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Best Merch Items for Your Indie Film

Between post-production and your first screening is the time you get your hands dirty making your merch and marketing your film. You design posters, create a website, and a million other things. One thing you should not forget on the list is creating kick-ass movie merch. Yep, as in merchandise! It’s a good way to […]

5 Reasons to Put Your Portfolio in a USB Flash Drive Instead of a DVD

Flash drives are more expensive than DVDs, without a doubt. However, the benefits of giving creative custom flash drives are just far too many compared to just giving away DVDs. We do not want to look down on DVDs because we are a DVD replication company after all. DVDs are great for movies, but if […]

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Unique Band Merch Ideas That Can Make Fans Go Wild

As we’ve said again and again and again, the best way for artists to survive these days is to diversify the source of income. Band merch are a must for artists to thrive especially now that CDs are not very reliable to produce enough income for the full-time musician. But don’t just sell the usual […]

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10 Album-Merch Bundles That We Love

The best way to sell band merch is to have album-merch bundles  (bundling custom t-shirts and other custom band merch items with a CD or vinyl) at a lower price. Album-Merch bundles do not only make them seem more affordable, but it also makes the buyer feel like a hardcore fan. That way, every item […]

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10 Tips when you choose the company to print custom t-shirts for your band

First time to have shirts printed and you just don’t know how to choose the best custom band merch printer? It might seem realllly simple because they’re just tees but it gets difficult because you care about the outcome of your custom t-shirts near you deeply. They’re like your babies! If you’re a musician, it […]

SwivelCard USB: Business Card with USB and Analytics

A swivelCard is a premium paper business card that includes a USB drive–a smart business card.  It includes analytics and can be updated even after giving it out. This one above is a smart, disposable, wireless SwivelCard USB called Intellipaper. What Can swivelCard Do? Paper comes alive with embedded USB technology. Imagine giving your business […]

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Artist Branding: The Art of Connecting With Your Audience

The number one music advice I can share to you as a guy who used to work as an A&R rep, is that if you have a band, artist branding is essential. People need to know who you are. In other words, a profitable career in music requires connecting with your audience. If you are a […]

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9 Holiday Marketing Tips for Musicians

Tis the season to be jolly and read some music marketing tips for musicians.  After all, when’s a better time to market your band better than the holidays? If you’re not planning now for the holidays, you’d be wasting a big opportunity because the holidays is one of the best times to sell and maximize […]

Music Marketing +Income Idea: Subscription Boxes

Like a broken record, we’ve said it again and again here at Unified just how important it is for your music marketing strategy to come up with awesome merch items. Aside from music sales, it’s basically the second best way for you to earn money as an indie musician. But what if we we take […]