CONSULTING SERVICES

STRATEGIC BUSINESS PLANNING

Business model planning (including revenue model and value propositions), benchmarking and goal-setting, growth projections (customer acquisition and revenue forecast), product development and roadmap.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPLIANCE

Determining the intellectual property implications of your product or service, then recommending and assisting with securing the proper licenses to ensure compliance with domestic and foreign IP laws (i.e. copyright, patent, trademark). (I often work with my client’s preferred lawyer to translate the law into business implications and operational decisions. I also have a network of lawyers that I can recommend.)

MUSIC INDUSTRY LIAISING

Introductions, including securing pitch meetings and assisting with presentation development, to various music industry stakeholders such as record companies, music publishers, talent agencies, management firms, and service providers.

ARTIST RELATIONS

Outreach, negotiation, and securing paid, promotional, and/or equity-based deals with artists.

GO-TO-MARKET STRATEGY

Market research and the development of an integrated go-to-market strategy for the launch of a start-up or entry into a new market.

SUPPLIER SUPPORT COORDINATION

Identify, engage, and coordinate suppliers to support product development (power or add value to feature sets), asset delivery (content delivery networks or content ingestion via APIs, FTP, data feeds, or other methods), direct agreement administration (business rules management as set by label and publisher agreements), royalty processing (calculating, reporting, and paying royalties), etc.

RATES

REGULAR RATES

Projects

$250/per Hour

  • 10 hours minimum engagement ($2,500 minimum)
  • Scheduled against a specific predetermined scope of work.

Retainer

$6,000/Per Month

  • 3 months minimum engagement ($18,000 minimum)
  • Effective hourly rate of $150 per hour.

Includes 8 to 12 hours per week for $1,500, totaling $6,000 per month. If hours exceed 48 hours per month, then we would start clocking additional hours at $150 per hour. We will get approval before exceeding plan hours. This is an “all you can eat” plan, where we will be available for all tasks, calls, and emails. This also leaves us room to scale up as necessary.

DISCOUNTED RATES

Projects

$175/per Hour

  • 40 hours minimum engagement ($7,000 minimum)
  • Scheduled against a specific predetermined scope of work.

Retainer

$4,000/Per Month

  • 6 months minimum engagement ($20,000 minimum).
  • Effective hourly rate of $100 per hour.

Includes 8 to 12 hours per week for $1,000, totaling $4,000 per month. If hours exceed 48 hours per month, then we would start clocking additional hours at $100 per hour. We will get approval before exceeding plan hours. This is an “all you can eat” plan, where we will be available for all tasks, calls, and emails. This also leaves us room to scale up as necessary.