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Before I Was Famous: Looking Back on 2016 by Paul Corsi

I think that everybody can agree that 2016 was an eventful year for most of us - in music, and in life. It was my first full year submersed in the world of publicity, and looking back, I have learned a copious amount of things as both a publicist and a musician. I want to share a few of those with you.

Before I Was Famous: Are You Sabotaging Your PR Success? by Paul Corsi

Being in a band can be a lot of fun, but it can also be overwhelming and stressful. There isn’t any tried and true manual which describes every step you’ll need to take to find success, but there are tips and tricks. How do you know if you’re doing everything right?

Before I Was Famous: 5 Musicians You Should Know by Paul Corsi

There are a lot of great musicians out there, but I've compmiled a personal list of favorites for you to follow. Read on to find out what makes these 5 so great! 

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

Before I Was Famous: The Return of The Press List by Paul Corsi

Last time we talked about building your first press list. So how did you do? Let’s both be honest and say that it was a lot harder than you thought it would be. For a band to build their own press list is a bit of an experience, but for a publicist to build one for them is a slightly different animal.

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

Before I Was Famous: Building Your First Press List by Paul Corsi

The next thing I’d like to talk about is your first press list. How do you build one of these things? What is the objective? Is it even worth your time and effort?

Before I Was Famous: Here's Your Missing Link by Paul Corsi

It's tempting to change your SoundCloud links when you aren't happy with the way a song sounds, but don't forget, if you sent it out already...somebody now has a missing link. 

Here's why you shouldn't change your social media and networking links in the middle of a campaign. 

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

Before I Was Famous: Is Your DPI Under The Legal Limit? by Paul Corsi

So you have some great publicity photos, but are the dimensions correct? What is DPI? Find out how to ensure that your photos make it into that blog you've been working so hard to get coverage in. 

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

Before I Was Famous: Does Your Band Have Too Much Content? by Paul Corsi

Everybody wants to get the more views on Facebook and Twitter. I’m not going to lecture you on the seven deadly sins of social media, but I will give you a few tips on how to make your brand stand out. 

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

Before I Was Famous: Why Your Music Should Be Free by Paul Corsi

As a musician working in a publicity field there are often a lot of questions and concerns I deal with regarding free downloads of music. I have a few reasons and reactions to this civil war of a debate.

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

Before I Was Famous: How NOT To Build a Press List by Paul Corsi

In order to get the best product for your money, time and effort, a publicist will build an ideal press list to maximize your campaign’s chances of success. Here are some things to keep in mind when building that list.

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

Before I Was Famous: 3 Steps to Building Media Relationships by Paul Corsi

I’m at the very exciting part of the publicity journey where I’m beginning to form my own media relationships, and I have three great tips to help you do the same.

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

Before I Was Famous: Researching Media Outlets by Paul Corsi

Now that you have your music ready to go, and it’s time to finally get your song out to the masses, there is just one question--who do you send it to?

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

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