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How To Get More People To Come To Your Shows. Part 2

I’ll give you 2 great examples by comparing two rock bands I know. I’ll show you how one of these bands totally packed their next several shows and the other band missed their opportunity to do the same by making a critical mistake.

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How To Get More People To Come To Your Shows. Part 1

It’s not only about getting ‘new’ people to come and see your band, but even most of your own friends and fans typically don’t come to your live shows regularly which is making it harder to get bigger and better gigs and make more money.

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Stone Temple Pilots’ Dean DeLeo: ‘Be Aware’ To Be In The Business

The legendary rockers reunited for a massive concert tour in 2008, and now release a hugely anticipated self-titled album on May 25. UG’s Joe Matera called Dean DeLeo to discuss the LP, and his thoughts on the music industry.

Effects Of The Internet: Cashing In On The Digital Economy

Effects Of The Internet: Cashing In On The Digital Economy

While your average street musician can upload a few tracks onto MySpace and get a few more people coming down to watch them bang the drum, the bigger guys still have the contacts to fill a venue on that alone.

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Accept Fan Finds An Epic Twitter Bug

After viewing the German heavy metal band’s new video, a Turkish fan entered “ACCEPT pwns” into his update box on Twitter, only to find out that someone named @pwns was now following him on Twitter.

Be Visible From Space: How To Start Boosting Your Image

Be Visible From Space: How To Start Boosting Your Image

I learned a lesson last year when I was playing my first stadium gig. Visibility, be it literally, such as highway safety colored guitars, or from a multitude of positive interactions with people, is something worth boosting.