Podcast Episode 92: What To Do When Someone In Your Area Is Charging $5 Per Song 

You’ve invested thousands of dollars in gear, and you’ve been busting your a$$ to get clients, but it’s been a struggle to get them at a fair rate. 

To make things worse, the guy down the street started doing $5 mixes. 

What should you do?

Join us to discuss the topic of $5 Craigslist mixes, what you “should” be charging, and how to compete with the lowball competition in your area. 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why selling full mixes (or pretty much anything) for $5 is a terrible idea
  • Why the people who do sell mixes for $5 take care of many of the awful clients you’d have to deal with if Buttrock Berry didn’t take them from you
  • How becoming a commodity affects your business outlook
  • What putting your identity into what you do can do to you
  • Why you don’t want to by the Ryanair of the music industry
  • How worrying about people like Buttrock Berry distracts you from your own business
  • Why you should wait for your niche to pick you
  • How looking over your shoulder can cost you the race

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Quotes 

“The solution is, stop whining and get back to business.” – Chris Graham

“You’ll start getting referrals in the niche that chooses you. That’s how you know.” – Brian Hood

Episode Links


Websites

456 Recordings – www.456recordings.com

Chris Graham – www.chrisgrahammastering.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

 

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Related Podcast Episodes

Episode 17: The 5 Stages Of A Successful Recording Career – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/the-5-stages-of-a-successful-recording-career/

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/

 

People

Jacquire King – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacquire_King

 

Airlines

Spirit – https://www.spirit.com/

Ryanair – https://www.ryanair.com

Delta – https://www.delta.com/

 

Miscellaneous

Enneagram – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enneagram_of_Personality

 

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