The music industry is and always has been, a very difficult industry to be successful in and it really is not easy to make a living in this field. However, the internet offers you an affordable chance to have a shot at getting recognition by reaching more people and demonstrating your abilities to them..
YouTube is one of the best platforms to portray your music, to interact with the public, to build a following and to manage your own image. Making use of social media and creating a strong online presence can definitely boost your chances of being discovered and to get you a chance to be heard by those who matter in the industry.
By creating your own merchandise, you might be able to make some extra money and keep the fans happy. Hopefully, in time, you will be able to manage as many aspects of your career as possible and benefit from the resulting profits.
The competition is certainly very tough out there. Being a good singer or musician can mean very little when you are surrounded by so much talent. Musicians across the world are trying to get back to basics, by working like crazy, by simplifying the process of getting their music heard and trying everything they can to make a living doing what they love. Some manage to make it and then they really make it.
So, if you are up for the challenge, we suggest that you start building your audience today, online.