Book List: The Top 13 Books I Read This Year

Book List: The Top 13 Books I Read This Year

After an inspiration from one of the authors you’ll read about soon, I’ve made my first ever book list. I read a lot of books in 2015. These are the best ones of the pack, most of which are Business and Self-Help books with a few biographies and memoirs. There are affiliate links presented here …

Keys To Building A Focused Audience

Keys To Building A Focused Audience

Get Insights On Focused Fan Growth: Sign Up For The Free Webinar Here I wrote previously about the difference between trying to gain 100,000 Twitter followers (or simply a giant group of music fans online) and focusing your time, energy and money on a specific group of people. Numbers are a big sales point that …

Success For Songwriters Post Napster Era

Success For Songwriters Post Napster Era

There’s a great article released recently  from Shelly Peiken, songwriter of Top 40 hits like Bitch and What A Girl Wants. She’s also recently written a book on her perspectives in songwriting called Confessions of a Serial Songwriter. The article (found at Huffington Post) tells of her perspective on the dramatic change in how music …

When Fans Are Like Family Musicians Win

When Fans Are Like Family Musicians Win

Buzzfest 32, an annual outdoor alt-rock festival in Houston, brought P.O.D. this past year as part of its lineup. It was the main reason I went to the show, since they are a remarkable act live and the last time I tried to see them the festival cancelled (due to weather). Before they took the …