- Contact someone you met at NAMM and ask them how they handled a situation you are struggling with. This will give you a new perspective, while also building your network of industry friends.
- Look at your scheduled travel for the year and arrange some extra time to visit good music stores during your trip. Reach out beforehand and make the arrangements a month in advance.
- Pick one or two people that you would like to have as a mentor and reach out to them by phone or email and ask for their guidance.
- Create your monthly focus - your plan of attack for each month of the new year.
Instrumental music retailing is a difficult endeavor - not suited for those that are not committed, creative, and persistent. With this blog, I'll share my ideas on how to build your business. If you'd like more help - reach out to me at email@example.com