Monthly Archives: October 2011 »

Promote Your Band For $5 on Fiverr.com

James Moore October 31, 2011 2

You can use Fiverr.com to promote your band. Most bands are unaware that Fiverr even exists, let alone aware that they can get their band valuable press coverage for $5. Why? I think it’s

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New Independent Hip Hop Artist Elia Shows Promise

James Moore October 26, 2011 1

New York rapper (currently residing in Florida) Elia impressed me recently, and it’s always nice when you are sent a track by an independent artist that you would actually play in your spare time. Elia’s

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Every Indie Band Has A Niche Market

James Moore October 22, 2011 Comments Off

Every indie band has a niche market when it comes to music marketing. This topic isn’t discussed too extensively in other books. Unless you are one of those delusional bands who think they are

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Search Engine Optimization And Google For Bands

James Moore October 22, 2011 Comments Off

People typically arrive at websites in three ways: through the use of search engines, clicking links from other websites, or simply by typing in the website address. Even though search engines alone will not

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The Print Industry Is Dead

James Moore October 22, 2011 Comments Off

Ever notice your favorite music magazines disappearing from the store shelves as of late? The print industry has seen better days. It’s safe to say at this point that it is well on it’s

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Indie Bands – How Do You Build A Website? (The Easy Way)

James Moore October 22, 2011 Comments Off

(An excerpt from “Your Band Is A Virus“) Indie bands – How do you build a website? Well, the good news is you don’t really need to know how – or at least any

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Another Perspective From Real Music Media

James Moore October 21, 2011 Comments Off

For a very wide view of how music fits in with who we are and where we’re going, I encourage you to take a close read of Real Music Media. Writer John Gump does

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Digital Music Consumption – Dollars And Cents

James Moore October 21, 2011 1

Another very informative blog on the digital age of music consumption comes from Krzysztof Wiszniewski, The Cynical Musician. He goes over some great points and figures on music streaming websites (Spotify, Last.fm and Rhapsody) and

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Rebecca Black Vs Tyler The Creator – A Music Marketing Clash

James Moore October 21, 2011 1

Recently I posted a piece on my Hubpages blog about two radically different approaches to music marketing and two radically different cultural perceptions as a result – the rise to stardom of Rebecca Black

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The Truth About Streaming Services Such as Spotify For Indie Bands

James Moore October 21, 2011 1

Indie bands – Have you been collecting royalty cheques from streaming services such as Spotify? Chances are you haven’t. You may want to take a quick look at this rather excellent blog by David

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