The Business of Audio Engineering

The Business of Audio Engineering

2nd Edition
by Dave Hampton

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This Music Pro Guide helps you navigate the current business climate, make a great living, and create the ultimate audio engineering lifestyle

Montclair, NJ (April 11, 2013) – Whether you’re an independent studio engineer, a live sound operator, a broadcast technician, a postproduction specialist, or a student diving headfirst into the real world, the second edition of The Business of Audio Engineering is written just for you. The author shares modern-day approaches that will dramatically increase your chances for success in the audio business.

This book teaches you what you need to know about the life of a professional audio engineer with effective business strategies presented by an award-winning and highly-esteemed engineer/business pro. From attracting clients to keeping them; to hiring studios to working on your own, dealing with problem artists, producers, and labels; to handling a crisis (or keeping one from happening); to getting paid what you’re worth and being worth what you’re paid, Dave Hampton has the advice you need to manage your audio engineering career like the successful business it truly can be.

The Business of Audio Engineering teaches you:

  • How to know your value and set a rate
  • How to legally form your own company
  • Tips for working in the real world
  • How to make a great living and create the ultimate audio engineering lifestyle

The book contains also valuable strategies how to work with people in general, and with clients and partners in particular. The author’s insight stems from countless experiences as a working engineer, and many examples show you how to deal with challenging business situations and come out ahead.

dave hampton

Dave Hampton is an engineer and technical support specialist with over twenty-five years of music industry experience in audio engineering, production, and studio design. He continues to work with some of the brightest stars in music and entertainment, including Babyface, Chicago, Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, and Prince. Hampton, who lives in Los Angeles, is known for his dedication and total commitment to excellence and service. Learn more about Dave Hampton at www.davehampton.com.

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The Business of Audio Engineering, 2nd Edition
$24.99 (US)
ISBN: 9781476812861
UPC: 884088670955
Width: 7.38″
Length: 9.13″
232 pages

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About HLPAPG

Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group, the trade book division of Hal Leonard Corporations, publishes books on the performing arts under the imprints Hal Leonard Books, Backbeat Books, Amadeus Press, and Applause Theatre and Cinema Books.

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