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CD Packaging Essentials

Yes, the CD packaging is meant to protect the disc but it has a bigger role. It can be utilized to create a brand for your band. It can also be used as a great marketing tool. If you have ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Merch Concepts: Paperdolls

Looking for creative custom merch concepts for your band? Here's a very fun one we stumbled upon online. It's simple and really cheap to make but it can be your fan's favorite. This creative Band Merchandise is for a band ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Indie Filmmaking: Your Advertising Budget- $1 Million or $0

That's what millions of dollars, and a coordination of publicists, media buyers, and advertising companies looks like. You're supposed to put garbage on the streets! How can you compete with that with your indie film? You can't. In the perspective ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Heck, I Still Want the Hard Format!

packaging, I love reading every bit of info about my favorite films (and not from my laptop, please!), I love smelling the pages, and  I love the kind of high I get everytime I open a new DVD. That certain ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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CD Packaging: Brain in a Box

If you want to put something in your living room that would start a conversation, this is it! This is pop culture sci-fi coolness in a box. Your guests will not only be talking about the brilliant aluminum packaging, the ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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Album Artwork Parody: Whipped Cream and Other Delights

This is the very popular cover of Herp Alpert's album, Whipped Cream and Other Delights.  I find the cover quite tacky and awkward but I dunno... it may be one of the sexiest album covers in the sixties. Whether people ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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9 Practical Film Marketing Tips Every Indie Filmmaker Should Know

Make the film you and your talent want to make. Inherent in that is finding talent who wants to make the film you have in mind, and making that talent very happy to be working with you on your project ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Creative DVD Packaging – Is it Really Worth Your Hard Earned Dollars?

DVD packaging is not just an option, it is a MUST! I myself wouldn’t buy anything that I can get for free(download from internet, borrow from friends) except maybe if I know the artist personally or the packaging is really ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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CD Packaging Concept: MVSICA

The CD packaging concept of MVSICA is something else! It looks like a basic packaging from a convenience store and that's exactly because it should look like one. It is a scratch-off card, after all. It's definitely another CD packaging ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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Indie Musicians:Tips for Managing Your Finances Better

Have you ever heard it said that “Budgeting is the key to financial success?” For musicians, that whole concept is not just plain old dull, but it’s also impossible to imagine as we live from gig to gig. We scrimp ...
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/ Erick Yankton