Category: Business

#99 Rules for a Successful Guitar Repair Business – Rule 3: Seek Mutually Beneficial Relationships

In this series of videos I give my own thoughts and opinions on running a guitar repair business; how to deal with customers, how to gain a positive reputation; how to stay productive, how to market yourself to the musician

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#97 Rules for a Successful Guitar Repair Business – Rule 2: Specialize

In this series of videos I give my own thoughts and opinions on running a guitar repair business; how to deal with customers, how to gain a positive reputation; how to stay productive, how to market yourself to the musician

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#96 Rules for a Successful Guitar Repair Business – Rule 1: Underpromise and Overdeliver

In this series of videos I give my own thoughts and opinions on running a guitar repair business; how to deal with customers, how to gain a positive reputation; how to stay productive, how to market yourself to the musician

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#92 Keeping a Luthier’s Notebook

A quick-tip on maintaining a notebook to improve your build process, and keep your guitar building shop rolling efficiently! Want more of this? Subscribe below for Weekly Guitar Making Tips from DIY Guitarmaking   Want to really learn more!? Take

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#81 CITES II Updates – What to Expect for Luthiers and Traveling Musicians

I discuss the potential of CITES II updates for 2019 and specifically appendix II rosewood and how these changes affect luthiers and traveling musicians. I also give a nice little rant about rosewood obsession at the end. Want more of

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#80 CITES Guide for Luthiers and Traveling Musicians

All Rosewood is under Appendix II protection of CITES. What is CITES? How does it affect us as luthiers, instrument dealers, and traveling musicians? I answer all this and more in this informal guide. Disclaimer: This is not an official

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