford to burn time on an unproductive music business meeting. You may land only 15 minutes in front of an important decision maker, so every minute counts.
But don’t stress. There are three components of a successful meeting: preparation, the meeting itself, and the follow up. Here’s how to pull off each one so you’ll ace your next music business meeting.