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Junior Prom: What We Learned From Our Failed Record Deal [Video]

As Junior Prom had to learn the hard way, getting a record deal does not guarantee you a one-way ticket to success. Many musicians assume that having a label behind you means your team will handle all the work for you, but the reality is that you're going to have to work just as hard – if not harder – than before.

How to Build Your Professional Team as an Indie Band [Video]

Being a DIY musician doesn't have to mean that you literally do it all yourself.

If you're starting to realize that it's time to get some help with your music career in order to keep up with the rate at which your fanbase is growing, but you're not sure how to go about building your professional team, this video is for you. Having just gone through the process themselves, Junior Prom explains how the different pieces came together for them:

Watch: Incubus' Manager on How to Build an Audience for Your Music

Steve Rennie giving advice in his CreativeLive course (via YouTube)

Steve Rennie, longtime manager of Incubus and a driving force behind the band's multi-platinum commercial success, offers sound advice for musicians in his new CreativeLive course entitled "Dream it, Do it: Breaking into the Music Industry."