How To Get Your Music Licensed in Television and Film – With Karyn Rachtman

Karyn Rachtman from Mind Your Music

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One of the questions I receive most often from independent musicians is “how do I get my music licensed in television and films?”  It’s easy to understand why licensing would be on the minds of so many musicians. A placement in the right television show or film can be incredibly lucrative, it can lead to […]

What About Spotify?

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There is no question about it, streaming is here to stay. However, despite the industry shift towards streaming, we still see a landscape in which 99% of all Spotify streaming comes from just 10% of songs. This should cause independent artists to take pause and ask themselves if they are moving towards streaming because they […]

On Getting Dropped By Your Record Label…

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In Part 2 of the “On Getting Signed” interview I talk about what happened after I landed my deal with Interscope Records and how things eventually took a turn for the worse and I was dropped by the label. In the interview you’ll hear what that’s like, and how I eventually turned things around. To […]

Ariel Hyatt on Developing Your Brand – Podcast Episode #24

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In episode #24 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast Ariel Hyatt from Cyber PR joins us to discuss the impact that a well developed brand can have on your music career. Because without a well developed brand… the marketing just isn’t going to work. In this interview Ariel lays out a few simple steps that any artist can take […]

Music Marketing Q & A – Podcast Episode #23

Music Marketing Manifesto on computer screen with microphone

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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 […]

The Lowdown on Music Marketing Manifesto 4.0

Music Marketing Manifesto 4.0 Logo

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With the Music Marketing Manifesto 4.0 launch only a few days away (Wednesday, July 26th), I’ve been receiving a LOT of emails and messages about the program. I thought I’d make a short video to answer the most common questions people seem to have, and really just lay out the whole what/when/where/why of the program… […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Live Music Marketing Coaching Session – Tuesday at Noon (Pacific)

John Oszajca talking into microphone

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It’s official. I’ve become that guy who starts every blog post with “wow, it’s been way to long since I’ve posted anything here on the site”. But I swear that there really is a very good reason for that… In short, I spent the first half of 2016 working on campaigns for other artists. It’s […]

How To Schedule Facebook Posts And Twitter Tweets For Free

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In this quick video I’ll show you how to schedule Facebook posts and Twitter tweets, for FREE, without any third party software or apps. I imagine that many are already familiar with how to do this on Facebook, but scheduling Tweets on Twitter has been more of a mystery, until now 🙂 As always, I […]

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