Simplify

If it isn’t a problem, don’t solve it.

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Music Is So Much More Than Recordings

By my calculations, the music business should have completely ended at least 10 years ago. Or, at least, it should have if all the predictions were right about the sky falling.

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Ask The Captain: Episode II – Monetizing Your Email List

We discuss how to musicians can monetize their email lists.

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How to Play a Nursing Home Tour

Yes, any place or activity where seniors are specifically invited can be a potential gig. I would like to add, though, that it takes a special personality to get along best in this type of venue. You must be someone who GENUINELY cares about senior citizens and their well-being and who likes the crooning songs, old time favorites, and singalongs that they enjoy.

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What We’re Learning About the Music Industry

If you want or need to make money making music, you should focus a big part of your efforts (if not all) on getting your music licensed and/or selling merchandise at live shows.

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All Powered Speakers Are Not Created Equal

If you’re shopping for powered loudspeakers, accept nothing less than a biamped configuration.

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Ask the Captain: Episode I

Facebook Live is a pretty cool thing. Today, I used it to facilitate my first group Q&A with my subscribers in our Secret Facebook Group. I think it turned out pretty sweet. But I’ll let you be the judge;) If you’re a subscriber, make sure to check in because I’m going to start doing this…

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Connections: You, Seeing Me, Seeing You

Independent musician Shannon Curtis talks about what she’s learned through her work as a songwriter and performer about the connections we make with one another. It’s a lesson that began in living rooms and backyards all over the country, and culminated in a viral Facebook video watched by millions around the world.

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