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Your First Steps in the Music Business

You have just finished a few songs – but what now? How do you proceed as a musician in order to make money from your art one day? When is the right time for certain action? While I must admit … Continue reading

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8 Traits of Successful Musicians

Sometimes it is just good to see what makes other musicians successful. Lists like this here have been written before, nevertheless I would like to share some of the key traits of sucessful musicians whom I have interviewed or met … Continue reading

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Less Is More

When marketing your music going for the kill isn’t always the best strategy because, yes, it can kill: your reputation, your fanbase, your sales. Wisely targeted action always brings better results than blindly shooting around and wasting your time and … Continue reading

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How The Media Can Help Artists

D.I.Y. is all around and that’s cool. But being self-marketers does not mean artists should strictly do without all the things that labels do. Using “regular media” often gets neglected within the social media hype. There is more to that… … Continue reading

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