Grow Your Audience
Fighting for the freedom to make music, art, and words worth sharing
Get up every night.
Powers of Ten (What are the “right ears” for your music?)
Solving donor fatigue with doner kebab
The coming concert cameraphone backlash
Seven things I learned from fifteen years behind the wheel at spinme.com
Build an Affordable, Essential Website for Your Band
The Concert Photographer’s Manifesto
Sharing sacrifice with your fans.
What’s the value of entertainment?
Would you really want to be the next Rebecca Black?
My @SproutSocial Experiment: Setting Boundaries on Social Media
How microfunding sites like Kickstarter can stifle success.
Finding the Twinsumers in your perfect audience.
What’s Culturally Significant? (Part 2)
How to tell people you make music for a living.
How learning to hear “no” can save your career.
Why you should learn to say “No” like Simon Cowell.
Why you should ignore thousands of music consultants…
Luck Means Nothing in the Music Business
Giving yourself the space to shine.
Why You Should Own Your Band’s Website
Four Rules for Artistic Success
Make Space to Leave MySpace
Who will your music influence?
How Much Do Musicians Really Make from Record Deals?
“Help, I Need to Buy $1,200 Jonas Brothers Tickets”
Did the Live Concert Business Push Jane Wiedlin Off That Hill?
Keep Your Eye on the Goose
Climbing Aboard a Sinking Ship
NACA Schools Block-Booking Live Music
Forbes: Jill Sobule Raised More Than Public Enemy
The World Can’t Go On Without CBGB’s Bathroom
Don’t Underestimate the Power of an Audience
Ingrid Michaelson Focuses on Live Gigs, Song Placement
Believing Your Own Story
Predicting the “Death of Twitter.”
Social Media Tools that Grow Your Audience
Talent Buyers and Booking Agents’ Bottom Line
Is Poor Self-Esteem Killing Your Band?
Viral Video Attracts Audiences in Unexpected Ways
Hot Topic: Investing in Mid-Tier Bands
Steven Bacon’s Best Gig Ever
Getting Hyperconnected Audiences to Shows
Why Nobody Is Making a Living Off 1,000 True Fans
LazyWeb: Gig To-Do Macros + Gig Matcher
NYT Profiles Jonathan Coulton and other Musicians Earning “Reasonable Living”
Michael Penn to Tour Second Life?
Nine Inch Nails: Year Zero – Best Fan Marketing Ever