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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
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CD Artwork: How to Spend Less Without Compromising Quality

Designing the CD artwork of your album might seem easy but if you want to save a few dollars, you have to It’s easy to design a kick-ass artwork when you have big bucks to blow. You can use whatever ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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Packaging: 5 Deadly Sins in Packaging Your Product

Big Mistake, The right packaging is integral to your products success at retail. Remember, you can’t have a product without a package. If you don’t have a package, your product will never get to the retailer’s shelf. Here are the 5 deadly ...
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/ Erick Yankton
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DVD Packaging: Style Wars (Redesign)

Alex Goose redesigned the packaging of Style Wars. Style Wars is a documentary about the birth of graffiti and how it contributed to the hiphop culture. Directed by Tony Silver and produced by Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant, it was ...
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/ Erick Yankton
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Blu-Ray Still Struggling

Analysis: Is a 15 percent penetration good, bad, or indifferent? Retail research company is out with a new report on Blu-Ray, and among the tidbits in its press release is the fact that 15 percent of consumers surveyed by NPD report ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Work Hard But Don't Take Your Music Career Too SRSLY

grunt work and I believe it’s the shortest path to success. What I’m talking about is that try your hardest, work real hard on achieving success in your music career, but as much as possible do not look desperate and ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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E-mail Marketing: How to Write an E-mail so That People Will Read it!

Whether you're an indie musician promoting your first album or a salesman with big numbers to break, writing a compelling e-mail that people will actually read is a big plus in advancing your career or business. There is much more ...
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/ Erick Yankton
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CD Packaging Design: Keramick and Lobo- The Braille

Artist: Keramick & Lobo Album: The Braille Label: Exogenic Breaks Year: 2009 Designer: Antti Heikkinen Antti Heikkinen created this clean and playful CD packaging design for Keramick & Lobo, an electroacoustic band from Helsinki, Finland. "The wonderful electroacoustic band Keramick ...
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/ Marion Isobel