Cows.

Vegetarians and vegans avert your ears… Today we’re killing cows.

Before you report us to PETA, hold up! We’re talking about figurative cows – sacred cows and their close relatives the purple cows.

But what do these terms mean in the audio industry?

Find out what they are, and why you might need to slaughter a sacred cow on the road to becoming a purple cow on this week’s episode!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How killing a sacred cow could launch your business to the next level
  • Why being a purple cow sets you apart
  • How creating “beef” with your competitors could be a good thing
  • What kind of sacred cows we grew up with that have not been brutally butchered
  • How the killing of sacred cows has changed the landscape of music
  • What the difference between hustling and happy hustling is
  • How the idea of “working harder” can be a toxic mentality
  • Why slow and steady wins the race
  • How Chris’ Crazy Ideas could change the music industry of the future

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Quotes 

“When I look at paid advertising, it’s absolutely like a turbocharger for your car. Not an engine for your car.” – Chris Graham

“You could be the person who’s not looking to your left and to your right to figure out what everyone else is doing. You’re running your own race and you’re running it in a very long, sustainable way that allows you to be successful throughout the ages.” – Brian Hood

Episode Links


Websites

456 Recordings – www.456recordings.com

Chris Graham – www.chrisgrahammastering.com

Filepass – https://filepass.com

Bounce Butler – http://bouncebutler.com

 

Courses

The Profitable Producer Course – theprofitableproducer.com

The Home Studio Startup Course – www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/10k

 

Facebook Community

6FHS Facebook Community – http://thesixfigurehomestudio.com/community

 

Instagram

@chris_graham – https://www.instagram.com/chris_graham/

@brianh00d – https://www.instagram.com/brianh00d/

 

YouTube Channels 

The Six Figure Home Studio – https://www.youtube.com/thesixfigurehomestudio

 

Send Us Your Feedback!

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Related Podcast Episodes

Episode 1: The “Old Model” Is Dead – The Future Is In YOU And Your Home Recording Studio – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/the-future-is-in-you-and-your-home-recording-studio/

Episode 23: Why You MIGHT Need To Advertise Your Studio – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/why-you-might-need-to-advertise-your-studio/

Episode 96: How You’re Sabotaging Your Business With These 5 Toxic Mindsets – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/how-youre-sabotaging-your-business-with-these-5-toxic-mindsets/

Episode 97: How To Grow Your Business By Nurturing These 4 Positive Mindsets – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/how-to-grow-your-business-by-nurturing-these-4-positive-mindsets/

 

Blog Posts

Why Most Home Studios Fail To “Make It” (Spoiler: It Has Nothing To Do With Marketing) – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/why-most-home-studios-fail/

 

Other Podcasts

The Graham Cochrane Show – https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/xiqst-90338/The-Graham-Cochrane-Show-Podcast

Recording Studio Rockstars: Andrew Scheps – Mixing Hit Records With a Laptop and Headphones (In The Box) – https://recordingstudiorockstars.com/rsr139-andrew-scheps-mixing-hit-records-laptop-headphones-box/

The Mastering Show: Mastering on Headphones ?! – http://themasteringshow.com/episode-50/

Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend – https://art19.com/shows/conan-obrien

 

Books

Purple Cow by Seth Godin – https://www.amazon.com/Purple-Cow-New-Transform-Remarkable/dp/1591843170

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance – https://www.amazon.com/Elon-Musk-SpaceX-Fantastic-Future/dp/006230125X

The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen – https://www.amazon.com/Innovators-Dilemma-Revolutionary-Change-Business/dp/0062060244

 

Companies

AirBNB – https://www.airbnb.com

Uber – https://www.uber.com/

Lyft – http://lyft.com

PayPal – https://paypal.com

Palm – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palm_(PDA)

MySpace – https://myspace.com/

BestBuy – https://www.bestbuy.com/

 

People

Elon Musk – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elon_Musk

Cliff Young – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cliff_Young_(athlete)

Dick Fosbury – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Fosbury

My Buddy Mike – https://www.instagram.com/mybuddymike/

 

Music

The Kinks – You Really Got Me

Steely Dan – https://www.steelydan.com/

Sigur Rós – https://sigurros.com/

Jónsi – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%B3nsi

Taylor Swift – https://www.taylorswift.com/

My Buddy Mike – http://www.mybuddymike.net/

 

Documentaries

Blue Planet – https://www.bbcearth.com/shows/blue-planet/

 

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