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Top 3 E-mail Marketing Don’ts

Mispelled Names We are all vain and we automatically hate people who forget our names, mispronounce our names, or misspell our names. It makes us feel like an unimportant, irrelevant, ugly doormat. So if you want people to hate you ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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CD Packaging: Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology

Visual Dialogue referenced the graphics and color palette of original Folkways JAZZ LP covers in creating an entirely new design for Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology. The package combines a 200-page book and 6 CDs inside a translucent slipcase, befitting what ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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Indie Film Maketing: How to Get the Most Reach for Your Budget

For every dollar spent on producing a major film, the studios have been spending 51-58 cents to release and market it in the United States and Canada. _______________________________________________________________________ Big studios behind Hollywood blockbusters put at least half and sometimes as ...
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/ Erick Yankton
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DVD Packaging: Texas Chainsaw Massacre Platinum Series

This is a must-have for those who are avid fans of gore films and for those who are simply into collecting awesome DVD packaging. This DVD packaging is guaranteed to give you that kind of rush you get you open ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Business: Study Reveals Consumers Prefer Direct Mail Use of CDs and DVDs

Discmail Direct and Direct Marketing Association conducted a study in 2010 about consumer’s attitude and response towards direct mail. Using more than 800 respondents, here are the results of the study: 85 % prefer a disc over an email and ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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No-Budget Filmmaking- Choose Concept, Location, and Team Wisely.

When you have a very small budget for your first film, then you must learn to be budget-conscious with every scene, every move, every prop, every costume, actually…every single thing from pre to post production. Concept: From the moment you ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Merch: More Tips to Sell More Merch

A few months back, Billboard* provided a list of three tips designed to help a band maximize their merchandise sales. While Billboard’s sage advice is very useful and can definitely help increase the revenue of bands with all sizes of ...
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CD Packaging: Shindig Fantastico- Superhotjoy

Superhotjoy asked Disturbance Design to make the packaging visibly African so they shot them amongst stuffed African wildlife at the local museum. Well, what could be more African than lions, zebras, and dehydrated flora? The hard bound book digipack features ...
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Your CD Packaging as a Branding Tool

Are you a rising musician who’s about to release an album? Or are you a business owner who wants to create a compelling product demo? Then you better make the make the most out of your CD packaging! Well, knowing ...
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CD/DVD Promotion Tip #1: Start Early

“I am not a desperate Salesman or a desperate musician, or a desperate filmmaker…” Come on say it with me. You have to remind yourself this whenever you feel the urge to ‘attack’ people online with your e-mail blasts, 20x/day ...
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