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Made it in China

posted on: 2 January 2009

Made it in China features the personal experiences and lessons of international entrepreneurs who have left their own country and built successful businesses in China.

China is the issue for business in the 21st century. Since the country initiated its market reforms at the end of the 1970s it has made huge strides and now virtually every business around the world, whatever its size and wherever its location, has to include the “China factor” in its business planning.

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Rocking Your Music Business: Run Your Music Business at Home and on the Road published

posted on: 24 November 2008

Making music is only half the story if you want to earn your living making music: the other half is the business. Rocking Your Music Business:

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Project5 Power! published

posted on: 30 January 2008

Project5 Power! The Comprehensive Guide is now available. With SONAR Power! (by Scott Garrigus) and my other Cakewalk book Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User, this completes the coverage of Cakewalk’s Pro Suite.

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Sample This! (Third Edition) published

posted on: 1 November 2007

Sample This! (Third Edition) is now available.

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Project5 Power!

posted on: 25 October 2007

Project5 Power! is on its way and should be out at the start of next year.

The book is a comprehensive guide to using this sophisticated software and looks at:

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posted on: 1 October 2007

I recently finished updating Sample This! (Third Edition) which has been written in collaboration with Klaus P Rausch.

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Cakewalk Synthesizers: Update#2

posted on: 27 September 2007

Since Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User was published there have been a number of changes to the featured synthesizers. The second Update to the book has now been made available for free download, ensuring that the information stays up-to-date.

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posted on: 30 August 2007

I recently spoke to Entrepreneur.com. You can check out the article here.

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How To Make A Noise published

posted on: 17 July 2007

How To Make A Noise is perhaps the most widely read book about synthesizer programming. It has been revised and updated, and is now available in hard copy form. The book is a comprehensive, practical guide to sound design and synthesizer programming techniques using:

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Cakewalk Synthesizers: Update#1

posted on: 25 May 2007

Since Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User was published there have been a number of changes to the featured synthesizers, including:

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Building a Successful 21st Century Music Career published

posted on: 19 April 2007

Your career in music begins today: decide to begin your career and you’re off. Don’t wait for a record company to call and offer you a contract, because they won’t. All you need to do is decide to start your career.

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Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User published

posted on: 6 October 2006

Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User is the ultimate guide to understanding and using all of Cakewalk’s synthesizers, and learning about synthesizer programming.

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