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

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 tens of thousands of other musicians to give the same method a try for their ...

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 there would be more to come. This post will give you more insight on the ...

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 range of different reactions. There is a certain amount of ‘snarky’ humour to it and ...

Email Marketing Lesson for Musicians and Bands

I thought it would be helpful to share some insights on how bands can email their fans more effectively. I belong to several band mailing lists (some by choice and some not by choice which can be a lesson in itself) and see many opportunities for musicians and bands to make more of an impact ...

John Oszajca’s Insider Circle Reviewed | Advanced Music Marketing

John Oszajca's Insider Circle Reviewed | Advanced Music Marketing
If you’ve been looking into John Oszajca’s Music Marketing Insider Circle and wondering if it’s right for you – keep reading. I’ve been a member of the Insider Circle since late August of 2011 and will give you my assessment on whether it’s right for you or a waste of time and money. First of all, ...

Are You A Self Made Musician?

http://www.indiebandalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/msg_mike.ippersiel_12_Nov_2011_18_01_20.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:19 — 5.1MB) I started this site several years ago with the idea of bands helping bands in order to further their own careers while helping build the music scene at the same time; this is where the name the Indie Band Alliance comes from. Over ...