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Creating Small Goals for Maximum Success in 2017

Posted by on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 In : Building Your Brand 




1. Get real about where you currently stand
Maybe you're an artist who just released your debut record and hoped to have it picked up by an indie label. You need to start by asking yourself whether that's a realistic goal at this point.

What's the success rate of other artist achieving that goal? Could you realistically accomplish it in the time frame you hope? Be honest with yourself about your current status before setting pie-in-the-sky goals.

2. Evaluate your assets
We do this when starting o...

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Arrogance, Is It Crippling The Growth Of Indie Artists?

Posted by on Sunday, December 18, 2016 In : Hot topics 



I get sick and tired of artists telling me that they are already doing the things necessary for success, when in fact; most of them haven’t the foggiest idea what music business success looks like. When you don’t know, then your objective should be humility, and within that state of humility you will allow yourself to be open to not only constructive criticism, but also opportunity.

Nowadays, a lot of artists have grown accustomed to writing checks with their mouths that their asses can’...


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7 Music Marketing Truths ALL Musicians Should Know

Posted by on Monday, October 31, 2016 In : Marketing & Promoting 



Ever wondered why some super talented musicians don’t get the fanbase and recognition they ‘deserve’, while other not as talented musicians get a lot more exposure and seen in all the right places? Well while there could be a number of different reasons for this, one of the most common is that successful person’s ability to handle the business side of the music industry. More specifically, they probably know how to market themselves well.

Music marketing is that key piece to the puzzle...
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A Hypnotic Way to Get Fans to Open Your Emails

Posted by on Sunday, October 30, 2016 In : Marketing & Promoting 



If you know anything about marketing, you already understand that having a growing email list of fans can be your most powerful promotional asset. But, like any good tool, you have to know how to use it.

One of the great challenges with email is getting people to open and read your messages. It’s not the end of the world if your fans see your emails pop up in their inboxes but don’t have the time to open them. At least they see your name and are reminded of who you are.

But your real goal i...

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8 Effective Ways to Better Promote Your Next Release

Posted by on Saturday, October 29, 2016 In : Marketing & Promoting 



There have been a whole bunch of revolutions lately. One of the ones I’m most excited about is the revolution in the area of recording gear and software. I think it’s really incredible how just in the past few years tools have evolved to the point where people like you and I can get REALLY great recordings on our own, in our own homes.

I think a lot of people are aware of this particular revolution and are really jumping on board, which is awesome! But there’s another revolution I want t...
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