Indie Band Alliances for Music Business Success

While most bands overlook the possibilities in front of them, professionals understand that music business success through Indie band alliances are the way to go. Many bands are frustrated with their lack of progress towards reaching their goals, whether it's to sell more CDs, get more gigs or to play in front of more people.  ...

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Two Great Web Sites For Indie-Bands

[ad#inpost]In the last few months I've stumbled upon two web sites that I think independent bands should know about, they are Reverb Nation and Artists House Music. Reverb Nation is pretty much the musician/band version of Myspace on steroids! The amount of tools offered to bands is pretty outrageous; everything from unlimited hosting of your ...

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Promote Your Indie Band (and make every gig count)

[ad#inpost]When my band was at its busiest, we had almost every promotional front covered: t-shirts emblazoned with the band logo, a custom banner behind us on stage, posters up throughout the venue, handbills on the tables, and we even incorporated our name into a stencil at the front of the drum riser that would illuminate ...

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Indie Bands and Electronic Merchandise

By Mike Ippersiel Want to know a great way to make money that bands of today have over the pre-internet acts of yesteryear? Please read my Electronic Merchandise Primer for bands. So what is electronic merchandise (or E-merch for short)?   They're digital downloads like MP3s, E-books, screensavers, desktop wallpaper, JPEGs, movies and even online tickets ...

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