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Do You Have a Plan to Wrap Up Your Marketing After Your Tour or Album is Over?

12/8/2017
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Don’t Leave Old Tour or Album Promotion Assets Up After They Are Over We have discussed plans to market and promote your album or tour. Plans for your downtime. But… do you have a plan for when your tour ends or your album has run it’s course? To clean up and remove messaging that is […]

Duration: 00:26:56


How to Monetize Your Live Show with VNUE and SET.FM

12/1/2017
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How to Record Your Live Show and Sell Them to Your Fans This week we are joined by Zach Bair from VNUE to learn how artists of any size can monetize their live shows using VNUE and SET.FM VNUE is a music technology company dedicated to further monetizing the live music experience for artists, labels, […]

Duration: 00:35:37


Seth Godin Let These Six Words Guide You, People Like Us Do Things Like This

11/17/2017
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Every Musician Needs to Spend 30 Minutes and Listen to Seth Godin. This week we are joined by Seth Godin. So much great information is discussed, that every single musician, big or small, can use. This is MUST listen episode. Let these six words guide you, People like us do things like this SETH GODIN […]

Duration: 00:36:55


Mixcloud, Redefining Radio

11/10/2017
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Mixcloud is the leading digital audio streaming platform rethinking radio for listeners, curators, and brands alike. We are joined by Nico Perez, co-founder of Mixcloud. We discuss with Nico how musicians can use Mixcloud to promote their music. Mixcloud is the leading digital audio streaming platform rethinking radio for listeners, curators, and brands alike.They connect […]

Duration: 00:31:17


Ep. 303 The Recording Academy District Advocate Day

11/3/2017
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Advocates for the Recording Academy Meet with Congressional Representatives This week we are joined by Daryl Friedman, the Recording Academy’s Chief Industry, Government and Member Relations Officer. Daryl discusses the Recording Academy District Advocate Day. This is the nation’s largest grassroots movement for music. During the day of action Recording Academy members across the country […]

Duration: 00:29:40


How to Break Into the Music Business

10/27/2017
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Bruce Houghton and Michael Brandvold Discuss How to Break Into the Music Business Jay is off this week so we are joined by Bruce Houghton from Hypebot. We switch hats this week and Bruce interviews Michael… about his history, how he broke into the music business, creating new revenue streams for artists, biggest mistakes he […]

Duration: 01:01:45


Spotify Playlist Pitching System and New Spotify Artists Mobile App

10/20/2017
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Spotify Launches a New System for Pitching to a Playlist This week we discuss some Spotify news. Spotify releases a mobile app for Spotify Artists so you can now access all your Spotify data from your mobile device. And… Spotify announces a new playlist pitching system for major and independent labels. SPOTIFY LAUNCHES NEW PLAYLIST-PITCHING […]

Duration: 00:32:54


What is BlockChain and How Can BlockChain Help Musicians

10/6/2017
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How can BlockChain help musicians? This week we are joined by Mo Jalloh Co-founder of Zimrii Music to discuss BlockChain technology. We answer the question what is BlockChain in the simplest terms possible. How can BlockChain help musicians. What the challenges that BlockChain is facing. The emerging use of BlockChain Technology is an area that […]

Duration: 00:34:09


Ep. 299 How to Pitch to a Spotify Playlist with Ari Herstand

9/29/2017
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How you can pitch your music to Spotify playlists. This week we are joined by Ari Herstand. Ari talks about the different kinds of playlists you will find on Spotify. How labels and managers pitch to Spotify. We discuss third party services you can hire to pitch your music to playlists. And… if you don’t […]

Duration: 00:41:21


Maybe You Should Think More About Selling the Experience Rather Than the Music for Your Next Release

9/22/2017
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Gene Simmons Masters Selling the Experience and Not the Music. Is music becoming more about the experience than the music itself? It seems Gene Simmons of KISS might have just cracked the code on how to sell music. You don’t sell the music, you sell the experience of buying the music. With the announcement of […]

Duration: 00:27:36


Ep. 297 The Evolution of VIP Meet & Greet Programs

9/16/2017
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VIP Meet & Greet Programs Should Be Part of Your Revenue Model We are joined by Ed Meehan the CEO of Wonderful Union. Over the last 10 years, Wonderful Union has explored new possibilities within the field of fan engagement and community development, VIP ticketing initiatives, fan club management, direct-to-consumer merchandising (DTC) and content promotion […]

Duration: 00:42:43


Can You Answer This Question? What Is Your Vision?

9/1/2017
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What is your vision? What is your goal? Before you do anything else can you answer this question? What is your vision? What is your goal? Answering this question will drive everything else you do. Visit Hypebot for music business news and insights. www.Hypebot.com If you are interested in speaking with Michael about what he […]

Duration: 00:26:24


How to Prevent Failure by Managing Your Expectations

8/25/2017
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Make sure your expectations are realistic when you are approaching your next project or release. Expectations, do have them? Do have realistic expectations? Do you consider if your expectations can be met? Make sure your expectations are realistic when you are approaching your next project or release. Visit Hypebot for music business news and insights. […]

Duration: 00:26:21


Don’t Ignore the Importance of the College Market

8/21/2017
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The importance of the college market… college radio, performances at colleges, college media and more. This week we discuss the importance of the college market… college radio, performances at colleges, college media and more. Why you should not ignore the college and how you can use colleges to build your story. Visit Hypebot for music […]

Duration: 00:32:50


Ep. 293 Marketing a Instant Gratification Track vs. Complete My Album

8/13/2017
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Instant Gratification Tracks Need to Be Part of Your Digital Release Strategy This week we discuss the difference between a Instant Gratification Track and Complete My Album. One is for promoting a pre-order and one is for a post release sale. Why you should always consider using a Instant Gratification Track as part of your […]

Duration: 00:24:55


Continuing Your Music Education with Berklee College Of Music and BerkleeOnline

8/4/2017
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Continuing your education in the fast changing music business we are living in. This week we are joined by Mike King, VP of Enrollment Marketing and Management at Berklee College of Music and course author at BerkleeOnline and Carin Nuernberg, Berklee VP of Online Education. Mike and Carin discuss the courses offered at the Berklee […]

Duration: 00:44:53


The Key Elements that Make a Successful VIP Ticket Program

7/28/2017
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Where have VIP programs gone wrong, what to avoid if you want a successful VIP program. The week we are joined by Ron Young from Little Caesar. We discuss VIP ticket experiences. Where have VIP programs gone wrong, what to avoid if you want a successful VIP program. The key elements that make a successful […]

Duration: 00:46:54


Ep. 290 Steve Knopper Discusses His Updated Book “Appetite For Self-Destruction”

7/17/2017
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Appetite for Self-Destruction: The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age This week Jay flies solo and is joined by Steve Knopper. Steve discusses his updated book “Appetite For Self-Destruction”. Visit Hypebot for music business news and insights. www.Hypebot.com If you are interested in speaking with Michael about what he can do […]

Duration: 00:24:10


The Evolution of PledgeMusic from Crowdfunding to Retail

7/7/2017
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Every Artist Should Have a PledgeMusic Profile. We are joined by Bryan Mead from PledgeMusic. Bryan talks about how PledgeMusic has evolved over the years, from starting out as a traditional crowdfunding platform to a business today that is more like a online store for artists selling pre-orders and much more. Bryan also shares where […]

Duration: 00:33:18


How to Manage Your New Release Across Multiple Territories

6/30/2017
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How to manage the challenges of releasing your music across multiple territories. This week The Music Biz Weekly podcast tackles the problem of releasing your music in multiple territories. How to manage a release across multiple territories. The obstacles and hurdles you might encounter. What you can do to stay in control of multiple territories […]

Duration: 00:26:21

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