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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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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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Music A&R Reps and How to Approach Them

Whether you want to be signed to a big record label or a more modest but equally awesome indie label, you gotta learn how to approach music A&R reps. These guys have been getting flocks of demo reels and e-mails a day that you really have to know how to sell yourself. Here are some […]

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Music Career Tips if You Want to Level Up

If you want a music career that’s more than just weekend gigs at your local bar, then you gotta do the hustle and really treat this as your life’s calling. The brilliant rapper Kellee Maize wrote a list of tips on Huffington Post on how she “made it” in music. Here are the most important points from […]

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8 Holiday Marketing Tips for Musicians & Entrepreneurs

It’s HO HO HO season and the perfect time for holiday marketing! The time for giving and of course…selling and marketing. Whether your goal is to sell your products, promote loyalty, or simply increase your supporters, here are some things you can do this holiday season: 1. Thank your most loyal supporters Don’t just say […]

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Film Distribution Myths You Should Stop Believing to Achieve Success

Award-winning Producer/Writer Jerome Courshon breaks the biggest lies of distribution and gives awesome pieces of advice for indie filmmakers who want to get a distribution deal. Myth: I’m a director, a filmmaker, a creative person. I don’t have to worry about the business stuff. Truth: There are of course some people who get lucky and either have a […]