5 Things To Know When Starting A Successful Music Licensing Business

Want to start your own music licensing business? Here are 5 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a music licensing business:

#1: Aaron Green, founder of Easy Song Licensing:

We chatted with with Aaron, founder of Easy Song Licensing ($375K/month). In our interview, Aaron says:

The old entrepreneurial saying comes to mind; ‘you need to reinvent yourself every 4-5 years to maintain success’, which we can personally attest to. Staying rigid and stubborn regarding your original business plan and execution can only lead to dead-ends if you do not experience any hint of the growth you were anticipating.

Additionally:

For future entrepreneurs, you need to be as open-minded as possible. You first need to master the art of the sticky sponge, by finding strong mentors early-on, not being afraid to ask any question and bowing down to others’ expertise and knowledge.

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#2: Tanvi Patel, founder of Crucial Music:

We chatted with with Tanvi, founder of Crucial Music ($75K/month). In our interview, Tanvi says:

Stay focused, and keep going. Great ideas need follow-thru. It’s very easy to get sidetracked or give up because it’s really hard.

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#3: Aaron Green, founder of Easy Song Licensing:

We chatted with with Aaron, founder of Easy Song Licensing ($375K/month). In our interview, Aaron says:

As a small business grows larger, it presents new and more complex challenges in how we accommodate our people where we had to pick and choose our priorities while enforcing a more structured approach compared to years past.

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#4: Aaron Green, founder of Easy Song Licensing:

We chatted with with Aaron, founder of Easy Song Licensing ($375K/month). In our interview, Aaron says:

Transparency equals trust, coupled with an open/flexible mindset to accept all ideas. If you want to improve, get out of your own head and go out and find out more.

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