A Managers Role And How He Gets Paid (Beginner)
Welcome back to “How To Be Ready For A Music Manager” series. Where we will be going through music management at a really basic level for beginners. What a music manager does. there are 2 different types of duties a good modern day music managers dose. Managers play a role in the careers of recording artists, songwriters, and musicians. but I have broken it down to a few duties that there would do for all of them.
Managers are involved in advising artists on all things related to their careers as an artist. Today, the role of the manager has a much more hands-on approach on the development of their clients so they can reach fans directly. Managers also Traditional look for Record and Publishing deals. It may still be better for some artists, managers offer their clients different revenue in areas of sponsorship, branding, merchandising, and/or licensing. The managers job is to help figure out which deals that are right for their clients’ and help run independent operations that can fit into their long-term career plans.
Managers sometimes manage the income and expenses of the client. managers take care of making payments to musicians, (background singers, roadies, tour managers,) on behalf of the artist. They also sometimes help in the areas of savings, taxes. Many artists are not very good at the tax obligations that relate to their performance, licensing, sponsorship, recording, and merchandise income. Good managers help their artists organize their money while also some time assisting with savings.
How The Artists manager Gets Paid
A manager gets a percentage of all earnings Normal 20%, but this is all down to the work they do for you.
So check out the next post where i will be going trough “Top 10 Tips On How to get a Great Music Manager (Slideshare)” the third post in the “How to be ready for a music manager series” By Jack Thomson From Roman Republic