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Episodes
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Learn From the Mistakes that Other Musicians Have Made

6/17/2024
The names have been withheld, but the stories are true! Episode 610: This week Jay and Michael share a couple mistakes musicians they have worked with have made in the past… this is your opportunity to learn from the mistakes of other musicians. Sorry, the names have been withheld, but the stories are true! Download […]

Duration:00:26:09

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Tired of dealing with the algorithms? Here are four places that don’t play the algorithm game.

6/10/2024
Episode 609: Tired of dealing with the algorithms? Tired of posting something and only 2% of all your followers ever see the post? Here are four places that don’t play the algorithm game. Put your time and attention into growing your followers on Spotify, YouTube, Bandsintown and a email list. Everyone who follows you on […]

Duration:00:23:48

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Looking for Samples? Tracklib are a Pioneering Music Sampling Service

6/3/2024
Andreas Ahlenius from Tracklib joins to discuss samples. Episode 608: Andreas Ahlenius from Tracklib joins to discuss samples. Tracklib are a pioneering music sampling service and have just launched Sounds a brand-new offering that enables producers to access a range of authentically recorded, royalty-free loops This new addition makes Tracklib the most complete platform for […]

Duration:00:20:32

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Spotify Clips Video Feature Still Has Some Issues to Fix

5/27/2024
Spotify Clips is a new 30 second vertical video feature that will remind everyone very much of TikTok, Reels or Shorts Episode 607: Spotify Clips is a new video feature that Spotify is rolling out. Not all artists been given access yet, but Michael has a couple clients with access so he started testing it […]

Duration:00:27:07

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The Questions You Need to Be Prepared to Answer When Meeting with Your Marketing Team

5/20/2024
When you first sit down with the artist and / or manager, what questions do you typically ask? Episode 606: Jay Gilbert recently hosted a panel discussion at the Music Biz conference. One of the questions he asked is panelist was: When you first sit down with the artist and / or manager, what questions […]

Duration:00:35:59

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Songfly, A New Ad Platform for Musicians

5/6/2024
SongFly is an easy-to-use solution that empowers artists to launch ad campaigns for their tracks in just one click. Episode 605: Danny Garcia from Songtools.io joins us to talk about their new ad platform Songfly. SongFly is an easy-to-use solution that empowers artists to launch ad campaigns complete with beautiful visuals for their tracks in […]

Duration:00:42:01

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Musicians This is For You… Don’t Panic, TikTok is Not Being Banned Tomorrow!

4/29/2024
Don’t Panic! What should you do to be prepared for possible changes to TikTok. Episode 604: Bruce Houghton from Hypebot and Bandsintown joins us to discuss current events impacting musicians. We start with the new that the clock is now officially ticking on TikTok has 9 months to find a new owner or be banned […]

Duration:00:49:56

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One of The Guess Who’s Booking Agents Talks About What is Going on with the Band

4/22/2024
The Guess Who are being prevented from playing their biggest hits by original band member Burton Cummings. Episode 603: We are joined by Leni Demancari owner of Ten13 Entertainment who books The Guess Who among other acts. We chat with Leni about the recent news where The Guess Who are being prevented from playing their […]

Duration:00:41:15

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KISS Sells Their Brand, Catalog & Publishing We Dissect and Clarify

4/4/2024
Pophouse acquires the music catalogue, brand name and IP of legendary rock band KISS Episode 602: Pophouse, the pioneering global entertainment and music investment firm, announces the acquisition of the music catalogue, brand name and likeness – including the world- famous face paint designs – as well as trademarks of the iconic American rock band […]

Duration:00:34:48

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How To Properly Use QR Codes, the Right Way and the Wrong Way

4/1/2024
QR codes can be very useful, but you need to think about how your are using them. Episode 601: QR codes can be very useful, but you need to think about how your are using them. There is a right way and a wrong way to use them. We discuss how to use a QR […]

Duration:00:26:04

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600 Episodes and 13 Years, We Look Back at the Music Biz Weekly Podcast

3/18/2024
We look back at what the internet, social media and music marketing was like 13 years ago. Episode 600: Couple big milestones for the Music Biz Weekly podcast this week… episode #600 and 13 years since the very first episode was released. We look back at what the internet, social media and music marketing was […]

Duration:00:37:50

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Spotify Integration and Future Enhancements Coming to Bandsintown

3/11/2024
Bandsintown co-founder/managing partner Fabrice Sergent joins us this week Episode 599: Bandsintown co-founder/managing partner Fabrice Sergent joins us this week to fill us in on the new Bandsintown integration with Spotify which allows you to display your tour dates on your Spotify profile. Fabrice also discusses the value of having your fans RSVP to your […]

Duration:00:42:41

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Don’t Take Great Customer Service for Granted & Remember to Give Your Fans Great Service

3/4/2024
As a musician you are always providing customer service to your fans Episode 598: Having been dealing with customer service for a couple weeks with regards to YouTube Video Promotions and Google Ads we discuss the importance of great customer service. Don’t forget that as a musician you are always providing customer service to your […]

Duration:00:26:52

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Spotify Advertising, Do You Have Access Yet Have You Tried It?

2/26/2024
Do you have access to all of Spotify’s ad options yet? Episode 597: Today is a Spotify discussion. We start with the new Bandsintown integration with Spotify. Then we talk about Spotify’s Campaign Kit… your advertising options on Spotify. Do you have access to all of Spotify’s ad options yet? Spotify Marquee and Spotify Showcase. […]

Duration:00:34:16

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Preserving and Archiving Your Musical History and Legacy

2/19/2024
Definitive Authentic works directly with artists to expand their legacies and create powerful connections with their fans. Episode 596: Brad Mindich from Definitive Authentic joins us to talk about how they preserve, document and archive the past and turn into potential new revenue streams and traveling and online museums for your fans to enjoy. Definitive […]

Duration:00:38:02

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Why You Need Both Book Smarts and Street Smarts in the Music Business

2/12/2024
Books smarts vs. Street smarts… you NEED both! Episode 595: It is very important to get a education, but it is equally important to learn from experience. You can learn so much at school, from a book, but books and courses can’t teach you how to deal with the unexpected. Never be afraid to sit […]

Duration:00:29:50

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More YouTube Promotion Results, Be Careful About Displaying to All Countries

1/29/2024
We revisit YouTube Promotion this week as we have more test results to review. Episode 594: We revisit YouTube Promotion this week as we have more test results to review. The new test didn’t restrict countries or language and the results show greatly reduced cost per play and subscriber, but… there are some possible concerns […]

Duration:00:35:53

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How to Connect Directly with Your Fans and No Algorithms Involved

1/22/2024
Don’t rely on algorithms to decide whether you can reach your fanbase! Episode 593: Gabi Arnona from Set.Live joins us this week to update us on some new features they are rolling out that will allow you to connect directly with your fans and not have to worry about a algorithm limiting who sees your […]

Duration:00:52:36

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YouTube’s New Promotions Beta, We Test It and What Do We Think… It Is Impressive So Far

1/15/2024
What things can indie musicians do to help their career succeed? Episode 592: In an earlier episode we talked about our wish for simple to use ad platform on YouTube. Well YouTube has launched Promotions in beta and it is a really good first step. Michael is testing the Promotions platform and shares his early […]

Duration:00:30:59

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Put Your Skin in the Game Before Asking Others to Do the Same

1/8/2024
What things can indie musicians do to help their career succeed? Episode 591: This week we pick the brain of musician Sean McKenna about what concerns indie musicians. What things can indie musicians do to help their career succeed? Download Jay Gilbert’s Release Planner : https://bit.ly/39EDAyD Download Michael Brandvold Release Checklists : https://bit.ly/3ue9X0m MichaelBrandvoldMarketing […]

Duration:00:53:30