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Should You Trademark Your Band Name?

The Question... "My lawyer says that if I fail to trademark my band name, another band with the same name could trademark it and stop me from using it.  Then, I would have to repackage all of my CDs, and ...
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4 Musts of CD Packaging

As they say, music alone will not sell. CD Packaging design is one of the reasons why the hard format is still alive. When everyone is going digital, it is wise to offer fans something that cannot be downloaded.  Do ...
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Similar Album Covers: Anal Bums!

The original and the most famous anal bum album cover is from Bruce Springsteen with his 1985 album Born in the USA. The artwork became so iconic that a lot of other albums imitated it. Let's take a look at ...
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Music Packaging: HOTDOGS!

Hotdog Daiquiri- The Porkers The Wurst Krissmas Eva-The Bappy Hirthdays Hot Dog- Various Artists Parrillada Musical Chocolate Starfish and the Hotdog Flavored Water- Limpbizkit Oye El Cucky Frito Man- Ray Terrace Hot Doggett- Bill Doggett Campfire Songs Hotdog- Lou DOnaldson ...
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Effective Music Marketing Strategies To Get Your Music Noticed

In some music business schools, they still give students assignments that go like this: “Assume that you have one million dollars. Make up a marketing plan on how to promote a band.” Here’s a realistic assignment: “Go to MySpace. Pick ...
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Go Green with Unified Manufacturing

We are one of the CD manufacturing companies in California that offer green alternatives in CD manufacturing, DVD manufacturing, and printing. From the products and services we offer to our day-to-day operation, we make sure that we do our share ...
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Indie Filmmaking: 4 Ways to Get More Funds

As I’m unwinding from AFM last week, it occurs to me that while many of you are experiencing Distribution Overwhelm, even more of you are experiencing Finance Overwhelm. Why? Because unless you have 100% cash in bank to make your ...
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How to Choose the Right Promotional Product

Promotional products are meant to market your company therefore you have to be strategic in choosing the items you will give out. Do not just give away generic key chains, calendars, and other cliche stuff most companies give out or ...
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CD Packaging of the Week: Money Mark- Brand New Tomorrow

After viewing lots of 'overdesigned' artwork, it's refreshing to see this minimalistic packaging of Money Mark. The concept and execution seem so simple (although I cannot tell for sure) but it has very good visual appeal. Just look at how ...
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CD Manufacturing: All About Barcodes

Why do I need a Barcode on my CD? The short answer is "because the retailers who will be selling your CD for you require it." It's the way a retail sale is identified, inventory levels are tracked, and sales ...
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