Posted: Jan 7, 2019
**Guest post written by Cassie Phillips as featured on The Music Entrepreneur HQ..
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"No matter how talented you are, or how much effort you put into your music, getting exposure for your art can be a challenge...To effectively promote your music, you will need to develop your marketing skills. Marketing will allow you to raise awareness for your brand and be better connected to your target market."
Posted: Jan 2, 2019
Category: The Musician Business
**Guest post written by PJ Taei, the founder of Uscreen.
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"With the number of streaming video sites and over-the-top services available today, starting your own online course on literally any topic has never been easier than it is right now...creating an online music course is a good idea for a wide range of different reasons, all of which are worth exploring."
Posted: Jun 18, 2018
**Guest post written by Andrew Jones of Checkered Owl Media.
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"Most people have noticed that video is often the most effective way to both spread your message AND create engagement with an audience. People watch more and more video all the time...So, with that in mind, we all need to be considering video content. The big question becomes what kind of video to make? What will actually help you stand out from the millions of other videos being created every week? We can help with that. I divide most business video content into four levels..."
Posted: Jan 22, 2018
**Guest post written by Cassie Steele, content editor for GuitarFella.com.
"The internet has opened up a world of opportunity for musicians, enabling you to release music to a wide audience without the gatekeepers of record labels or a distribution company. However, you need to know what you’re doing. Releasing music online without a marketing plan and expecting it to sell is like dropping your CD in Times Square and expecting a record producer to pick it up..."View Full Article
Posted: Jan 23, 2017
Category: Live Performance
**Guest post by Niki Walker, lead videographer of NPR's Tiny Desk series. Originally posted on NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest Tumblr.
Posted: May 31, 2016
**Guest post written by Ari Herstand. It originally appeared on Ari's Take.
Posted: Aug 31, 2015
**Guest post by Hank & Cupcakes, Brooklyn based Indie/Pop/Rock duo.
All of us are aware of how important the visual aspect of our music is for promoting, exposing and marketing our band. It seems that many indie bands are afraid of making their own videos mainly because there's a common mythological assumption that it is very complicated, expensive and technically demanding to create this kind of content, so many bands don't even try to explore this territory which is today as accessible to us as the audio recording field is...View Full Article
Posted: Feb 2, 2015
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**Guest post written by Phil Johnson, as featured in his blog, Big Whiz Bang!
This is the continuation of last week's post "33 Gig Promotion Strategies (And Which Ones Actually Work!) - Part 1", but rather than focusing on Offline Promotion, Phil talks about his online promotional efforts and their successes/failures.View Full Article
Posted: Jan 12, 2015
Category: Online Presence
**Guest post written by John Waltmann, Client Relationship Manager of Symphonic Distribution.
"The countless features and optimizations of YouTube’s platform can seem intimidating, but we are here to provide you with a few basic optimizations on YouTube profiles that can have you looking the part in no time..."View Full Article