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DIY – PR Tips For Musicians, Bands

Without the financial resources available to spend major cash on your PR, DIY promotion on next-to-no budget presents a significant obstacle to artists. Here we look at some helpful tips for artists and bands to help them better overcome said obstacle. Guest post by Zac of ZingInstruments As a musician or band without the funds for an agent […]

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Vivian Campbell Shares Upside Of Music Piracy For Def Leppard

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Coming off a long summer of touring, Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell here weighs in on his twenty-five years in the group, what the experience has been like, and what the band has described as an ‘upside’ to music piracy. Guest post by Shivani Patel om the SymphonicBlog It’s now been 25 years since Vivian Campbell joined Def Leppard, stepping in […]

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New Music Degrees and Certificates at CCA

This past Friday, August 25, 2017 was an extraordinary day. This day marked my 2nd anniversary working at the Community College of Aurora in Aurora, CO. On this day, our esteemed Curriculum Committee approved my first two Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program CTE Certificates and A.A.S. Degrees: Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) Initial Certificates […]

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Key Principles To Viral Videos

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It’s the dream of every artist to have a video that (for the right reasons) goes viral, and while it’s difficult to take any action that will ensure this happens, there are at least several widely accepted principles on how to make it that much more likely. Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 Everyone would love […]

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Crowdcasting App Helps Fill Your Gigs, But Not With Fans. Is This A New Kind Of Pay To Play?

Given that attendance is so often a concern for artists, it should come as no surprise that a new app has been developed which provides a ‘crowd for hire’ and although such tactics will help fill a room, it’s a pricey way to go, and those in attendance won’t be fans. Is this just a […]

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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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Building A Music Content Pipeline: How To Be Prepared For Anything

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In this article Kendra Gaines walks readers through why artists ought to be building content pipelines, why it is that they work, and how to better organize your creative life and content output to capitalize on their use. Guest post by Kendra Gaines on the TuneCore Blog. Kendra is a digital music marketing fiend. ‘Like’ her Facebook page, Easy Music Promo for more. […]

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Prince Gets His Own Official Shade Of Purple

The Prince Estate and Pantone, the global arbiter of color, have announced the creation of a standardized custom color to represent and honor the music icom  Unsurprisingly its a purple hue, represented by Prince’s “Love Symbol #2” (left) and inspired by his custom-made Yamaha purple piano. _____________________________________ A new color pays tribute to Prince’s indelible […]

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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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Top 10 Sites That Will Feature Your Music Video

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Once you’ve put in the effort to create and interesting and compelling music video, it seems only fair that you’d want to share it with the world. This can be easier said than done however, and sharing on you’re own social media channels can only get you so far. Here we look at ten great […]

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