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You Need A Side Hustle To Your Side Hustle!

So, this is really the secret to engaging with your community on a meaningful level and the reason no one gives a shit about you or your band. You don’t have a side hustle to your side hustle. That is to say, your side hustle is being in a band. Well on top of that...

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Why Aren’t Venues Answering My Emails?

“Why aren’t venues replying to my emails?” This is one of the most common questions I get from bands trying to get to the next level. This is a great question. After all – you did a bunch of research to find a venue that booked bands who sound like yours and is small enough...

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Release Strategy And Your Band

Bands ask PR people all the time – “What should my release strategy look like? How do I maximize my impact on the scene?” Well I have an answer for you – we are going to look at some of my favorite bands for inspiration. So often bands want to go for the idea of...

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Independent Music Worldwide Playlist May 23rd

Listen to #IndependentMusic Worldwide on Spotify. Ball J’Moris Colorful Dreams ALYA How Do I Love Thee Matt Warren Take On Me Krigarè Nocturnal Signal Jeads First in Space Lord Sonny the Unifier High Stakes Joan Torres’s All Is Fused The Flaw You Worship Saul Williams Hiraeth Teeth Of The Sea All I Have Leon Seti...

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Content Strategy And Storytelling

So something bands bring up to me all the time is ‘Why do I need to be creating content all the time?’ and then the logical follow up which is ‘We can always figure out what to post when we are on the road or in the studio, but what do we post the rest...

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Independent Music Worldwide - A Spotify Music Discovery Playlist

Independent Music Worldwide Playlist 04/28/2019

The best independent, self-made music from across the globe. Here are the latest new cuts from the underground. Krigarè – Take On Me ALYA – Half of the Sun Voyce Memos – Division Sluka – Ready to Connect General Maynyrd Band – You’re the Type J’Moris – Do My Thang He Is Me – Let...

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Independent Music Promotions Playlist on Spotify

We’re constantly curating the music picks on our #IndependentMusic Worldwide playlist on Spotify. Genres covered range from electro pop and alternative to hip hop and doom metal and everything in between. If it’s good and it’s independent (label or artist), we’ll consider it. And you’ll most certainly be streamed alongside some other very awesome and...

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What To Do When Your Band Gets A Good Review

So you got a good review in a tastemaker publication. Not only that but you have all your shit set up properly so that the reviewer could link to your Bandcamp and you could start to collect some sales from it. So what do you do in order to capitalize on this and take the...

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Building Awareness For Your Band With Social Media Ads And More

So I sat down with a friend today and we started talking about band promotion and social media ads. As you might guess this is something that happens to me a lot. A lot a lot. One thing we talked about that I feel very passionately about is the importance of placing engagement far above...

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Funnel Marketing And Your Live Show

Here’s a thought to consider – funnel marketing is largely viewed as the single most important marketing strategy in the modern era. No matter who you are or what you are trying to sell, having a marketing funnel is crucial for anyone seeing to not only better their position as a relevant seller but also...

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Content Marketing Monetization And Your Band

Something I get asked about a lot is how to use content marketing to make money. This is a big one and one that a lot of bands only really have a rough understanding of. It’s frustrating though because with a more thorough understanding of this bands would be more able to not just grow...

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