5 Key ways to get / acquire information

I think this will be the one of the important subjects to cover since this week we release our 1st book. It was crucial for us to release it because we didn’t want to answer same questions over and over. We live in technological era where the computer and phones technologies are so powerful and efficient but still some people still don’t know how to acquire information that’s they need. The word research might frighten you but it should , for us is basically looking for information we need , nothing more nothing less so today we want to share how we do it.

  1. We make use of Google and YouTube

Here how we use this tools, instead of knowing, how to search movies, music and TV series that’s we can entertain ourselves with we prefer looking for insight that’s we can grow our soft skills (Reading, writing and thinking) and mind with. This is a music artists blog but we going to be broad a bit in our topics because we see most people relate and can apply what’s we share in their niche so we don’t want to keep ourselves in the box and at the same time we not trying to push you away.

So Google its simple if you have connection data on your network provider you can get in a browser app and search for everything you want by starting your sentences like How to? , Who is or was which is and then put your full question. Look at all the answers and choose wisely and try to not get destructed by ads, take what’s you need and get out. Websites like Qoura and Pinterest usually pop up because their information sites and people have already answered your questions so those should be a obvious go to or Blogs like this one have the information you need. YouTube usually pop up there as well but if its something you want to learn practically or you want someone to explain to you, you can go directly to YouTube and ask on their search the subject you want.

  • 2 Read a book on it.

Sometimes a quick Google search is not enough for the topic you want to learn that’s why we suggest a book. So this is hard for us in South Africa reading a book or books but this has to stop because our country is behind on everything in the world because this basic skill is not yet mastered by a large number of populations. The only way to falling love with reading is starting by reading articles about interesting subject like money then your curiosity may lead you to taking a book .or read about the topic of your choice that’s where you will find everything for that’s time being you can use to win in that’s area of your life. As a music artist you can read biography of Michael Jackson or 2pac I promise you there is lessons there or read 50th of Law by 50cent and Robert Green. I have another option which is Audio books and they’re my hacks you may think I have read so many book while actually I download audios and replay them they are same as paper books in format but it’s a person reading for you only thing you need is a space to listen.

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  • 3 Do what you want to learn and fail or luckily be good right away.

Today’s article maybe something we already know, but we want to reinforce to you do them, if you are doing them you are in the write path. This point is about figure something out by actually doing it .Now go and do it…

  • 4 Don’t be lazy about it

The best thing you can do for yourself is acquiring data, I know we spend a lot of time on whatsapp, watching each other’s status and we have nothing of substance going in our lives and we need to wake up and figure out what’s we can do with all the time we are wasting and now we helping you get information 1st about money how to make it ,how to keep it and how to grow it. We think it’s everybody’s responsibility to take care of their financial education because schools didn’t teach it not it’s a lock down get down to your numbers and really know how much is in your account and where you putting it in general, are you spending or investing .Lets start a habit of saving money. Then move to relationships, study love relationships and other form of relationships so that’s you won’t cause your friend or partner stress when drifting through life by not being a competent lover. And be open minded ,your spouse may suggests saving or sending kids to private school always give things a thoughts before deciding ,don’t say we didn’t grew up like this or your partner is living life by a book there is no such thing , you just being lazy to grow and take those responsibilities. Pay attention and learn from everything good or bad, especially bad.

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  • 5 Get info from your past mistakes

It’s a hard one but you have to have some balance, see when you hire people to do some work for you once others take the money they don’t finish the work, so what’s must you do? Pay them half and pay them more lately. The problem with this people are not the same and as important to do contracts and have deals in place dealing with money where I’m from we seems to have no time for that’s .I don’t have a solution for you yet either we have to do the search and figure this out or its will hurt us constantly .But the rule of thumb is finish your job and get paid.

The challenge and skill other contractors use now is very hand bending, they give you a invoice you pay then they do the service for you with a due date as well. You should look into that’s as well.

Thanks for checking out today’s article, its cant be always be about music, although we are musicians but we are human beings and that’s why this topic was important, share to anyone who might need it.

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5 ways to, spend your money earlier in your career.

Powerfull song ever released under the sun

Welcome to the 6th episode of ULwaz no Makhula Show (LnM) where we teach artists like us what do we have applied to make our songs stand out on social media which led to having them popular around the world.

[Durban Inanda, April 6, 2020 Monday]

1.  Invest on content

We used spending on the title because that’s how celebs and down coming Indie artists are used to, but the better word is invest. Investing is putting your money to work knowing that’s in what’s you putting it to will make you a better returns. Music Video is the best thing to invest in after a song that’s way people will be familiar with your face and they will follow you closely because they know you deliver visuals as well. For a signed artist where a company does most of things for you act like you still hustling look good but don’t ball too much in the club have content in place or store /save that’s money for your future company cause you not always going to be signed.

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2. If you get money on music double on what’s made you get that’s money in the 1st place put it back.

You started , and all of a sudden you got a gig…see the pattern why this guy choose us , how he found us ,if maybe you boosted a post on your face book page and people started to take you seriously put that’s gig money back to the page and target the places similar. If maybe you released a high quality song before, where you payed for mastering and mixing for the 1st time and some doors opened for you along with your artwork do that’s again.

Lets us tell you a little story, we now and then remind ourselves this on. A guy from emakhaya like rural areas who was a rapper let’s call him Kwazi for the 1st time his local municipality booked him and offer him R3000, He went a did his thing at that’s rally 25 money hit the account, What’s he did with the money, the following day he was at the Mall early by 8:00 o’clock that’s means he didn’t sleep at all. Now we don’t want to dwell on that’s but what’s if he looked and check. we don’t know where the next rally is but this councilors are always out and about ,from this 3k he could bribe someone on the inside so that’s he will always get gigs even from far loll although we not encouraging bribe ,we trying to make a point. So don’t hurry to be too excited about it, the best thing is to find a way to make profit out of it.

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3. Buy your own tools/ equipment

This one doesn’t need explanation but we will do the justice, if you have your own sound system you save money if you want to do your own shows and others could hire it and get your money back. That’s entrepreneurial spirit from the get go and we recommend to artists. Others will tell you to invest in other things like property and so on. That ok but everything you want to put your money in you have to have some understanding of that’s business or you will lose your money. We don’t have any rights to tell you what’s to do with your money but one day we wish to get appreciation for our suggestion .one last thing on this point tools don’t work themselves , advertise your sound system and record on your studio or your will have a dead money.

Mentor is everywhere emulate one ,

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5. Buy time

Depending on the level you will be and income you will be making every month as an artist you can but your time back and double down in studio or any place you find valuable. We know even though we haven’t yet reach where we want to be , that’s we will not drive and manage our schedule ourselves because that’s will make us busy for our fans which is our customers as well as focusing in our product which is hits. So we will have to hire people to play those roles.

Please us, that’s how we say good bye on this episode… but you know the drill Bonus.

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6.  Acquire small growing businesses

This is what’s people like Jayz and Dr Dre are doing they either buy businesses or own piece in them this is what’s we all should do as we move up our music career we shouldn’t be static as South African artists we need our own Billionaires and Multimillionaire who will inspire kids and co-sign them. That’s way we will see humanity take place we saw how Jayz bailed and helped USA artists. Here we have Bricks arrested not saying he is innocent but we don’t have power to look into it. Some cases are set ups. Other thing our business can do is allowing us to help children study and be more philanthropically .We need to be valuable in a society not because we a celebrities but by how we are influencing with our fortunate position. If we can do business from this perspective not expindient one its can be successful because we would be aiming for big things and our mission statements will be the proofs.

While purchasing striving businesses we must keep their culture that we find to keep it original only add scale. And most of all as artists we should invest in whats we scared of investing in , that’s PR , Plugging and marketing which will make huge impacts in our brands.

Hope you learned and enjoyed this  episode next week or anytime after that’s we will have more content like this for you to make powerful music and entertain people .this is ULwaz No Makhula on all socials we are out see you on the next one washa wena!!!!.