Our friends at Pro Tools Expert have an excellent article on running an audio business without wasting money. "8 WAYS TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL AUDIO BUSINESS WITHOUT WASTING MONEY" gives some great tips for those trying to build a business but finding that the costs can often outweigh the profits.
Drawing on their own experience of running studios and production companies they outline ways that savings can be made including working from home, renting equipment and other simple but effective ideas.
They article begins:
"There’s a saying I learnt from my Dad, in business profit is what you don’t spend.
Building an audio business is a costly affair, both in terms of the building and the gear. It’s depressing sometimes walking into gorgeous studios that are making no money they have the desk, the rooms, the mics but the profits are not covering all the expense.
The problem is that often we need to invest to get the work and sometimes it is for just a single project. It can feel like a catch 22, but there are ways to grow your studio business without spending as much money.
Here are 8 ways to build a successful audio business without wasting money."