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Entries in brian thompson (7)

Monday
Jul232012

Zen and the Fine Art of Perpetual Inspiration

The demands on our creative energies is high. The need for our content and ideas has never been greater. We know we need to write more, practice more, paint more, produce more and create more… but for many of us, all we have is a deficit of inspiration.

Where do you come up with all of your ideas? 
Where do you find your inspiration?
How the hell can you be consistently creative?

Embracing the Art of Zen can help.

Zen can be approximately translated as “absorption” or a “meditative state”. 

Once you allow yourself to be in a contemplative and reflective state, you will find inspiration literally everywhere.

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Monday
Aug152011

Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater Talks Fan Engagement with The Music Biz Weekly Podcast

We have an amazing conversation to share with you for Episode 20, a candid conversation with Jordan Rudess from Dream Theater about fan engagement, social media, music marketing, technology, and his favourite iPhone and iPad apps.

This is a must listen episode…

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Friday
Jul082011

Thomas McAlevey CEO of Radical.FM Speaks with The Music Biz Weekly Podcast

Welcome to episode 15 of The Music Biz Weekly, a weekly podcast co-hosted by Michael Brandvold and Brian Thompson. Each week Michael and Brian will discuss the latest events in the music business and music marketing events and techniques. This week’s episode, July 8, 2011 – Thomas McAlevey CEO of Radical.FM

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Sunday
May152011

Transcript - Ian Rogers from Topspin Discusses Social Networking and Commerce Solutions on The Music Biz Weekly Podcast

Welcome to transcript of episode seven of The Music Biz Weekly, a weekly podcast co-hosted by Michael Brandvold and Brian Thompson. Each week Michael and Brian will discuss the latest events in the music business and music marketing events and techniques.

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Saturday
Apr302011

Episode 7: The Music Biz Weekly Podcast E-Commerce Solutions For Bands

Here we go folks, another edition of our weekly podcast featuring Brian Thompson from Thorny Bleeder and Michael Brandvold from Michael Brandvold Marketing.

This week’s topic? E-Commerce Solutions for Bands. 

We discuss everything from getting your music up on iTunes and the Amazon MP3 Store, in addition to options on how to handle your merchandise sales and email marketing campaigns.

What platforms are you using to sell your band’s music and merch?

Be sure to follow Brian on Twitter 
here and Michael on Twitter here.

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below and share your own tips and tricks with us!

Brian Thompson

Thorny Bleeder

Tuesday
Apr262011

Cloud Music Vs. Subscription Music - Episode 6 of The Music Biz Weekly Podcast

The Music Biz Weekly PodcastWelcome to episode six of The Music Biz Weekly, a weekly podcast co-hosted by Michael Brandvold and Brian Thompson.

Each week Michael and Brian will discuss the latest events in the music business and music marketing events and techniques.

This week’s episode, April 22, 2011 – Cloud Music Vs. Subscription Music

 

Episode 6: The Music Biz Weekly Podcast - Cloud Music vs. Subscription Music by Thorny Bleeder

You can subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.

Please leave feedback and comments, we want to hear what you think.

Tune in every week for the latest discussions and comments on the music business

Be sure to follow both Michael and Brian on Twitter for updates on each week’s podcast.



Wednesday
Mar232011

New Podcast, The Music Biz Weekly with Michael Brandvold and Brian Thompson

Welcome to debut episode of The Music Biz Weekly, a weekly podcast co-hosted by Michael Brandvold and Brian Thompson. Each week Michael and Brian will discuss the latest events in the music business and music marketing events and techniques.

This week’s episode, March 18, 2011 – Topics: Introductions to Michael and Brian, Jon Bon Jovi blames Steve Jobs for killing the music business.

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Please leave feedback and comments, we want to hear what you think.

Tune in every week for the latest discussions and comments on the music business 

Be sure to follow both Michael and Brian on Twitter for updates on each week’s podcast.

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