Connect With Us

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

 

 

 

• MTT POSTS BY CATEGORY
SEARCH

 

Saturday
Jan122013

MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: YouTube's Dirty Little Secret & More

Where

The Music Industry

Thinks Out Loud  

 

Friday
Jan112013

YouTube's Dirty Little Secret

Ever spotted a terrible video on YouTube with an inconceivably high view count? Of course you have. Would it make you feel better knowing that most of those “views” were completely automated and only lasted 30 seconds with the sound turned off?

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Jan102013

8 Steps To A More Successful Music Career In 2013 (Free Ebook Download)

Hey my Music Think Tank gang, I hope you had a good new year. That said, the turkey’s done, and it’s time to pull sleeves up and get our music business grind back on!


With that in mind, I’ve written up a guide for anyone looking for some motivation and a way to move their music career forward this year. What’s more, I’ve made it available as a free (And very pretty) ebook for you to download!

So start reading this guide below, and if you feel it could be helpful to you and want to read the rest, simply click the ebook link at the bottom of this post and download the full version.

Click to read more ...

Saturday
Jan052013

MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: The 9 Step New Year's Resolution For Indie Musicians & More

Where

The Music Industry

Thinks Out Loud  

 

Wednesday
Jan022013

Why Most Indie Music Groups and Labels Fail (Part 1)

This is part 1 of a 2 part article I wrote strictly based on my professional experience producing and engineering and managing artists. Since 2006, I’ve been involved as a key member in several music groups, labels, and production teams that despite all their potential to achieve greatness, fail and fall apart, often at critical moments.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Jan012013

The 9 Step New Year’s Resolution For Indie Musicians

We all commit to starting over once the New Year rolls around. It is entirely possible we ate too much, did not exercise enough or spent way too much money in 2012. Once the calendar year ends on the 31st of December though we have a clean slate, that fresh start and brighter future is known as 2013.

 

Click to read more ...

Monday
Dec312012

Why Being On Oprah Was The Worst Day of My Life

Dream of your big “Break” ?  Think again….  This is the story of what happened to me when I went on the Oprah Show… Being on Oprah changed my perception of what I was doing for a living forever and marked the beginning of my long love affair with social media.  The story goes like this…

Click to read more ...

Saturday
Dec222012

MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: Everything You Need to Forget about the Music Industry & More

Thursday
Dec202012

Hit Songs Deconstructed - The Right Chord Music Interview

Mark Knight is the founder of Right Chord Music, a management and consultancy business. In this article Mark interviews David Penn, the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Hit Songs Deconstructed a website dedicated to analysing the structure and composition of hit songs. The insight from this analysis is used to help mentor new song-writing talent.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Dec192012

Tips to Landing Your Music On a Music Supervisor's Desk

The job title loosely describes what being a music supervisor is about. If you think that their job entails them sitting back and watching others do work you are mistaken. In fact they have several responsibilities that they must complete. Music supervisors are often present during the creative process, working closely with the artist, guiding the project towards a future movie, commercial, TV pilot or video game.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Dec182012

Everything You Need to Forget about the Music Industry

How the media affects musicians’ perceptions about the music business and everything you need to forget about the music industry in order to build a successful, lucrative career.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Dec172012

5 Things Needed To PRE-Prepare for a Crowd Funding Campaign

Over the last several months, I’ve been helping Ariel to prepare for the launch of her crowd funding campaign (which went live on Monday!). While we were doing our research, we came across article after article saying the same few things about crowd funding preparation that we already knew about:

Click to read more ...

Saturday
Dec152012

MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: The MusicPreneur & More

Wednesday
Dec122012

The Ultimate Musician's Guide to Tumblr

I’ve briefly touched on the importance of Tumblr in other posts, but I’ve yet to dive into what exactly Tumblr can do for your band’s promotion efforts. This ultimate guide will hold your hand through the sign-up process and take you all the way through to a point where you can use Tumblr DAILY to promote your music and gain new fans. Before you know it, your micro-blogging platform will be a major part of your promotion efforts.

Click to read more ...