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Top 3 Things Every Band Thinks Impress Music Journalists, But Actually Don't

As a music journalist, I receive a plethora of emails from artists pitching themselves hoping for a feature. One major issue I’ve seen with these pitches is that a lot of artists don’t have a great understanding of what would make them an interesting person to write about. Instead, they have a habit of hyping […]Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Didn't Reach Your Crowdfunding Goal

It can be incredibly disheartening and even soul crushing to run a crowdfunding campaign that fails. Just because your campaign failed, however, it doesn’t mean you’re a terrible artist – it could just mean you ran a terrible campaign. With crowdfunding being a relatively new phenomenon, the blueprint for how to run a campaign isn’t entirely […]Read More »

3 Tips For Composers To Boost Your Networking Skills

The methods of finding work are constantly changing, and the type of music that sells is changing even faster. So Performer Magazine has decided to present “3 Tips For Composers To Boost Your Networking Skills.” No matter how long your music career lasts, the difficulty of finding work will persist throughout for all but a […]Read More »

Four Hot Apps With Music Biz Hacks

If you are online at all, it’s hard to miss the breathlessness with which every new app is promoted. “It’s the Uber of Fitbit, with a Facebook play.” One after another, they are launched, and almost as quickly, fade, especially in the music space (hello Twitter #Music!). But some apps catch fire, and become part […]Read More »

6 Types of Artists Publicists Will Never Work With

[This article was originally published at Sonicbids.com. It has been re-published here with permission.] As a publicist with my own PR agency, I’m solicited daily by bands looking for PR services or for some advice/to be consulted about the wild, wonderful world of public relations and publicity, since it’s press and media hits that they […]Read More »

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