Music Marketing Q & A – Podcast Episode #23

Posted on July 30th, 2017   Comments:

As you may already know, Registration for Music Marketing Manifesto 4.0 went live a few days ago. Hundreds of musicians have already signed up and the members area is buzzing. Well, yesterday I held a fairly impromptu LIVE Q & A call to just chat about marketing music the MMM way, and to address the […]

9 Billboard Chart Positions, 30,000 Email Subscribers, and 9000 Albums Sold Using MMM – Podcast Episode #22

Posted on July 6th, 2017   Comments:

In episode #22 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we are going to speak with Josh Solomon of The Empty Pockets. Josh is a Music Marketing Manifesto member who used what he learned in the course to transform his band’s last album release from a “flop” into an ENORMOUS indie success story. When the band’s […]

Chicago Vocalist and Bassist, Jason Scheff, on Marketing Music – Podcast Episode #21

Posted on April 30th, 2017   Comments:

In episode #21 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we are going to speak with Jason Scheff – the long-time vocalist and bassist of the world famous rock/pop band, Chicago – about thriving in the new music business. If by some chance you have been living under a rock for the last few decades and […]

How to Get Nominated For a Grammy – Podcast Episode #20

Posted on February 8th, 2017   Comments:

In episode #20 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we are going to talk with blues artist, Janiva Magness, about her recent Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album of 2016. I take particular pride in sharing her story as I had the good fortune of being part of it. Early in 2016 I was […]

Are Facebook Ads the New Touring? Podcast Episode #19

Facebook Ads and Touring

Posted on November 17th, 2016   Comments:

In episode #19 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we are going to take a look at Facebook advertising and the notion that it is to modern independent musicians, what touring has been in decades past. Now before all you road veterans get yourselves all worked up in the comments below, I am not hear […]

Your Guide To Music Licensing – Podcast Episode # 18

Ali Handal

Posted on September 9th, 2015   Comments:

In episode #18 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast Ali Handal, co-founder of Triple Scoop Music, joins us to offer insight into the world of music licensing. Triple Scoop Music is a boutique music licensing company that focuses on serving photographers, filmmakers, and leading brands worldwide. Ali gives us an insider’s perspective on how music […]

How to Land A Sponsorship For Your Band – Podcast Episode # 17

sponsors written on blackboard

Posted on February 18th, 2015   Comments:

In episode #17 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we are joined by James Book of Top Secret Productions to talk about sponsorships. What they are, how they work, and the best way to go about trying to secure one for your band or music. James Book is the former bassist of the gold selling […]

Spotify: Helping Or Hurting Independent Artists?

Spotify monster

Posted on December 11th, 2014   Comments:

  A few weeks ago I posted something on the MMM Facebook page about the Fact that Taylor Swift recently pulled her entire catalog from Spotify. She was quoted as saying “I’m not wiling to contribute my life’s work to an experiment that I don’t feel fairly compensates the writers, producers, artists, and creators of […]

Here’s How You Release The Number #1 Blues Album In America

Posted on October 15th, 2014   Comments:

  Over the last few months I’ve had the pleasure of working as the marketing director for blues artist Janiva Magness‘ newly formed indie label, Fat Head Records. The label’s first release debut at #5 on Billboard’s Blues Chart and has held the #1 spot on blues radio for much of this summer. In the […]

How A Very Unusual Band Consistently Converts 20% Of Their Subscribers Into Album BUYERS – Podcast Episode 14

The New Jacobin Club Band

Posted on August 5th, 2014   Comments:

  In the latest episode of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast, Xerxes Horde from the New Jacobin Club, joins us to discuss how he’s been able to use the strategies learned in MMM 3.0 to outsell two years of web sales in under three months, and generate some pretty impressive sales and subscriber stats. The […]

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