DC of Soulplusmind | Work Hard, Travel Hard | Mastering productivity and creating passive income through sync licensing | SEP003

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This episode I talk with my friend, music producer, DC from Soulplusmind. I’ve known DC for about 5 years now since we started working together on our album Blessed. He was already knee deep in music licensing. We’ve actually had few placements together. But DC is constantly pushing to stay on top of his craft and learn the ins and outs of that side of business. Right now DC has a music licensing directory available for purchase at www.Soulplusmind.com to help artists get into licensing with a head start.

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01:41 - Guest Introduction: From DJing to producing & composing

02:30 - Licensing Placements: Ray Donovan, All Access, Power, The Challenger Move and more.

05:15 - How DC got into licensing: Stumbled upon a panel at a free music confrence

08:45 - Music/Sync Licensing: What is it?

12:30 - Getting Licensed: Ways you can get discovered

19:55 - It doesn't have to be a masterpiece: Make it convey an emotion

22:32 - Spreading the knowledge: We can help eachother and benefit by working with competition.

25:00 - Etiquette: How to approach contacts properly

28:28 - Exclusive/Non-Exclusive: Different licensing agreements

35:33 - Routines to maximize output: Utilizing a calendar where daily tasks alternate weekly to keep your work fresh

39:01 - Unplug and recharge: Travel annually to a new place

44:15 - Obstacles: Finding a time for your personal growth in your day job

47:09 - Success turned failure or failure turned success: What you put your energy into can determine your life's path

53:13 - Rules to before collaborating: The vibe and energy must be right

59:25 - Work Ethic: Sharpen your craft even when you don't "feel like it."

Top 3 (Do, Don't & Must Have):

Do: read a book daily

Don't: be unprofessional or sell yourself short

Must Have: Travel (Art imitates life)

01:15:40 - Words to live by: Do what you're passionate about. Don't be discouraged by naysayers.

01:18:30 - Guest contact

-Homepage: www.soulplusmind.com

-All Social Media Platforms: @dCsoulplusmind

1:18:40 - Music Licensing Directory for sale: Access to over 250 licensing companies that DC has worked with and compiled over the years as well as contact information and direct access to DC for question etc. Plus future revisions.

Purchase at www.Soulplusmind.com

Other key points:

01:05:06 - DC's favorite book: "The Alchemist" Buy from Amazon Audiobook via YouTube

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