· By Permanent Record CT Admin


Starting a record label is easy*.

Make a logo.

Get a band. Or two.

Record some music.

Source a reliable a vinyl manufacturer.

Make album art (TIP - Surround yourself with the best artists, photographers, designers and content creators).

Pay for production of record.

Import records (downside of living in SA). Pay import tax.

Make a website. You are on it.

Create a Facebook page.

Invite your friends.

Link instagram.

Make distro contacts.

Source proper packaging.

Buy bubble wrap. Lots of it.

Source postal rates.

Hope and pray SAPO plays along.

Make sure your website is also an online shop which can accepts major Credits Cards, EFT and Paypal.


Do it again....

*Not easy at all.