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Spreadsheets And Your Indie Band

Spreadsheets And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon February 20, 2017 0

I think that a lot of bands underestimate the utility of spreadsheets. This is one of those book keeping things that I am pretty sure you are going to hate but which are also

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Touring With Opening Bands

Touring With Opening Bands

Matt Bacon February 12, 2017 0

So something I’ve had a hard time figuring out in recent months has been the sheer struggle of opening bands on small name tours. I’ve seen multiple tours now where there was a headlining

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Outline Your Marketing Plan Part 2

Outline Your Marketing Plan Part 2

Matt Bacon January 30, 2017 0

So in the prequel to this piece we talked about getting your bases covered, sorta figuring out how you’re going to put your plan into action, the fans you are trying to target, getting

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Outlining Your Marketing Plan Part 1

Outlining Your Marketing Plan Part 1

Matt Bacon January 30, 2017 0

So one thing that I’ve been developing recently is a massive template for a 25-35 page marketing plan. Wile I’m not going to post that here I do want to touch on some of

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Pricing For Indie Bands

Pricing For Indie Bands

Matt Bacon January 24, 2017 0

Pricing is one of the most important things to figure out as an indie band. It’s what can make you look out of touch and irrelevant or what can make you into a financial

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How I (And Other A&R People) Sign Bands

How I (And Other A&R People) Sign Bands

Matt Bacon January 21, 2017 0

So… with regards to getting your band signed there’s a lot that goes into it- but at the same time there is a very short process when it comes down to me deciding if

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Being A Part Of A Collective

Being A Part Of A Collective

Matt Bacon January 20, 2017 0

So there’s a reason no one really wants to license your bands music or generally work with your group. It’s not a hard one when you really think about it but it’s one that

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SWOT Analysis And Your Band

SWOT Analysis And Your Band

Matt Bacon January 10, 2017 0

SWOT analysis sounds like a big fancy term that marketing folks use in order to talk down to us little guys, and in many ways it is. However after continuing my marketing research and

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Patreon, Allegaeon and Crowdfunding

Patreon, Allegaeon and Crowdfunding

Matt Bacon November 6, 2016 Comments Off on Patreon, Allegaeon and Crowdfunding

Soooo Patreon. It’s come up in ugly headlines again and people seem to be hating on it. The issue this time seems to be that Allegaeon think that they deserve some sort of universal

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Everybody Says Yes Always

Everybody Says Yes Always

Matt Bacon October 21, 2016 Comments Off on Everybody Says Yes Always

Everybody says yes to everything in the music industry. Or at least ‘maybe’. After all, it’s the music industry, we’re all supposed to be rebels and punk rockers, why wouldn’t we be up for

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