Jack Conte now has a strong track record of success as half of Pomplamoose, as a musician/videomaker and as founder of Patreon. Conte recently spoke with TechCrunch for a back to school series but, except for the passing use of "student musicians," the interview is not about student musicians at all. It's for musicians getting started who want to create a career on their own terms whatever path they ultimately take. Here are 3 especially important tips from Jack Conte: 1) "Think long term." "If you sign with a record label, they’ll do everything for you – which is awesome...

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