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Top 10 Vinyl Record Myths

Vinyl is so back and lots of musicians are now releasing their albums in vinyl. But many musicians still think that it is not a wise thing to do because it's impractical and they believe it won't sell. In fact, ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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Avoid Unnecessary CD Duplication Expenses

No one wants to spend a dollar more on anything. Not on coffee, not on a shirt, and certainly not on CD manufacturing. I am sure you're willing to spend all your hard-earned dollars for your craft but you want ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Kickstarter Statistics and Tips

Independent filmmakers and independent musicians are now so in love with Kickstarter so I thought I should  share some statistics about this much-loved crowdfunding site. Hopefully, this would help and encourage those who are planning to start a campaign. Launched ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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CD LABEL PRINTING 101

The CD label is equally important as your album’s booklet and packaging. It makes your CD look professional because people would know you really had your album manufactured in a professional CD manufacturing house. Besides, the CD is your main ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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DVD Packaging: Dexter Evidence Bag

This DVD packaging of Dexter TV show is another proof that their promotion guys are really working hard to create a brand for this hit TV series.  Do you still remember the fresh "human arm"  they placed in a grocery ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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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