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Wearing Many Hats, and Wearing Them Well

Marketing

There are many talented people, who the world will never discover, because they are strictly “artists”, and don’t make it a priority to learn the business side of things. You might be a virtuoso, but if you’re just playing in your basement, or even club gigs, it’s highly doubtful that you will ever be discovered. »

Recent Posts

The Doughnut Around BandCamp, Reverbnation and SoundCloud

Marketing

I’ve been familiar with all BandCamp, Reverbnation and SoundCloud throughout their development but never really took the time to weight the positives and negatives of each. »

Create, Control, Conquer

Gear

JamUp is the world’s first iOS Guitar & Bass multi-effects app to add wireless footswitch control with the AirTurn BT-105 pedal Bluetooth pedal system. »

iPad and Music Recording Apps

Gear

The question I am always trying to answer is how to integrate technology into my teaching to make things easier, better and help the students enjoy and understand what we are trying to do in class. »

How to Prep for your Time in the Studio

Lessons  Resources

Between Rich and I we have seen just about everything you could imagine go on in the studio and we have managed to accumulate a little bit of wisdom about how to streamline the process and kept things running smoothly. »

7 Tactics to Double the Size of Your Fanbase

Marketing

In practical terms, how can you double, triple or quadruple the size of your fan base in a short period of time? »

Getting picked (need to vs. want to)

Marketing  Uncategorized

If you’re frustrated that you’re not getting picked, one plan is to up your game, to hustle harder, to figure out how to hone a pitch and push, push, push. »

A Tale of Two Private Lesson Music Teachers

Lessons  Uncategorized

Music Teacher’s Helper is one of the best music teacher resources over the past 10 years. CLICK HERE to try out free for 30 days – no credit card required. Following this link will also give you 20% OFF if you find that Music Teacher’s Helper is for you »

How to Get More Likes, Subscribes and Shares Using Newtons First Law

Advertising  Marketing

I just read an article on Marketing Prof’s about a technique that will make it easier for us musicians to get new and existing fans to like, share and maybe even buy more of our music and merch. »

Top 4 Social Media Marketing Fundamentals for Indie Musicians

Advertising

Remember that social media is just a tool in the marketing requirements of your music. Sure, interacting with fans is fun. But don’t let that overtake the time needed to do your actual job – which is to create music. »

Expand Your Twitter Audience

Marketing

Twitter is offering musicians, artists and music brands a chance to expand their audiences by offering them $50 Twitter Ads credit. »