The thought of starting a label is easy, but actually doing it and succeeding is the difficult part. Success won't happen overnight, but one belter of a track, EP or album package could really propel your imprint into treasured territory. Once you've cracked it with that one special release, chances are you'll have that core fanbase eagerly awaiting your every move in the future.
It could take a while, though, so be prepared for tough times. Many have endured difficulties, but many have also got through them to become successful. We spoke to eight independent label owners on how to do things right. Read their advice below.
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