Author Archives: Vinny Ribas

Top Music Industry Podcasts

Listed here are my top music industry podcasts for anyone who wants to get educated about various aspects of the music business.

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5 Things That Make You Attractive To People In The Music Industry

Copyright 2016 Vinny Ribas 1. No attractiveness’ list would be complete without including having a pleasing personality and being easy to work with. This includes showing up on time, following up on phone calls, catering to the venue rather than just ‘doing your own thing’, acting professionally at all times, taking breaks and returning from them…

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Music Industry Illusions

© 2016 Vinny Ribas One of the biggest challenges within the indie music industry is that there are far too many illusions, misconceptions and distorted beliefs. Here are a few things that you might believe or that people will try to tell you about the music industry that are, 99% of the time, far from…

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Where To Get The Career Help You Need

© 2015 Vinny Ribas No one can build a solid and successful music career alone. Most artists immediately think that if they only had a manager they could take the music world by storm. Managers often have power of attorney to make any and all legal and business decisions for you. However, there are 2 major challenges that…

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Overcoming The 3 Greatest Indie Artist Challenges

Contrary to popular belief, the biggest challenges that talented indie artists have do not stem from a lack of promotion or the state of the music industry in general.

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Leveraging Your Notoriety, Reputation and Influence

The more popular you become the more influence you will have over others. Use it wisely and for good and you will earn the respect and trust of people from all walks of life!

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The Benevolent Buzz

Utilizing Nonprofit Relationships To Enhance Your Reputation. © 2015 Vinny Ribas Getting and maintaining a positive reputation is the key to having a long and stable music career. There are countless ways to create what I call a ‘benevolent buzz’ around yourself, your music and your act. Here are a three: 1. Volunteer to perform at fundraisers…

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What Makes Artists and Musicians Successful?

© 2015 Vinny Ribas As with any business, those who ‘make it’ tend to have a number of things in common. These range from what they know and how they think to who they surround themselves with. Here are a few short things every successful artist and musicians has in their tool belt. A Professional…

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10 Possible Reasons You’re Not Getting The Gigs You Want

Every artist has that group of gigs that they have tried and tried to book but to no avail. Here are some of the reasons why you may be losing those gigs to others.

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7 Possible Reasons Why Your Career Isn’t Taking Off

You might have unbelievable talent. You may be investing a lot of money into recording, gear etc. You can be spending countless hours talking yourself up on social networks. But if you don’t seem to be making any progress in your career. there is still something amiss. Here is a brief checklist ofsome reasons you…

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