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How To Get Better Gigs With Help From Dave Ruch

Every musician wants to get more gigs, book better venues and be able to perform regularly. Performing for some artists is one of the main methods for profiting from the business of being a musician. However, getting gigs is getting harder and harder. Fortunately for all of us, there’s Dave Ruch. Dave Ruch Is Great …

How To Use Experience & Training For Maximum Impact

How To Use Experience & Training For Maximum Impact

Experience Still Matters. Here’s Why You used to have to go to college or attend a seminar to get the education that’s now available online at a fraction-of-a-fraction of the cost. However, education alone won’t make you successful, no matter what field you’re in. Experience provides the testing ground to put education to work. This …

Discover The Secrets To 1000 True SuperFans With Kevin Kelly

Discover The Secrets To 1000 True SuperFans With Kevin Kelly

Loyalty and passion are two attributes we wish that all of our fans had. They don’t. But superfans do. How do you go about attracting more of these kinds of people into your tribe? I’ve been fascinated around the ability of some people to draw in the uncommon fan and supporter of creative people, folks …

Rachael Yamagata Shares Love & Music Entrepreneur Help

Rachael Yamagata Shares Love & Music Entrepreneur Help

I have to admit to having some excitement about this podcast episode. I’ve been a big fan of Rachael Yamagata‘s music for a long time. Going back at least to 2003 when I first heard her self-titled EP and then in ’04 with the release of Happenstance. Great musicians write songs that connect with our …

Music Entrepreneur & Super Fan Tom Giles Joins The DIY Artist Route

Music Entrepreneur & Super Fan Tom Giles Joins The DIY Artist Route

Networking seems like it’s becoming a bad word in the music and marketing world. I’m not sure how else to talk about relationship building through our existing friends and contacts. Networking just seems like the best word. That’s how I came to know Tom Giles (pronounced with a “J”), the serial musician, entrepreneur and music …

Jay Coyle Preaches Gospel Of SuperFans For Musicians

Jay Coyle Preaches Gospel Of SuperFans For Musicians

Superfans are the gold mine for musicians and anyone trying to build a successful career. These are the passionate individuals who go out of their way to buy all of your work, put your posters on their walls (or make their own posters if you don’t have them for sale), and share everything you do …

Chandler Coyle, The DIY Artist Route And You

Chandler Coyle, The DIY Artist Route And You

The DIY Artist Route has taken on a new life. This time, instead of talking with a musician I decided to get some perspective off the beaten path. Chandler Coyle is a music industry expert. He has decades of experience in helping musicians in a variety of ways, from website building to marketing. He is …

The Coming Trend Of Super-Fan Building

One of the very first posts to this blog was about the importance of musicians building their core audience, or their Super-Fan listener base. That was in the fall of 2014. Here we are in the first quarter of 2015 and that subject is now taking a much larger role across many of the marketing …