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Read this for tips on how to grow your personal brand as a musician

16 Jan

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“Amazon. Google. CCR. Nirvana. Besides their overwhelming individual successes and influence, they all have something else in common: every single one of them started in a garage. Just like coders in a startup focus strictly on their core product, bands in their infancy tend to devote almost all of their time on music, and why wouldn’t they? Nobody wants to listen to bad music!

But you know what else they all have in common? They got their start in a garage but didn’t stay there. They became multibillion dollar industry leaders and sold out arenas. If you want to make a career in the music industry, you’ll have to tackle business issues with no less energy and creativity than you bring to the music.”

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Here are the “Smart ways to invest in yourself at every stage of your music career!”

11 Jan

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“At some point, savvy artists (songwriters and recording artists alike) will reinvest a portion of their earnings back into their career. Some do so after a fortunate windfall (such as a hit album or a lucrative synch deal). Others are more proactive, raising money with a specific goal in mind… Here are [artist] recommendations, based on where you are in your career and how much you can afford to spend, in order to get the most bang for your buck.”

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Check out these awesome tips on “How To Turn Your Next Live Show Into a Great Snapchat Story!”

9 Jan

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“In today’s world of social media, there are so many ways we can give people a window into our lives — whether it’s an Instagram photo, a Facebook text post, or a Snapchat video. As musicians, this is like gold to your fans. It’s a great way to share your experiences with those who can’t be there in person.

You can post links to your gig and photo recaps after your performance is over, but you can also create a Snapchat Story to really give your fans an exclusive look into what playing a show is like for you, the artist. What do you do backstage? What’s your load-out like? Any pre-show rituals?

Below, we’ve outlined a formula for turning your live performance into a great Snapchat Story. Follow these steps for your next show, and be sure you encourage your fans beforehand to follow you on Snapchat using an email and social media service like Fan Reach. And remember: filters, filters, and more filters!”

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This article provides artists with key steps to securing brand partnerships.

5 Jan

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“Whether your band is planning a tour or releasing new music, chances are it’s not going to be cheap. Brand sponsorship allows artists to do what they do best without worrying about the capital it will take to do so. Here are 9 steps to take when approaching a brand for sponsorship. ” Click Here For The Full Article!

Read this article for the “5 Ways You Can Start Being a Better Bandmate Right Now”

4 Jan

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“Every band has nightmare stories – guitar players who blew off gigs or practice, drummers who refused to promote shows or learn their parts, or keyboardists who were argumentative. When you mix a bunch of different people together, personality problems are bound to arise, whether it’s in a band or a board room. But it doesn’t have to be that way. No matter your role in your band, here are five ways to be a better bandmate.” Click For More!

 

Check out these tips on how to make networking more fun!

3 Jan

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“What if you stopped thinking about networking as this big, scary, business-card-swapping event and instead, started treating it the same way you’d make friends? Because when you get down to it, that’s really what networking is. Thinking of it that way really takes the pressure off. Here are a few ways to get started.”

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Prince’s trumpet player has some great advice for all artists!

29 Dec

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