If music personified could show up to your house on the back of a motorcycle, kick down your door, burn your TOP-40 radio collection on your front lawn, and then flip you the bird as it left you jaw-dropped in the wake of its sonic existence… that music would be the music of Rebel Few. … Continue reading Music: An Interview with Rebel Few
A few weeks ago, I was listening to a podcast I’ve started to frequently indulge in with my morning coffee (Made It In Music) and I came across a quote (which I will paraphrase below) from a man named Dean Diehl (his episode is linked here) that really drove home a point for me: “Most … Continue reading Converting Fans Into Customers Lesson 1: Exposure
Whoever said you absolutely need guitars to make some noise in the rock n’ roll scene obviously hasn’t listened to Hot Lips before. A power trio hailing from Toronto, Canada, the band brings a unique brand of electro-grunge rock that drips of a dark, mysterious sexiness with every brooding note. Likening them to the type … Continue reading Music: An Interview With Hot Lips’ Keith Heppler
In the entertainment and creative industries, the words fan and customer are often used interchangeably, but the two are actually quite different sets of people. While both are particularly important to building a successful career as an artist, it is easy to see just how distinctively different the behaviors of each group are. For example: … Continue reading Fans vs. Customers: 3 Common Misconceptions
If you’re anything like myself, you probably don’t immediately think of carving when you hear the word art, yet when you see it well done… that perception/association quickly changes. Robbie Woolner’s carved art is a perfect example to demonstrate that point with. I was lucky enough to catch up with Robbie (an old friend I … Continue reading Art: An Interview with Robbie Woolner (Woolner Wood Arts)
There’s never been a better time to be a creative person in the history of the world. Digital technology has allowed creative types of all kinds to have their own voice; artists can expose their art to anyone anywhere with or without the backing of significant corporate support. One of the reasons why artists don’t … Continue reading Evergreen Content For Artists: How to Use It To Secure Your Creative Livelihood
By now, if you’ve read the first two parts of this Evergreen Content Series, you know what evergreen content is. You know why you need it. In this third part of the Evergreen Content Series, I’m going to discuss how to use and create evergreen content that will keep bringing in new web traffic to … Continue reading Evergreen Content Explained: How To Create It and How to Use It
For those of you who don’t know him, Kyler Tapscott is a singer/songwriter with some series skills on the fretboard. A phenomenal guitar player, he’s often played the role of mercenary using his tremendous talents to back up other performing artists in the studio and on the stage both nationally and internationally. But now, that’s … Continue reading Music: An Interview With Kyler Tapscott
If you’ve never heard of One in the Chamber, well, you’re about to. A hard rock band based in Toronto, Canada, they bring a fresh sound to rock and roll that boasts a unique punching power and swagger – just when you think you’ve got their style figured out, they pull out the ol’ rope-a-dope … Continue reading Music: An Interview with One in the Chamber’s Gerrod Harris
In this second part of an Evergreen Content Series, I’m going to discuss why you need evergreen content and why it’s essential to growing your audience (and, therefore, income). As stated in the first post of the series, the Creative Wealth Project was designed specifically for creative types, and so, the examples I use for … Continue reading Evergreen Content Explained: Why You Need It
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