In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Owen Husney, a manager, offers some advice on how to make it in the music industry as an artist. Husney suggests that an artist surround himself or herself with people who can pull them up. He also advises playing with better musicians and finding co-writers. Husney emphasizes the importance of being a more astute business person. Artists need to have a general sense of how the music industry works. They also need to take an initiative. Touring and selling self-made records are great ways to put yourself out there. The significance of moving to music scene cities is covered; artists need to go where the music business people are.