Podcast Episode 50: Help! My Clients All Want To Do Their Own DIY Recordings

In this episode (recorded live in The Six Figure Home Studio Facebook Community), Brian and Chris discuss a dilemma faced by many engineers: artists who wish to record themselves.

With more and more artists choosing the DIY option these days, how can you add value to them while still providing a service that they can’t do themselves?

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why telling an artist “don’t record yourself” is a bad idea for both parties
  • How you can tactfully work with an artist to help them while helping yourself
  • Why being afraid of rejection will cause you to fail every single time
  • Why you absolutely should not focus on chasing one single client
  • How asking questions will open up new opportunities for you
  • Why you, as a creative, need to take options A and B and find option C
  • How knowing the right services to pitch to an artist working on a DIY project can make or break the deal
  • How coaching and going out of your way to help will get you the job

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Quotes

“In business, it’s not about what you say. It’s about what you ask.” – Chris Graham

“Most people, that are not full time, if they’re trying to build their studio they have free time. And if you don’t have free time, then it’s not a priority for you because everyone still has the time between when they get home from work until they go to bed to do this sort of stuff.” – Brian Hood

Episode Links


Websites

456 Recordings – www.456recordings.com

Chris Graham – www.chrisgrahammastering.com

Courses

The Profitable Producer Course – theprofitableproducer.com

Facebook Community

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

YouTube Channels

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

Send Us Your Feedback!

The Six Figure Home Studio Podcast – podcast@thesixfigurehomestudio.com

Related Podcast Episodes

Episode 42: How To Get More Clients For Your Studio (Part 1) – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/how-to-get-more-clients-for-your-studio-part-1/

Episode 43: How To Get More Clients For Your Studio (Part 2) – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/how-to-get-more-clients-for-your-studio-part-2/

Episode 45: How Studio Owners Are Multiplying Their Income And Minimizing Their Headaches Using The 80/20 Principle – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/how-studio-owners-are-multiplying-their-income-and-minimizing-their-headaches-using-the-80-20-principle/

Episode 49: How To Answer THE Most Important Question: Why Should Someone Hire You? – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/how-to-answer-the-most-important-question-why-should-someone-hire-you/

Books

The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann – https://www.amazon.com/dp/1591848288/

People

Graham Cochrane – https://www.grahamcochrane.com/

Businesses

O’Charley’s – https://www.ocharleys.com/ (lol)

Articles

Graham Cochrane in Business Insider – https://www.businessinsider.com/graham-cochrane-recording-revolution-2015-6

 

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