Sponsors play a popular role in the economy of a band. Every band wants sponsors, but many bands don’t know where to begin to get them. Some bands count on their [future] management teams to handle the courting for sponsors for them. Unfortunately, many other bands think that handling sponsors themselves is too intimidating. As always, I support bands doing what they can for themselves. Even if you eventually hand the reigns over to a manager, handling economic issues like these yourself empowers you to take and keep control over your career. Keep reading and you’ll learn how to start building valuable relationships with the brands you love….