5 essential tips how you make your business trips more effective- Posted by Johannes Ripken
Recently I was on the road again to meet potential business partners or customers for tamanguu. I enjoy such trips, even if they can be mentally and physically demanding. But the great thing is that I meet interesting personalities, get to know and exchange ideas with them. And meanwhile I can push our startup tamanguu forward.
Generally, business trips are an integral part of today’s professional life. Meeting potential business partners or customers in person in their city or office is the best way to maintain relationships and network. Some business trips are a complete success - like my recent one. Some are not really satisfying.
In order that the latter doesn’t happen, here are my 5 essential tips for more effective business trips! Specifically using the example of the business trip that I have just finished.
VIDEO: The Power of Networking - Asli Kaymaz- Posted by tamanguu
Part 3 of our video series “The Power of Networking”
The music industry is, like all creative industries, the prime example of the relevance of networking. Especially in this area, creative processes and services and the emotional involvement with the own work and person have a significant impact and are important. tamanguu executes interviews with several selected interesting personalities of the music industries about their experiences, knowledge and opinions regarding networking and relationship management.
This time, we have interviewed the young artist manager Asli Kaymaz, who has gained experience in two interesting roles in the music business. She worked for Universal Music Germany, mainly as talent scout for their discovery and distribution platform Spinnup. Since 2015, she works as assistant for the head of the artist agency Chimperator Live GmbH, who are in charge for some Top10 charting artists from Germany like CRO, Bausa or Namika.
This interview is held in German language. Therefore, we prepared the videos with subtitles which you can enable in the YouTube player. Additionally to the subtitles, you can read the full transcript of the interview below.
Music Industry Insight: A&R and Networking with Tjark Hartwig, Four Music- Posted by Friederike Schymura
“Networking is essential. You definitively have to know a lot of people.” (Tjark Hartwig, A&R-Manager, Four Music, Sony Music Germany)
When an artist decides to pursue his passion professionally, he has to make a variety of decisions: Who can help me with what matters? How do I have to perform? How do I connect to any contacts I need? Do I actually need a label? These are all questions that a young artist deals with - but not only the artist, labels also deal with exactly these topics: How can your own network be expanded? What does an artist need to be signed and where can I find these artists?
About this topic, tamanguu talked to Tjark Hartwig, A&R-Manager at the Berlin record label Four Music.
5 Networking Stereotypes - and how to handle them- Posted by Laura Josczok
Whoever visits networking events more often will have noticed that there are always recurring types of networkers. It may be stereotypes, but as we all know, there is always a big truth about such stereotypes. But which guys are they, how do I recognize them, deal with them? And if I find myself in the description: what should I pay attention to and what can I do better?
Getting the most out of Networking Events- Posted by Laura Josczok
Whether Reeperbahn Festival, Midem, SXSW or another of the numerous industry get-togethers: in the music industry, there is a lot of networking going on. Here you can make valuable contacts and not infrequently create a new job or project opportunity. But even though these events are usually rather casual, the attendance of a networking evening should not remain unplanned. Our Networking Timetable tells you how to get the most out of such a meeting.