The business of music

Aperio Guitar joins Georgia Prospers to defeat discrimination

Aperio Guitar is proud to join Georgiaprospers.org along with hundreds of other Georgia businesses, to defeat discrimination of ALL kinds in Georgia. Recently, hard right so-called religious freedom bills were introduced in the Georgia legislature. These bills would have legalized discrimination against the LGBT community and could further be interpreted to discriminate against anyone that [...]

Aperio Guitar joins Georgia Prospers to defeat discrimination 2016-03-10T11:45:51+00:00

Ch-Ch Changes

For all you older rockers, yes I'm one too.  Here is a great article by Christian Wissmuller - actually it is his editorial of this month's MMR magazine. I think you will find it interesting on where the industry is at and where guitar is going. And saying goodbye to the icons that passed already [...]

Ch-Ch Changes 2016-02-26T22:03:51+00:00

Stew Mac Flatters Aperio Guitar

In February 2015 we shipped an order of 10 Aperio neck shims to Jamie Arnett at 21 N Shafer St, Athens, OH 45701. There was something familiar about that address and we looked into it. The shipping and billing address was actually Stewart MacDonald's. Hmm. Excitement! Was Jamie ordering them for himself at Stew Mac's [...]

Stew Mac Flatters Aperio Guitar 2017-07-23T09:40:12+00:00

UPS Shipping Price increase

Every couple of years UPS increases their prices or adds on surcharges that either a manufacturer- Service company like us has to eat or pass it on to the customer. UPS is the highest priced shipper at this point in time. FedEx and USPS cost less as a rule. Obviously that can change. USPS and [...]

UPS Shipping Price increase 2016-02-21T11:04:13+00:00

Steven Tyler on copyrights and royalties

I just came across an article by Steven Tyler on Copyright. He advised Donald Trump to cease and desist in use of his music in his campaign. He went on to say that he and a group of other well known musicians have started what is essentially a lobbyist group to improve and fix copyright [...]

Steven Tyler on copyrights and royalties 2015-10-14T09:34:00+00:00

The Business of Music

We have decided to start a blog titled 'The Business of Music'.  Music is a business. When I was young and more foolish I didn't think of that so much as I was all involved in the creation and engineering aspect. We all love to play and create but ultimately  it is a business. We [...]

The Business of Music 2017-07-23T09:40:12+00:00

Aperio Discontinues Amazon Payments

Our current payment processor is Stripe and operates world wide. They are extremely secure and dependable. They are friendly to customers and small business alike. Stripe Merchant Collections We have decided to no longer accept payments via Amazon Advanced Payments. It was a feature we offered our customers who do business with Amazon or just [...]

Aperio Discontinues Amazon Payments 2017-07-23T09:40:12+00:00