Eight Steps to Improving Your Composing and Songwriting Skills

Lessons

You want your musical skills to get better and better, right? Of course you do. If you are nowhere close to reaching your peak performance it’s because you don’t understand the process that helps you produce your best music all the time. Here’s what you must do to constantly improve your talents: »

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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. »

The Critic Stumbles

Lessons

Have you noticed just how often the critics disagree with one another? And how often they’re just wrong? »

On the road with Tom Mangione

Music

The etymology of the word “music” comes from the Greek for “muse” (i.e. Μοῦσα – Mousa). You can see the connection, and interestingly, the same root also flowered into the word “museum,” the treasure trove of the arts. »

I Chose Pledge Music.

Marketing

I needed to find a unique way to release this album and raise funds to promote it. I chose PledgeMusic. »

On the road with Mike Mangione

Music

When I started taking music seriously I set out in a van with my dog, slept at truck stops and learned how to travel the country by myself. »

Low Latent Inhibition and Creativity

Health

I’ve spent a life time pointing out my observations of the minute details of the universe »