101 Steps Towards 1000 True Fans, A Must Read Guide For Musicians!

101 Steps Towards 1000 True Fans, A Must Read Guide For Musicians!

Have you ever heard of Kevin Kelly’s 1000 true fans theory? If not you can see it here. The theory basically says that if you have 1000 dedicated fans, you can make a living from any type of artistic venture. In your case, music. Now personally, while possible, I think even gaining 1000 dedicated fans…

Competitions For Musicians – How I Used Contests For Increased Exposure While Saving $1700!

Big commercial radio stations and TV channels have been running contests for years for one simple reason: they work! As humans, we’re often very lazy and want something for nothing. The less work we have to do to get a big win the better. Winning $1000 on the lottery sounds a lot better to most…

The Dangers Of Collaborating With Untalented Musicians

The Dangers Of Collaborating With Untalented Musicians

Collaborations are great. They can get you in front of other people’s audiences fairly quickly, they can mean more opportunities arise as you network with more people, and they can generally have you making music you couldn’t have made on your own. But there’s a flip side. Not all collaborations are made evenly. While working…

Word Of Mouth Marketing For Musicians, Examples And How To Get Started

Word Of Mouth Marketing For Musicians, Examples And How To Get Started

Whether or not you’ve heard examples of word of mouth marketing (WOMM), chances are you’ve been on the receiving end of it. In fact, you’ve probably even done some yourself without even realizing it! Word of mouth marketing, or peer to peer marketing as it’s also known, can be very effective. While it’s not always…