You Have a Band and a Facebook Fan Page, Now What?
Aug08

You Have a Band and a Facebook Fan Page, Now What?

Now that you’ve started a band and built your Facebook fan page here are a few additional steps in your music career you might want to consider: 1. Write Great Songs If you are trying to attract the attention of music fans it all starts with great songs. It’s understood that this is much easier said than done but it is a critical starting point.  Great songs with mediocre / poor marketing will ultimately trump mediocre / poor songs...

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MusicBiz MBA – Determining The Most Profitable Place to Sell Music Online
Jan24

MusicBiz MBA – Determining The Most Profitable Place to Sell Music Online

Artists have countless options for selling their music and merchandise online these days. Shouldn’t you be directing your fans who want to buy your music or merch to the place where you make the most money on a per sale basis? A quick “contribution margin” analysis can help you identify your most profitable sales channels. Once you’ve identified your most profitable sales channel always be sure to direct your...

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A Fan Found You on Facebook…What’s Next?
Nov09

A Fan Found You on Facebook…What’s Next?

By Patrick Faucher, Founder and CTO, Nimbit, Inc. There’s been a lot of news that’s come out about Facebook Music, but I’ve noticed that a real important point has been missed in most of the coverage, particularly for independent musicians.   Everything that was announced had to do with music discovery (Spotify, Rdio, etc.) and you just have to look at the new Ticker to see that more people will be sharing and discovering...

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5 Music Promotion Tips For Increasing Album Sales on Your Website
Mar25

5 Music Promotion Tips For Increasing Album Sales on Your Website

From the Host Baby Blog: Sometimes marketing your art can seem like a somewhat demeaning task. After all, you already put your whole-self into a project and made it available to the public. Isn’t that enough? But regular marketing to your fans is actually more important than ever.  There are millions of products and diversions competing for your fans’ attention online. Sometimes it takes more than a gentle reminder to get your fans to...

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How to Sell More Music on iTunes With the iMix by Cameron Mizell
Mar04

How to Sell More Music on iTunes With the iMix by Cameron Mizell

From The DIY Musician Blog: Use iMixes to Sell More Music Through iTunes I’ve stumbled across a way to sell my music on iTunes to hundreds of people that otherwise have never heard of me without getting any page space or paying for advertising. This has become quite successful for me, and I hope it can help you, and we can all help each other. All you need is an iTunes account. Here’s the deal: iTunes allows you to publish playlists...

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