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Types of People to Avoid in Your Music Career

After years of helping indie musicians, we've seen and heard how when they're getting started in their music career they're being ripped off by different people- from managers to event organizers to publishers and all other sorts of sleazy creatures. It ...
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Dos and Don’ts When Sending DVD Screeners to Film Festivals

DO MAKE AN EFFORT TO MAKE YOUR DVD PACKAGING ATTRACTIVE. The programmers certainly appreciate a good-looking DVD packaging. Actually, they're pretty easy to impress. As long as your DVD case is presentable enough and it's obvious you put some thought on your ...
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How to Brand Your Band? Answer these five questions

OK Go, Madonna, Daft Punk, Lady Gaga. These are very famous musicians but there are certainly many artists that sing better than them. But why are they so famous? The answer is simple: they have created a brand. You might cringe ...
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Eye-Popping Pop-Up Brochures That Are Nothing Short of Awesome

How can brochures be exciting so that they will really POP from the desk and hypnotize people to buy your stuff? Making them pop up, of course! Pop-up brochures can really steal people's attention making it impossible for them not to read its content. It's harder to ...
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7 Things To Consider Before Pressing Your First CD

FIRST OF ALL, DO YOU HAVE EXCEPTIONALLY GOOD MUSIC? Or are you just rushing to finally release an album? Really good music is the number one requirement before recording. I know it isn't usually the case because we see a ...
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[INFOGRAPHIC] What Is The World Listening To?

Check out this cool infographic that shows what people are listening to around the world. Where in the world would your band thrive? The International Music Summit found (surprisingly!) that South Africans love country more than Americans, New Zealanders love dance/electronic ...
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5 Cardboard CD Cases That Are Actually Cheap to Make

Making a really good-looking CD packaging shouldn't be too costly if you choose the right cardboard CD cases and come up with an excellent CD design. If you make 300 or more of these cardboard CD packaging, they can be ...
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What Successful Artists Do In Their Free Time

All of us have 24 hours in a day, 7 days in a week, but why are there others that are very productive even on the weekends?  Surely, those people don't have  a life. Contrary to popular belief, they do ...
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Liquid-filled Promotional Flash Drives. Awesome Idea!

Promotional USB flash drives are such hot items right now. USBs are perfect because you can put in it your promotional videos, games, and just about any type of file for your promotions.  Not only that, the options for customizing the ...
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5 Marketing Lessons We Can Learn From OK Go

Have you seen OK Go's latest music video, “I Won’t Let You Down”? Crazy, isn't it? Now, some of you might hate OK Go for having too many gimmicks (like Flaming Lips or Kiss). Why can't musician just be known for ...
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