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Important Note
Our books and materials may be 100% tax deductible as a training expense.

Business opportunities & training
The Artist Series

New Book Series Helps Artists Succeed at Business Planning and Operations

The Artist Series Books are comprehensive business opportunity and start-up publications available for potential and practicing DJs, musicians, bands and videographers. Each title addresses common business start-up and operational elements. The series, written by multimedia producer Dan Titus, is designed to address the business needs of artists who spend countless hours perfecting their craft. However, many do not understand how to start a business, nor do they understand basic financial and marketing elements needed to draft a business plan. The typical book contents include:

  • How to start a for profit company.

  • Business start-up checklists.

  • How to finance a venture. How to write off equipment.

  • Explanation of structure: Sole proprietorship, corporation, and partnership.

  • How to write a business plan. Sample plan included.

  • How to write a marketing plan. Sample plan included.

  • How to select a lawyer, agent, and accountant.

  • Explanation of insurance and government permits.

  • How to promote a company.

  • How to break into the business.

  • And more!

As a bonus, each book has a tandem Web site that includes Ebooks and free software downloads. Examples include:

  • How to Get a Trademark, Quickly and Easily

  • The Government Loan Resource Guide

  • Sample Business Plans*

  • Sample Contracts*

  • Sample Financial Schedules*

* These are Microsoft Word and Excel files that readers can download and edit. Create a business plan quickly and easily.

There is also an optional CD-ROM that goes with each title!


Published by: Venture Marketing, Inc.
Distributed by:
Music Sales Corporation
Dan Titus.
Business, How-to, Self-help.
Price: $34.95 Pages: 176, each title.
Trim size:
8.5 X 11 inches.
Illustrated, appendix, index.

Three titles launch the series and will be available in major book stores:

  1. The DJ Cookbook: Business Start-up Guide 
    ISBN 1582911088 

  2. The Garage Band Cookbook: Business Start-up Guide
    ISBN 1582911096 

  3. The Multimedia Cookbook: Business Start-up Guide
    How to Start and Run a Videographer Service
    ISBN 158291110X

Foreword for The DJ Cookbook is by DJ industry expert Dave Kreiner of The Source for Music, a contributor to Mobile Beat Magazine. Foreword for The Garage Band Cookbook is by director/producer Rickey Minor of Minor Productions: Super Bowl 36 & 37, Whitney Houston, Back Street Boys, Motown Live, and American Bandstand 50th anniversary special.

For more details contact:

Venture Marketing
Box 151
Chino Hills, California 91709

Voice/Fax: (909) 597-6369









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