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How To Engage With Your Fans by Paul Corsi
It's important to engage with your fans, but is social media the only place you can do that? Read on to find out a few other ways you can add to your list of marketing tools.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
5 Reasons Why Your Band Didn't Break That Have Nothing to Do With Your Music by Janelle
You might be scratching your head asking yourself why your band hasn’t made it big yet. There are a lot of reasons why – many of which are out of your control.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
3 Easy Tips To Consider Before Pitching to Music Bloggers by Janelle
You found a list online entitled, “100 Blogs You Should Contact Now.” You’re ready to start emailing those 100 blogs about your album right away, because like the list says, those are all blogs you should contact now.
There’s just one small problem. They might not be.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
5 Ways to Use Timeliness to Get Press Coverage for Your Music by Janelle
Timeliness is the most impactful coverage factor for your band. But how do you get a journalist's attention? Try these five newsworthy ideas to spark media interest and earn coverage for your music.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
Less Is More: Why You Should Pitch Your Music to Fewer Publications by Janelle
Logic dictates that the more music bloggers you reach out to about your band, the more coverage you’ll receive. This is not necessarily true. Read on to find out why sometimes less is more.
6 Steps To Making Your Band Press Friendly by Janelle
Have you ever tried to reach out to media only to find the sound of a deep and resounding silence on the other end? If you want to increase the chances you’ll band will be covered then read on to find out how!
Utilizing Soundcloud to Drive iTunes Sales by Janelle
How can you market your music on SoundCloud to drive sales on iTunes? Read on to see five helpful steps.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
Making SMART Goals for Maximum Success in 2017 by Janelle
With 2017 upon us, it’s time to start looking at what you want to achieve in the new year. Maybe you’ve determined you want to play more shows or have a successful album release. But what does that really mean?
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.
15 Qs to Ask to Evaluate Your Band’s 2016 Success by Janelle
We’re nearing the end of 2016 when a lot of us contemplate our successes and not so successes of the past year. Chances are there are things you would like to have your band achieve in the coming year. If you want to see more success for your band in 2017, take some time out to answer the questions below.This article appears in the blog.
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?
5 Ways Great Timing Stacks Music Blog Coverage In Your Favor by Janelle
When you are unknown band, you are already faced with the major challenge of no one knowing who you are. As a result, you have to give extra benefits in them covering you. You need to stack as much as you can in your favor. And timeliness is the best way to do that.
Here’s a few ways you can maximize timeliness.
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