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Old 03-02-2015, 04:30 PM   #1
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Default Is There A Training Program For Those Who Want To Work For Reaper??

Hi!

Just wanted to know if there is a course or program somewhere for aspiring Reaper users who may want to one day work for a part-time or full-time paid position within the Reaper family: lectures, talks, seminars, private lessons, manual or article writers, forum advisors, consultants, ideas coordinators, promotion, video demonstrators, etc.

Probably not: so many here seem like experts already and only volunteer their time. Yet Geoffrey Francis seems to have found a nitch with Reaper as their official user's manuals man. I'm sure he gets paid for this.

Or would you need to first get a diploma or certificate as an audio engineer independently to be even considered??

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 03-02-2015, 08:48 PM   #2
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Yet Geoffrey Francis seems to have found a nitch with Reaper as their official user's manuals man. I'm sure he gets paid for this.
When Geoff started doing the user guide, it was strictly volunteer. Hopefully he gets a little something for his work these days.

There have been several people do video tutorials voluntarily, but Kenny Gioia is making a little cash because he works for Groove3.

I don't know what kind of positions will open up in the future (if any). Its a very small staff and I imagine it will stay that way. If I was wanting employment... I would look elsewhere.


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fwiw - think there is a market for Reaper training/consulting/project work, but haven't wrapped my head around a way to make it profitable yet.
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sure... but before you can enroll in it you have to get through the navy seals training...
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One business model to remember: Audience = Money. If you can get a large audience, however you're able to, you can monetize.

The problem that you, me, and everyone else has, is getting that audience in the first place!
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Old 03-03-2015, 05:37 PM   #6
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Sounds like the basic answer is NO: no jobs to fit into the Cockos/Reaper family. You would think that any company (music or not) would have to have dozens of people employed to make the company succeed. I know Reaper is very cheap (price-wise) and maybe everyone involved are 100% volunteers. I actually have a hard time believing that because with any business, the bottom line is: make money or you don't survive, and you have to pay people to help you make money (nothing in life is free).

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Old 03-04-2015, 03:12 AM   #7
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Or would you need to first get a diploma or certificate as an audio engineer independently to be even considered??
Most engineers I know don't even have degrees. My friend went to school for it and his teachers even told him how useless his degree would be. He's a waiter.

But as to your question, you could try to start a group on facebook for this and have Skype meetings perhaps. Since you can share your desktop with others, it might be a good way for people to give each other direct help and share tips in realtime.
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