Ep 153-Sarah Meals on Hiring an Assistant

Ep 153-Sarah Meals on Hiring an Assistant

Sarah is an arts marketer, activist, and enthusiast who in 2015 left her ‘day job’ in arts administration to launch Goddess of Win Music Business Solutions. Goddess of Win provides business support to freelance composers—everything from filling out pesky vendor paperwork to fulfilling sales and rental orders to customers.

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Assistant to a conspicuous list of composers and entrepreneur Sarah Meals discusses the how and why you should hire an assistant.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • BCM International
  • Becoming an assistant
  • Going full time
  • Seeing opportunity & taking it
  • When to hire an assistant
  • Managing revenue
  • Different licenses
  • Residencies
  • Commissions
  • Emails
  • PR & branding
  • Websites
  • Sales
  • Retailers
  • Hiring an assistant
  • Have a functioning website:
    • Catalog
    • Scores
    • Recordings
    • Contact
  • Responding to emails quickly
  • Keeping up on your social media


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