Seven Ways to Get a Little Bit Closer to Your Fans

Get closer with your fansORIGINAL POST ON MUSICTHINKTANK BY: JAMES HILL
This isn’t new information: People will like you if you make them feel special. INTIMACY, therefore, is one of the key ingredients in creating loyal followers and Superfans. How do you do this if you can’t give each one a gift or a hug? There are so many ways to get closer to your fans.
Here are some of the best ways to establish that warm connection:

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4 Ways To Be A Tighter Live Band

4 Ways To Be A Tighter Live BandORIGINAL POST ON MUSICTHINKTANK BY: ROBERT LANTERMAN  There’s nothing worse than a band that sounds great on record but sounds like garbage live. Not only can this lead to a fan feeling cheated financially, but the band in question can might lose their credibility as talented artists as well. No performance is 100% perfect, but from my experience, there are things I’ve learned to overcome those mistakes and bumps in the road and still leave showgoers with the feeling that my band is halfway decent and knows what we’re doing. Here are a few of my suggestions. I know I have a different perspective than some, so if you feel the need to let me know you disagree, contact me on Twitter.

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10 Common Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Or Professionals Make

Common Mistakes Young EntrepreneursORIGINAL POST ON MUSICTHINKTANK BY: SARI DELMAR.  If you are young and reading this blog, you are probably grinding your teeth with rage at the sight of the headline alone. Don’t fret. I’m not some old crusty geezer here to teach you a lesson or put you in “your place.” I’m 25 and have been working in the music, marketing, and communications industry for 10 years. I started my company, AB Co., 6 years ago and have grown it into Canada’s leading music marketing and communications agency. I manage a team of 13 and started my company at the age of 18 with a whole lot of balls.

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The Guitarist’s Guide To Learning And Playing Bass

The Guitarist's Guide To Learning And Playing Bass

The guitar has several types that can be played differently. The rich sound of bass guitar is the backbone of every band that holds the beat in harmony. With just a little effort on research and practice, you would be able to play your favorite songs, including various famous numbers such as ‘The Ocean’ from Led Zeppelin, the secluded bass track ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ from John Entwistle, and ‘I’m Broken.’ From Pantera. Read the below mentioned tips carefully, and play the bass like a thunderstorm roars, as suggested by my Guitar Lessons Los Angeles module:
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Musicology

MusicologyORIGINAL POST BY: PENELOPE SMITH The musicology is the scientific or academic study of all phenomena related to music, as its physical basis, its history and its relationship to the human being and society. Their guidelines are very diverse, emphasize different work areas, objects of study and research problems. Musicology it defined and developed very differently according to the different national traditions.
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Music, Marketing, Me (And Fans)

Music, Marketing, Me (And The Fans)BY: GRANT GENSKE
Music is one of the few things that comes quite naturally for me; I don’t know why I love it, but every day I wake up and know that I am excited to keep writing, recording and singing. It’s been that way for a while now. I spent most of my gangly, awkward childhood listening to my father’s old Led Zeppelin CDs, stumbling through piano lessons, and waiting until my family left the house so that I could practice shout-singing My Chemical Romance songs. Though my tastes have changed, music has always been at the center of my life.
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Should I Write Original Music Or Music That Sells?

Music Record Sales OriginalORIGINAL POST BY: WILLIAM TAIT FOR MUSICTHINKTANK. Have you ever noticed that the music you love to write, always ends up being the music people hate?  Yet, your worst written songs, the songs you said “I can’t believe I wrote this POS” are somehow, magically, the ones everyone loves? What’s up with that?
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