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Conversations As Social Media Currency

Conversations are our currency in the social media age. I know that sounds silly, but that is where we are at. In many ways conversations have always been the currency of our people. Think about it, even at shows decades ago how did you find out about bands? It wasn’t

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Video Content Marketing And you

So yeah, you probably know this, but video is king. Not only is video king but if you’re not pushing video on a regular basis you’re basically wasting your time. Just create a simple live video with your band on Facebook. Seriously do it and then go check how many

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The Market is the Market is the Market

Here’s a harsh truth that not a lot of people want to hear and which will drive us all crazy if we really think about it. No matter what you do with your music, if you are not catering to what the market wants at a given point then you

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Why You Can’t Build A Brand On One Platform

So here’s a big one that I see a lot of bands starting to realize as the death knell of Facebook starts to really sound and Instagram begins to take over. The thing is, with a lot of those bands, they slept on Instagram. They didn’t strike while the iron

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Finding Blogs In Your Niche

So if PR is so hard – how do you get blogs to write about you? It’s just a question of reaching out to the right people. One of the fascinating sides of the music industry is how many niche blogs here are. Not only are there, for example, thrash

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Why Social Media Is Important

If you’re reading this blog post then you’re probably somehow tied in with the music industry, brands, bands, labels and what have you. Cool. I get it. It’s weird. For some reason though people are starting to care about your band and you are starting to get a sense of

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