Category Archives: A Good Read

Are Live Albums Next?

I’d like to hear everyone’s thoughts on this… Will the growing popularity of streaming and the emphasis shift from albums to singles, what impact will this have on the Live Album? Advertisements

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Another Restaurant Comparison

I’ve often suggested that musicians should pay more attention to the restaurant business, watch what they are doing when looking at ways to grow your audience (and if you haven’t heard me talk about that, get in touch, lets set … Continue reading

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Building a Brand

One way to get a good sense of what building a brand really is, is to take a look at its origins. The concept of having a brand originates from the practice of individually branding livestock, which is thought to … Continue reading

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Should you be on Wikipedia?

Should independent artists have their own Wikipedia page? Yes. Why? Here are just a couple reasons why…

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Billboard Makes Some Changes

Billboard magazine has finalize changes to how streams will be weighted for Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts.

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The Appetite For Self-Destruction Continues…

In his 2009 book “Appetite For Self-Destruction: The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age” Steve Knopper, a music business writer for Rolling Stone magazine, shares how the record industry was a business hell-bent on destroying itself … Continue reading

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What Playlist Are You On?

Wondering if anyone has added your music to his or her playlist on Spotify? Not sure how you can check? Is this something you should know? According to an article in Rolling Stone, “for artists, getting placed on a prominent … Continue reading

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