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5 Reasons to Put Your Portfolio in a USB Flash Drive Instead of a DVD

Flash drives are more expensive than DVDs, without a doubt. However, the benefits of giving creative custom flash drives are just far too many compared to just giving away DVDs. We do not want to look down on DVDs because ...
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/ James Hill
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Best of the Best: Our Top Advice Articles for Indie Musicians

We decided to compile the best articles for indie musicians we've posted over the years so it's easy for you to find them. Do check out some of them. You can pick a nugget of wisdom or two on making ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Bluray Packaging: Wes Anderson’s Film Collection

We haven't seen really pretty bluray packaging in a while so we're so delighted when we saw this beautiful bluray packaging of Wes Anderson's films! WES ANDERSON is known for his meticulous visual style, hyper-aware of every last detail in ...
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/ James Hill
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6 Essential CD Packaging Tips for Every Designer

It's your first time to design a CD packaging and you thought it's easy to pull off. After all, you're too familiar with the CD artworks of your favorite 90s boy bands. How can it be hard, right? Well it can ...
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/ Chris Bauer
Artist Money & Passion

How Artists Can Achieve Balance Between Money & Passion

This has been a perpetual problem of every artist: getting the right balance between money & passion. Do you find that your life is so full of meaning (and you love it that way) but then when the bills arrive, ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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CD Packaging of the Week: Hard Rock’s Guitar Pick

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful CD, vinyl and DVD packaging. We've been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely packaging has become an obsession of ours. We even have a Pinterest page dedicated to all things media ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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CD Packaging: Reckless Kelly’s Long Night Moon (Glow in the Dark Ink)

The GRAMMY-Nominated Long Night Moon CD packaging features Glow In The Dark ink, with hidden images and messages, secret codes and all kinds of other goodies. Plus, comes with it’s own coordinating LED UV light! It’s difficult to do the ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Are people still buying CDs?

If you're a musician about to release an album, I'm sure you're wondering if you really should still make CDs when fewer and fewer people are buying CDs. For the first time in history, global revenue from music downloads and ...
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Unique Band Merch Ideas That Can Make Fans Go Wild

As we've said again and again and again, the best way for artists to survive these days is to diversify the source of income. Band merch are a must for artists to thrive especially now that CDs are not very ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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How to Make Lovely CD Box Sets Without Breaking the Bank

Planning to release a CD box set yet you don't want to spend big bucks on your CD packaging? Read up on how you can make lovely CD box sets that are affordable to make. We here at Unified are ...
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