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Want to Market Your Band? Start Moving!

Recently, I found my way to a blog post about giving compelling business presentations and something struck me – the best time to market your band isn’t when you’re sitting behind a keyboard and rattling away on a website or … Continue reading

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YouTube’s Music Service Could Screw Indie Musicians – Here’s Why

It’s been an uphill battle for indie musicians to make a living. Forever. Dwindling CD sales haven’t helped much, either, along with the pittances paid by streaming radio stations like Pandora and Spotify. Well, as rumored, YouTube is planning a premium … Continue reading

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3 New Ways You Can Sell CDs at Shows

It’s harder than ever -literally, ever – for bands to sell CDs at shows. People just don’t buy them anymore. CD sales are at an all-time low. In December 2000, 785.14 albums were sold. In 2013, that number dropped to 289.41 … Continue reading

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Forget iTunes & Pandora: Gideen Offers Bands A New Way to Make Money Online

Online marketing for music has been one of the most hyped up things in the past few years. It seems simple, right? You release a song online. Promote it through some savvy Facebook marketing or YouTube videos. Then, suddenly, you’re … Continue reading

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Why People Can’t See Your Band’s Facebook Posts

You may have noticed something if you have a Facebook Page to promote your band – fewer and fewer people are seeing it. It’s not that people have decided to “dislike” the Page. It’s that they honestly, truly, can’t see … Continue reading

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What Musicians Can Learn from YouTube Millionaires

A few years ago, I saw a video kicking around Facebook called “How to Trick People Into Thinking You’re Good Looking.” It was a standard YouTube video: a webcam photoshoot of some person, doing something. This video was pretty funny, … Continue reading

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5 Ways Your Band Should Be Using Facebook

Facebook for bands is a Rubik’s Cube. If it works, it can really work. But if it doesn’t… it’s embarrassing. A lot of bands use Facebook on a less-than-monthly basis, but there’s some power to steadily creating a stream of … Continue reading

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