Drums, Drums, Drums with Josh Touchton of Ludwig Drums

In this episode Richard and Nathan sit down with Josh Touchton of Ludwig drums.  Josh is an established authority in the MI industry with an expertise in drums.  Whether you sell a ton of drums or want to sell more of them, this is an informative discussion with one of our industries very best.

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Ian Harrold
Guitar Hydration With Glen Wolff Of Taylor Guitars

Glen Wolff is highly respected in the Musical Instrument industry.  A member of Taylor Guitars for 20 years now, Glen is an expert on guitar hydration.  Richard and Nathan sit down and discuss just how important keeping your guitars properly humidified is and why.  

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Ian Harrold
Maxwell's House of Music

In this episode Nathan and Richard sit down with the owner of Maxwell's House of Music, a brick and mortar music store located in Jeffersonville, Indiana.  Mark is an industry vet with valuable insights.

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Preparing For The NAMM Show

In this episode Richard and Nate discuss what you need to be doing to get prepared heading into the NAMM show.  If you own a music store or sell guitars online you need to have a plan heading into the show.

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Ian Harrold
Is The Electric Guitar Dead

It's recently been said the electric guitar is dead or dying. No way! Most industry stats actually suggest the opposite. In this episode, Richard and Nate discuss the Musical Instrument Industry as a whole and specifically how the electric guitar is not going anywhere anytime soon.

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Ian Harrold
Self-Care & Business, Tips For Keeping Family First

Keeping yourself healthy is as important as keeping your music store up and running.  If you aren't keeping yourself the best you can be - you aren't the best for you family, your employees, or your customers.  Join Richard and Nathan as they discuss practical ways to keep yourself healthy and motivated to keep your business thriving.

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Balancing Business With Family & Firing Customers?

In this episode Richard and Nate discuss just how important the balance between spending time with your family and managing your business is.  If you own or manage a music store or sell guitars online, you know that it can be time consuming, so how do you balance that with a family?  The guys answer that question in this episode.  Also, they discuss how you can't afford to do business with everyone and that the customer isn't always right. 

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You Can't Afford An Opinion, Stop The Single Transaction, & Spiffs

In this episode Richard and Nate discuss how you can't afford an opinion in your music store.  Also, they touch on how focusing on a  single transaction can slowly kill your business and encourage a margin losing race to zero.  Do you offer spiffs on slow moving items in your music store?  If not, listen to what the guys have to say and you may change your mind! 

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Selling Guitars Online, Auditing Your Business Expenses, & More

In this episode Richard and Nate give a brief overview of why this podcast exists.  They also discuss the importance of auditing your business expenses from time to time.  The topic of selling guitars and other musical instruments online can be a tricky one, but the guys throw out a few tips to help you navigate those waters.  

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Episode 01

In this episode Richard and Nathan discuss your music store’s greatest asset…your employees.  If you own or manage a music store or sell guitars online this is a must listen.

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