Having Your Best Year Ever, Despite The Worldwide Pandemic | With Jake Rye

In our latest poll, more than 65% of recording studios have seen their incomes decline in 2020 due to the pandemic. 

Instead of diving into all the (obvious) reasons why studios are struggling, we thought it would be more beneficial to interview someone who’s having their best year ever.

What separates them from those who are struggling? How have they set themselves up for success in 2020 while other studios are struggling? 

Listen now to learn how Jake has built his business from the ground up to not only survive, but thrive in this post-pandemic world. 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How Jake Rye grew his business to exceed previous years during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • How Jake runs safe tracking sessions during the pandemic
  • Why relationships are so important to Jake’s success
  • How Jake shaped his business by intentionally focusing on his core values
  • Why people in northern areas have to plan for S.A.D.
  • How getting out of his audio cave led to better opportunities for Jake
  • Why producers should focus on people rather than music
  • The key to success in the music industry

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“You kinda have to know if you really are good or not. ‘Cause you don’t want to be necessarily selling your skills, you want your portfolio to do that for you.” – Jake Rye

“You can’t be successful. If you don’t manage your money well, you will never be successful.” – Jake Rye

“This is a deeper dive on some aspects of The Go-Giver and on truly valuing the relationships that you’re building with people.” – Chris Graham

“If you can combine that genuine thirst for a relationship with someone with the metrics and tracking that I teach in the course, that’s the best combination.” – Brian Hood

Episode Links

Social Recording Company COVID Phase 4 Michigan Session Prep Guidlines


Filepass – https://filepass.com

Filepass for Graphic Design – https://filepass.com/design

456 Recordings – www.456recordings.com

Chris Graham – www.chrisgrahammastering.com

Bounce Butler – http://bouncebutler.com

Jake Rye – Social Recording Company – https://socialrecordingcompany.com/

Submithub – https://submithub.com


The Profitable Producer Course – theprofitableproducer.com

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

Facebook Community

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


@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

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People, Artists, and Organizations

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Shawn McDonald – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawn_McDonald

Full Circle Music – https://fullcirclemusic.com/

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