Category Archives: Blog

Indie Connect’s ongoing blog with new training and news.

7 Questions To Ask To Find The Right Gigs and Increase Your Income

© 2017 Vinny Ribas Every day I am approached by artists who are playing gigs that are not perfect for them. It could be because they have to change their show for the venue, the money is too low or even non-existent and more. So here is a little guideline to help you determine which gigs you should be…

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5 Reasons Why Many Artists Fail

© 2017 Vinny Ribas I have consulted over 1000 artists over the years. In that time I have noticed a number of recurring situations or issues that prevented many of them from moving up the ladder of success. Here are my top 5: Misunderstanding the way the industry works when it comes to achieving their individual…

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Tips For Deepening Your Fan Engagement

© 2017 Vinny Ribas In today’s music landscape it is critical for artists to buoild deep connections with their fans. It is the only way to keep them loyal and engaged with you. Without a conscious effort on your part, they will become easily distracted and move on to another artist who makes the effort…

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A Formula For Music Industry Success

© 2017 Vinny Ribas Find what you love – the sound, the writing, the performance and the lifestyle. Be sure you love it all. You find it by trying it all! You never know what you’ll love until you experience it – like an incredible meal or wine that you try for the first time.…

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Music Business Tips, Resources and Discounts from Indie Connect!

Welcome to the Indie Connect newsletter for Feb, 27, 2017. To receive this newsletter in your mailbox each week, please subscribe on our home page! Check Out The New Issue of Indie Connect Magazine Some of the New Topics: How to find a booking agent Making money through YouTube Performing on cruise ships Booking Weddings Taming Tongue…

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Indie Connect Magazine – Premiere Issue

www.indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect recently launched the first issue of Indie Connect Magazine! It is the only magazine dedicated completely to helping you make money as an artist, a musician, a songwriter and or an industry professional. Because each issue is dynamic and interactive, we add new articles every week! Click on the titile to go…

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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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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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