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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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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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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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