Punk Rock Entrepreneur: Running a Business Without Losing Your Values (Punx) (Paperback)
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Do you have an idea for something that you want to share with the world but don't know where to start? Want to make a living without selling your soul? Have a business plan but can't afford to buy anything up front? This book is for you. Punk Rock Entrepreneur is a guide to launching your own business using DIY methods that allow you to begin from wherever you are, right now. Caroline Moore talks (and illustrates ) you through the why and how of business operations that she learned over years booking bands, organizing fests, sleeping on couches, and making a little go a long way. Engaging stories and illustrations show you the ropes, from building a network and working distribution channels to the value of community and being authentic. With first hand accounts from touring bands and small business owners, this book gives you the inspiration and down-to-earth advice you'll need to get started working for yourself.
Caroline Moore is a photographer and designer from Brownsville, Pennyslvania. She has honed her business sense through years of involvement in the DIY punk scene, and has spoken on the topic at Weapons of Mass Creation Fest and Dare Conference. Her photos have been published in Alternative Press, the Vinyl District, and BIE Media, and she's designed for the CREATE lab under Carnegie Mellon University, as well as for Denis Leary and Green Day.