Sometimes advice is more about the person giving it than the person on the receiving end, so Dennis offers his own advice on how self-awareness can help you spot this and mine it for nuggets of wisdom.
Dennis talks about some of the differences between short-term and long-term thinking in your career.
Dennis talks about the importance of knowing precisely why you're making all of your practical and business decisions, and how you shouldn't follow the advice or examples of others blindly.
In a 1947 essay, sci-fi writer Robert A. Heinlein wrote this famous list of his "Business habits", which have been leading writers through their careers ever since. Dennis thinks that they're worth your consideration.
Today, Dennis introduces you to the concept of "calls to action", and exhorts you to use them in your scores to help performers find more of your works that might suit them.
Having designed musicians' websites for a decade, Dennis has encountered a lot of anxiety from his clients when it comes to registering their domain name. Today he tries to make the process a little less fraught for those of you who haven't taken that step yet.
Dennis answers a question about how to go about getting a "Poor Man's Copyright", and explains why you shouldn't do it.
Dennis doesn't believe in luck, and thinks you shouldn't either.
Although self-publishing isn't for everyone, and comes with a lot of hard work, it also offers some rewarding opportunities to connect directly with performers and audiences.