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Michael Brandvold Marketing – Ep. 320 Gigroad, Airbnb For Concerts, Connecting Artists With Fans And Places To Play

This week we are joined by Mark Mckelvie from Gigroad. Gigroad is something like Airbnb for concerts, connecting artists with fans and places to play. Venues on Gigroad may be professional, but they may also be just about anywhere, which enables artists to create gigs in towns that may not have many professional venues. Fans can literally provide the venues, opening up a much broader spectrum of possibilities for artists to share their music. Artists and ‘venues’ from the 25 countries Gigroad supports can easily connect and create gigs; deciding…

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David Wallimann – How To Sell Your Music Online With DistroKid

I’ve been using DistroKid for a few years now and in this video I wanted to help my friend Chris Liepe to get up and running with this service. DistroKid is a service that allows you to upload your music on the cloud and get it into iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon, Google Play and much more. The process is super simple and there’s a lot of membership options!

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Manage Mental – Episode 62 – Can You Make a Living in a Band?

Can you make a living in a band?  Mike and Blasko openly discuss the inevitable challenge of what the likelihood is of making a living in a band. They relay their experiences regarding finances, as well as sacrifices throughout their careers. Will there ever be a metal band that sells as many records as Metallica did?! What do bands need to consider and do differently nowadays than they did 20 years ago? The future isn’t as bleak as you might think. Strap in and let’s get MENTAL!

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The Future Of What – Data! What is it good for? (LIVE at Treefort)

These days there’s nothing but data out there — social media statistics, Spotify artist insights, info about who your fans are, where they are, and when they listen to your music. But what do you do with all this data? And who is really benefiting from it? Experts Kevin Erickson (Future of Music Coalition), Erica Sinkovic (CD Baby), Susie Giang (APA), and Zeke Howard (Trailboss) join Portia to discuss how artists can put their data to work.

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Michael Brandvold Marketing – Ep. 319 Email Marketing Best Practices with FanBridge.com

Scott Englund General Manager of FanBridge.com joins us this week to discuss email marketing. We discuss why you need a email list even now with all the various social networks. Why you shouldn’t be sending out email blasts using your Gmail account. How does FanBridge differ from other services such as Mailchimp and Constant Contact. What are some best practices for building your emails. Why you need to understand your open rates and click through rates. If you want to understand email marketing this is your episode!

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Music Business Facts With Rodney Holder – 112. Nick Findlay- How To Get Your Music Played On Triple J Radio

Nick Findlay has been working in radio since he was 16 and has been at Triple J for over 10 years. He is currently the station’s Music Director. In this interview Nick describes the best practices when pitching music to radio. He also tells us the strategies he recommends artists employ when they are looking to get their music played on Triple J. This information could also obviously be used when pitching music to any radio station throughout the world. There is also a free report which is the highlights…

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Michael Brandvold Marketing – Ep. 318 Guiding Your Music Career Through the Evolving Music Landscape

We are joined by CandyShop Management co-founders, John Mathiason and Antony Bland. Johan and Antony share some great insight on how they have been able to pivot and guide the finances and careers of their artists through the ever evolving landscape of music revenue streams. They are both incredibly passionate about education, and specifically educating artists and up and coming managers.

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Music Business Facts With Rodney Holder – 110. Carl Neumann-Director of Heavy Magazine

Carl Neumann who is the owner and director of Heavy Magazine. Heavy is a digital Australian music resource, podcast, blog and more. In this episode of Music Business Facts we discuss ‘pitching’ your products and services to industry gatekeepers. Carl tells us how to obtain attention in a crowded marketplace and how to attract publicity opportunities for your music, shows and clients. http://traffic.libsyn.com/musicbusinessfacts/Carl_Neumann_mastered.mp3

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The Vinyl Guide – Ep113: Discogs CEO Chad Dahlstrom

Running Discogs is no easy task; the prime audience of record and music collectors are among the pickiest people on the planet. Today Discogs CEO Chad Dahlstrom bravely sits in the hot seat, discusses the focus areas of the biggest online music community, talks about the challenges and answers listener questions. If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related. http://traffic.libsyn.com/vinylguide/Ep113_Discogs_CEO_Chad_Dahlstrom.mp3

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The Future Of What – Understanding Contracts with Gandhar Savur and Horse Feathers

Episode #114: When people start a band, they’re entering relationships that will hopefully last for years. Contracts can be helpful in remembering what you agreed to years later. We talk to lawyer Gandhar Savur about what to expect when entering into a contract with bandmates or a label. What’s normal in a record deal? How do indie label contracts generally differ from majors? What are percentage deals? Gandhar gives practical advice for anyone about to sign a deal. We also hear from musician Justin Ringle who has been navigating contracts…

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Michael Brandvold Marketing – Ep. 315 Buy and Sell Music Rights and Copyrights with Royalty Exchange

Artists turn to Royalty Exchange to raise money and take control of their financial future. They connect them with private investors through the world’s first online marketplace for buying and selling royalties. Creators love them because they give them a powerful new way to fund their career. Investors love them because they help them generate income that’s hard to beat.

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Music Business Facts With Rodney Holder – 109. Tim Charles- The Epitome Of A Modern Music Business Entrepreneur.

Tim Charles is the epitome of a modern music business entrepreneur. He plays violin and sings with his Australian metal band Neobliviscaris. He’s also a songwriter, booking agent, artist manager, tour manager, publicist, business executive, label manager, concert promoter, artist liaison, lecturer, teacher, key note presenter, consultant, content creator and social media manager. On this episode of The Music Business Facts podcast Tim discusses the roles he performs to bring multiple streams of income into his business. http://traffic.libsyn.com/musicbusinessfacts/Tim_Charles_mastered.mp3

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