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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


Bruce Houghton Interviews Richard Burgess from A2IM

6/16/2017
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Hypebot’s Bruce Houghton interviewing Richard Burgess from A2IM at the Music Biz Conference. This week we present a special episode featuring Hypebot’s Bruce Houghton interviewing Richard Burgess from A2IM at the Music Biz Conference. Richard James Burgess is an English-born New Zealand studio drummer, music-computer programmer, recording artist, record producer, composer, author, manager, marketer and […]

Duration: 00:31:26


Ep. 286 Andy Biersack from Black Veil Brides Talks About Music Streaming

6/9/2017
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Andy Biersack from The Black Veil Brides Discusses How to Use Social Media Andy Biersack from the Black Veil Brides joins us this week to share his view on the music business. What a great conversation with someone who started their career after the business was turned upside down. Andy discusses his views on the […]

Duration: 00:42:13


Tips on How to Use Wikipedia and Create Your Own Wiki Page

6/2/2017
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Questions You Should Ask Before You Create A Wikipedia Page We are joined by Stella Yu from StellaResults.com to discuss how to use Wikipedia and how to create your own wiki page. Stella provides so many tips on using wiki and addresses a number of things to consider before creating a page. Do you know […]

Duration: 00:52:07


How to Use the New Facebook Live with Guest Feature and a Recap Music Biz 2017

5/26/2017
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How to Use the New Facebook Live with Guest Feature. This week we try out the brand new Facebook Live feature where you can add a guest to your live video… and we broadcast the show live on Facebook! Jay also provides a recap of the recent Music Biz 2017 conference in Nashville. Visit Hypebot for […]

Duration: 00:39:14


smartURL 2.0! You NEED to Be Using this Tool to Sell Your Music!

5/19/2017
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You should be selling your music online with smartURL. We are joined by Gogi from Gupta Media to talk about smartURL 2.0. We also get the lowdown on the new Pivot smartURL product and how it quickly and easily builds a music landing page for you. Gogi also shares the details on Events smartURL for […]

Duration: 00:35:32


Ep. 282 CD Baby Provides Amazing New Free Marketing Tools from Show.co to Artists

5/12/2017
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How to market your new release using CD Baby. Kevin Breuner VP of Marketing for CD Baby joins us to discuss the new marketing tools on CDBABY.com. Now, over 650,000 independent artists will have free access to marketing tools as CD Baby integrates music marketing service Show.co into its comprehensive artist dashboard. A key marketing […]

Duration: 00:45:03


7 Things To Do That Can Help You Get Added to a Spotify Playlist

5/4/2017
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How To Get Added To Spotify Playlists This week we discuss a article written by Lucie Watson, How Can I Get on Spotify’s Playlists? It is worth a read as it gives some great insight in playlists, but it also give 7 action item on what you need to do to help you get added […]

Duration: 00:48:48

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