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5 Current Trends in Music

To get your career moving, you have to be aware of the trends in music. We don’t mean what type of music is selling or what type of clothes you should wear. We’re talking about trends in the music marketplace. This will help you decide the best way to market...

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Using Controversy To Promote Your Music

What have you done? Is there something in your past that made you notorious and that’s keeping you from being famous? Something that you’re trying to keep quiet and you’re afraid that a journalist will discover it? Whatever it is, don’t shy away from it; they’re going to find it...

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Make Your Fans Sing A Happy Song

Do you sell your music in any form? When someone buys anything from you, how can you overdeliver on the purchase so that they aren’t just happy, they are delighted? When someone buys one of your songs, send them a sticker with your band’s name on it. If they buy...

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Should You Promote Your Music 365 Days a Year?

Promoted your music lately?  Here we are, 3 weeks into the new year, and what the heck have you done?  Are you ready to get your music career going? Then what are you waiting for? Guess what... do nothing, and that’s exactly what you’ll get back.  If you want to...

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How To Promote Your Music On YouTube

Have you ever seen a music video on YouTube?  I’ll bet you have.  How many of your songs have you posted on Youtube?  It’s really simple to do.  Just think about it... it has to be easy.  If it was hard to do, there wouldn’t be tens of thousands of...

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Podcasts: What Are They and How To Promote Yourself With Them

Podcasts are a great way to get your music heard. Just in case you don’t know what a podcast is (which I have a hard time believing especially if you’re reading this blog post) it’s like a radio show that appeals to a specific audience. Instead of listening to it...

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Marketing your music like Scrooge?

Christmas music is in the air.  Marketing everything in sight.  People will be out at the malls, singing, shopping, and spending money even as the world economy collapses.  People are making and spending money left and right.  So, shouldn’t you get in on the action?  Sell your music to the...

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Get Out There And Promote Your Band’s Gig

There is some leg work in promoting your show, but there are plenty of ways that are easy and low cost. Contact local newspapers, web sites, radio and TV stations in your area and tell them about your gigs. Ask if you can give them an interview. Here’s a little...

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The Play’s the Thing… Even If You Play Your Music For Free.

Get out there and make music! The most important thing to do when beginning a career in music is to play live. If you’re not established yet, don’t be afraid to play for free. This is the best way to promote your band or yourself. The kind folks here at...

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Trendy Nonsense and Why You Need To Waste Your Time On It

Have you been ignoring the news? Think it doesn’t apply to your sorry ass? In a lot of ways, it doesn’t. But, when it comes to promoting your band, latching onto current fads, news, and trends can make you stand out from the crowd. How do you keep abreast of...

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