Rant – The Music Business Is Not A Business.

Posted on October 11th, 2013   Comments:

Many years ago, back when I had a big team of managers, lawyers, agents and the rest… One person stood out to me above all of them. He was the 18 year old intern of my manager at the time. This kid was crazy smart. He was promoting major events with artists like the Black […]

Darth Vader’s Guide To Getting Your Fans To Engage

Posted on July 29th, 2013   Comments:

You don’t have to be able to perform Jedi mind tricks in order to get people to open up your emails, read your blog posts, or watch your videos. You just need a hook and a great headline. But often when we sit down to write our minds go blank and what comes out is […]

“This Is My Last Chance To make It With My Music.” – MMM Podcast Episode #9

Posted on May 29th, 2013   Comments:

In Episode #9 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we discuss Twitter Music, Crowd Sourcing Post-Amanda-Palmer, and I also share an excerpt from a recent Insider Circle coaching call in which musician, Ace Collins, shares the story of how he went from a single subscriber (himself) to over 500 subscribers in just three and a […]

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How To Clone Your Fans With Facebook’s Lookalike Audiences

Posted on May 13th, 2013   Comments:

Targeting, in the simplest sense isn’t all that difficult. You just ask yourself where the people who would like your kind of music are hanging out, and then jump in front of those people with an ad. But answering that question is often more difficult than some musicians might initially think. Fortunately Facebook recently rolled […]

Innovative Single “Launch” Takes Belgian Indie Rock Band, Garcia Goodbye, To New Heights.

Posted on February 11th, 2013   Comments:

Here on MusicMarketingManifesto.com we focus on marketing strategies that get consistent results and ultimately lead to generating a profit from your music.   However sometimes you need to throw all the strategy out the window and just do something cool.   That’s exactly what Belgium Indie Rock Band, Garcia Goodbye, did when they decided to […]

A No-Cost Back Door To Getting On The Radio

Posted on December 12th, 2012   Comments:

Today I’d like to share a resource with you guys that only came to my attention recently. It’s called RadioGuestList.com and it’s essentially a no-cost back door to getting radio publicity and exposure. In a nutshell, RGL is a service that connects radio show bookers, podcasters, talk radio show hosts and even television producers with […]

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