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CCA’s New Music & Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program Moves Forward!

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It’s All About MEE! It is with great enthusiasm, pleasure, thanksgiving, and gratitude that I can share with you the following news. This morning, the Colorado State Faculty Curriculum Committee (SFCC) unanimously moved to approve all seven newly authored music courses for the new Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) at the Community College of […]

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12 Must-Have Apps For DIY Artists And Bands

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Establishing yourself in the music industry is a challenging task, but luckily there are a variety of apps out there that can make the task that much easier for DIY artists. Here several successful self-made artists share a few of their favorites. Guest post by Carson Yarbrough of Wysidio Breaking through in the music industry can seem like […]

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How A Full-time Solo Pianist Made A Living Via Streaming Royalties

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Here Michele McLaughlin, a full time solo pianist explains how she has been able to successfully earn a living from the royalties earned through the streaming of her music. Here Chris Robley chats with her about the opportunities her music has found on streaming platforms. Guest post by Chris Robley of DIY Musician I remember as a kid, […]

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15 Tips For Getting More Music Fans

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Having true hardcore fans is a key piece of building a sustainable career as a band or artist. In this article we look at fifteen essential tactics for pulling in more fans and growing your base as a whole. This post was written by Lisa Occhino and originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog They say you need a thousand true […]

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Understanding The Importance Of Fan Interaction

Interactions between fans and musicians can be a major contributing factor in making or breaking an artist’s career success. As technology has evolved and the importance of social media has increased, the fan demand for artist interactions has grown, and cultivating a strong social media presence has become more important than ever. _____________________________________ Guest post […]

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6 Ways To Get Fans To Take More Photos At Your Show, And Why It’s Important

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In this post, Hugh McIntyre explores six different techniques for getting attendees at concerts to take more pictures at your next show, and why having photos taken is important for marketing and growing a fanbase. __________________________ Guest post by Hugh McIntyre of the TuneCore Blog [Editors Note: This blog post was written by Hugh McIntyre. Hugh writes about music and the […]

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Join The World’s First Live Facebook Festival – A Call To Artists and Fans

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In this latest post to MusicThinkTank, we look at Right Chord Music’s creation of a new type of music festival, that harnesses the power of Facebook Live, inviting bands and artists from around the world to occupy their Facebook newsfeed in an innovative live music experience. ______________________ Harnessing the power of Facebook Live, new music […]

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Why You Need To Treat A Band Like A Startup

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Here John O’Connor explores the parallels between a startup and a band in its infancy, explaining why many of the same principles which govern a successful startup and allow it successfully get off the ground can be applied with equal success to a band. Guest post by John O’Connor of DIY Musician Amazon. Google. CCR. Nirvana. Besides their […]

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The Most Important Things to Watch Out for When Booking Your Next Tour

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While securing dates quickly and early when booking a tour is important, it’s also important to avoid rushing things and making commitment which turn out later to be problematic. Here we look at some of the most important things to watch out for when booking your next tour. Guest Post By: JEREMY YOUNG The above video […]

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Oldies Hip Hop Cruise Becomes A Reality

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MIAMI (Courtesy of CelebrityAccess) — Ship-Hop, a new shipboard music event featuring some of the biggest name in hip hop from the 1990s, will set sail on the Caribbean early next year. Due to take place from January 11-15th from Miami to Cozumel, the cruise features a who’s who of legacy hip hop acts, including […]

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