Can You End Piracy By Rewarding Music Buyers? Nope.

I can across an interesting article that touches on how a new program called “Tell My Friends” is pitching using it’s affiliate sales feature as a way to combat piracy. At first glance it sounds like it could be a […] ...

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Is Fandalism Worthy of the Hype?

I wrote about Fandalism in a previous post where I likened it to Myspace because it’s geared to solving a problem for musicians (networking and finding cool musicians to form bands/create music with) in much the way that Myspace solved […] ...

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Is Fandalism another Myspace in the making?

Hunting for other musicians to collaborate with is one of the hardest challenges, but that might be a thing of the past if Philip Kaplan has his way. The new site called Fandalism is one part social network and one […] ...

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Rich Band, Poor Band

Chris Jackson talks about one of the messages behind the book Rich Dad, Poor Dad with a band context to it. I definitely recommend that more musicians read this book! Rich Band, Poor Band ...

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Fans Prefer to Back A Sure Thing on Kickstarter

I recently read an interesting article by Seth Godin called Why (Some) Kickstarter Campaigns Fail. In it he mentions Amanda Palmer – the American musician and performer who has funded much of her work through Kickstarter and has inspired perhaps […] ...

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Email Marketing Reasons and Resources

In my last post I conducted an unauthorized autopsy on an email I received in my inbox from a band that I know. I made a few points on how any musician can improve their email marketing campaigns and mentioned […] ...

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Really? 10 Simple Truths for a Delusional Music Industry

I recently stumbled upon a short article by Robin Davey who writes for Hypebot and Music Think Tank among many other things called 10 Simple Truths for a Delusional Music Industry. As I read through it, I went through a […] ...

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