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Politics And Your Indie Band

Politics And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon February 22, 2017 1

One of the most important things that your band needs to realize when working with a label, a manager or anyone of importance is that these people are going to be utilitarians. Your band

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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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Crazy People In The Music Industry

Crazy People In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon February 18, 2017 0

One of the weirdly frustrating things about the music industry is the prevalence of crazy people out there. I know that seems unsurprising at first glance, of course tons of people want to get

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What I Learned By Going To The Grammy’s

What I Learned By Going To The Grammy’s

Matt Bacon February 16, 2017 0

So I went to the Grammy’s last weekend. That was pretty wild and frankly unexpected. The fact that I went at all was due to a last minute cancellation meaning that a dear friend

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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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Placement Strategies And You

Placement Strategies And You

Matt Bacon February 12, 2017 0

Placement strategies are one of those things that are almost impossible for DIY bands to actually engage in because so many of the mare so hokey. So often it will be like “Oh do

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Market Segmentation And Your Indie Band

Market Segmentation And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon February 6, 2017 0

Market segmentation – now there is a fancy sounding term. It’s also a term that is going to hopefully make you and your band a whole boatload of money – or at least enough

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Why It’s Important To Have A Marketing Plan

Why It’s Important To Have A Marketing Plan

Matt Bacon January 31, 2017 0

So I just did a pair of articles on marketing, which hopefully you read and which hopefully were able to help guide you along. However you need to be able to understand what this

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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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