Making Music Full Time – Trading Time for Money

I recently stumbled upon a great article by professional bassist Damian Erskine that deals with the realities of earning a living while making music full time. I highly suggest you read the article if you want to make music for a living (and get the most out of this article), it’s a bit of a […] ...

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Gmail Changes Could Hurt Open Rates

Regardless of whether you’re a fan of Google or not – you need to take action about a change they made with Gmail that could hurt your open rates. Gmail has now added three tabs that automatically filter your inbox for you. They are: Primary Social Promotions I first noticed the changes about 10 days […] ...

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The End of The World?

Some people think that today will be the end of the world because the Mayan calendar dating back thousands of years ends today. While there are no guarantees in life, I think it’s a pretty safe bet that most of us will wake up tomorrow morning to the same world we woke up to every […] ...

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Google Plus For Musicians

A lot of people have slammed Google Plus saying things like "only Google employees use it". Others have pointed out the track record of other Google properties like Google Wave that have all crashed and burned in a relatively short type after much initial hype.Then there's the all too true statement that nobody needs -yet […] ...

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The Welcome Gate Squeeze Page Solution for Musicians

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve probably heard by now that you need to be collecting emails and creating a list where you can interact with your audience. This has been true for many years and will continue to be that way – especially if you subscribe to the 1,000 True Fan concept. However, […] ...

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Grow Your Email List With Youtube

I somehow missed hearing about this new feature at Youtube where you can now create Youtube playlist introductions and outros. This allows you to plug your email list to those who are checking out your videos on Youtube – pretty cool! You can add either a slide with 2 lines of text, or you can […] ...

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How To Develop A Hardcore Fan Base

This is a good article that gives solid advice on some of the ways to develop a hardcore fan base. Of course, this is easier said than done, and reading a single article isn’t going to magically get you there all on it’s own. The one tip that the author recommends that could actually bite […] ...

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