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Making People Take Their Shirts Off For You

The music industry makes a living exploiting various non-musical factors. So how can you take care of these things beyond the music? The answer comes down to image control and sincerity.

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Turn On The Fans. Part 1

Your success in sharing your music with the world and influencing others to produce good music requires making a run of sounds that will sell to people. So what do we do so that we can sell without “selling out”? The main thing – if it does not hurt the music or artistic intent, do it.

Napster

10 Years After Napster: Welcome To 1998

Ten years after Napster tried to make a deal with the record labels, the record labels have found themselves offering exactly the same thing Napster proposed. Consumers have proven that they pay money when there is a good value for their money.

Is MySpace Still Relevant?

Is MySpace Still Relevant?

Technology is only useful if it is necessary for a human experience, and MySpace was the pioneer of a much wider discussion of which the ripples are still being felt. Joe Shooman shares his thoughts on social networks.

Embrace Twitter! Top Tips For Musicians

Embrace Twitter! Top Tips For Musicians

Here you will find a dead simple, up-to-date collection of advises from experts all around the web aimed to help you get maximum out of Twitter.

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Thoughts On Marketing Your Music (For The Emerging Artist)

So, you’ve put in the time studying your instrument for many years and even have a brand new shiny record to show for all that hard work. Within the next few minutes of finishing these projects many questions will pop in your head, but two will arise above all else…