By Louise Singleton
Finding the right Manager to guide
songwriting career can be a
very important step on the way to
becoming a successful
songwriter or lyric-writer in
today's highly competitive music
industry.  After all, a manager can
open doors for you in the music
industry and can pitch your songs
and lyrics for you, as they act as
the liason between you and the
record companies, producers and
recording artists.  

Top music-industry manager
Amanda Simmons, of The
Amanda Simmons Agency
, tells
us:  '
Finding the right manager to
guide your
songwriting career can
be challenging, because there are
many types of
songwriters, and
each requires a different type of
manager". For example, songwriters
who are also
poets and authors might
benefit from  having a literary agent.

Songwriters who are also singers and
performers might benefit more from
having a booking agent to find them work
and paying gigs, instead of, for example,
guiding or managing their careers.  
Talent agents are a more general type of
management, who would manage all
types of talent, including actors and

A common choice for
songwriters and
lyric-writers is a business manager,  
who can look after all the business
aspects of your
songwriting or music
career, such as contracts, publishing
rights, copyrights and of course,

That's why finding the right  manager
or agent is often one of the first key
steps to embarking on a successful
songwriting career, and well worth the
time and effort it takes to find the right

Songwriter's Manager and Agent
is available here, and can
help you narrow the search and find
the right Manager or Agent to manage
songwriting career and look after
the sale of your songs.
Find the Right Manager to Guide Your Songwriting Career
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