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Building A Stronger Fan Base For Your Band

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Growing your fan base is no easy task, especially if you are an introvert or still self-conscious about sharing your music with the world. While being yourself always helps with winning fans, there are many other ways to get your fan count up and start selling out your shows.

Quick Tips for Winning Fans

Many musicians say that you need 1,000 true, dedicated fans to make a music career sustainable. But how do you get to 1,000? Continue reading Building A Stronger Fan Base For Your Band

The Importance of Music Business Education

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Being a successful musician is about more than late nights spent practicing, booking gigs and writing new songs. It’s also about running a business. When you are your own boss and employee, knowledge of music business basics is essential. Continue reading The Importance of Music Business Education

The Team Members Every Independent Artist Needs

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The Team Members Every Independent Artist Needs

As an indie artist, you’re used to doing it all. But at some point in your journey, you will find doing it all takes away from your ability to focus on your music. When you realize you don’t have enough time to get everything done, it’s time to start thinking about assembling a team to support and assist you. Continue reading The Team Members Every Independent Artist Needs

The Importance of Community

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The Importance of Community

I recently sent an email to my mailing list that took me a month to write. Why did it take me a month to write it? I suppose you could call it extreme writer’s block. I couldn’t think of the words to say. It was awful because someone was counting on me for a response. Continue reading The Importance of Community

5 Ideas to Make More Money with Your Music

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There are many, many ways to make more money with your music. While concerts and the sale of CD’s are more direct ways, below are some indirect ways you can make more money and support your ministry: Continue reading 5 Ideas to Make More Money with Your Music

3 Things Successful Artists Are Doing That You Probably Are Not

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There’s a conference coming up next July that I go to every year. It’s called the Independent Gospel Artists Alliance Conference. Every year music industry people come together to give artists the benefit of their knowledge and expertise. And sell their products and services. I’ve heard some very interesting feedback from artists like “They’re just trying to make money.” Or they’re just trying to sell me something. Of course they are! They’re business people! But that doesn’t mean that they’re not also trying to help you.  That’s my rant related to the topic of this post. This post discusses 3 things successful artists are doing that you should do also. Continue reading 3 Things Successful Artists Are Doing That You Probably Are Not