If you want to start making more being self-employed while having more time off, it’s crucial to outsource, delegate, and systematize different parts of your business, even if you’re a beginner. Let’s face it, it takes a lot to make your solo-business a Client Attraction machine, but even more so if you’re doing it all on your own.
In a corporate environment there are many uses for CD and DVD duplication. You might have a PowerPoint project that needs to be duplicated and distributed, or you may have a report that needs to be presented and distributed. The difficulty lies in choosing which media, CD or DVD, to duplicate or replicate on. For a smaller project you probably want to choose CD media, as most discs can hold up to 74 minutes of audio or 650 MB of data. DVD media typically holds 4.7 GB of information, and the new dual-layer DVD-Rs will hold up to 8.54 GB of info. This would be great for larger or a multiple file duplication project.
After your demo is exposed, you may want to create what the music industry calls a “Retail Ready” CD. This is the real deal that can make you money. This CD consists of your artwork, maybe even your picture or your band’s picture placed on the front cover of your CD with a detailed song list on the back. You see this form of packaging mostly in music stores or wherever you buy music CDs. Once you have a real professional CD in hand, you can sell your product at live gigs, on amazon.com and many other places on the internet or on your website.
As you are approaching a professional cd duplication services services, you save a considerable amount of time. You don’t waste your time burning and producing CDs from your home PC then. The professional CD makers know the technicality as well as own the most sophisticated machinery. Also, they have hand-on experience in the field. They get it done within the time frame you demand from them.
If using a laptop computer to burn your master, make sure it is powered from the mains and not the battery as the speed of the drive can fluctuate during writing causing problems later when the disc is being read.
Now we will get into how both forms of media actually work. What must first be known is that all CDs store information on them in a digital format, meaning data is read off the media as ones and zeros.
So how do you make more money from your gigs? Well, there are lots of ways. The primary one is to offer them a wide variety of merchandise. At every gig you should make sure that someone is there offering your fans something they can buy, something that they can use to remember the event. It is extremely easy and inexpensive to get custom band merchandise made. The most obvious items to offer are T shirts which will both help you earn money and help advertise your band. For extra bucks, you can offer special one time only shirts that you will ONLY sell at the event you are playing at.
These are some of the important things to be kept in mind while preparing your master disc. Remember if you compromise on the quality of a master disc, you are likely to end up with a substandard quality of CD duplication, which won’t be of any help.