Are Facebook Ads the New Touring? Podcast Episode #19

Facebook Ads and Touring

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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 […]

SpeakPipe – Long Gone Are The Days Of The Aloof Rock Star…

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There once was a time when being a rock star meant cultivating a JD Salinger-esque persona and keeping the public at arms length. I don’t think I’ve ever admitted this to anyone, but years ago I used to have several fake “assistants” to help me deal with my fan mail because I just didn’t think […]

Rant – Is Social Media Worth It For Musicians?

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Show of hands… Who has 1000+ Facebook friends and hasn’t sold a single album or made one red cent as a result? …I thought so. Social media has always been a very misunderstood platform for many. Part of that is because so many people with ulterior motives have built lucrative careers for themselves as “social […]