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14 Ways Musicians Can Increase Their Tips

By Bard Marc Gunn

I was listening to NPR the other day when they did a report on tipping in the restaurant industry. On it they had a list of tips on how wait staff can increase their tips.
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That got me brainstorming and surfing the net for other ideas to boost tips. That combined with lots of performances at Renaissance Festivals helped me to develop my own list of ways musicians can improve their tips.

1. Introduce yourself by name

Too often musicians forget to introduce themselves on stage. Make sure you tell the audience your band name, but to really boost your tips, you should also introduce yourselves individually. Let people know who you are as an individual and you’ll see greater tips.

2. Go out into the audience with a tip jarContinue reading 14 Ways Musicians Can Increase Their Tips