What Are You Trying To Figure Out?
Promoting yourself without looking desperate is NOT a simple task… or is it?
It takes patience, hard work and imagination. You want to stand out, but how is it possible when there’s almost an infinite amount of other people out there making music in their bedroom or basement just like you? This was my main struggle in my first two years doing music full time, but at this point I’m comfortable where I’m at… and that’s what this blog is for. I want you to succeed and have the best chance possible at making it in such a political industry. You don’t need big labels anymore, you need to be you as cliche as it sounds. I’ll explain more through out.
<< HERE'S A SHOT FROM 2014 WHEN I PERFORMED AT VIDCON (ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA)
The power of one email. Seriously, that’s what I think of when I see this. I see so many independent artists saying the same lame thing all the time, and that is: “HEY CHECK OUT MY MUSIC”. The reality is that no one cares… If the inventor of the pooper scooper went around yelling “LET ME PICK UP YOUR POO” you’d probably run the other way. My point is, we need to stop harassing people multiple times daily and find the ‘real’ people to contact. I sent ONE email and was asked to be a performer at this huge 20,000 person event. Give your fans value and make real connections in this network.
Over the past 5 years I’ve gone through several website designs, all of which did nothing for me (or my fans). In the very beginning, I was so focuses on building my social media accounts (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) that I neglected my website for...read more
TC HELICON PLAY ACOUSTIC REVIEW – THE TRUTH! What a pedal. I first found out about it in 2014 at a gig I was playing. I was feeling a bit upset because much like every other artist in the world, I thought I sucked and could have done so much better. That’s...read more
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