Author Archives: Vinny Ribas

Staying Relevant As An Artist

© 2019 Vinny Ribas One of the concepts often referred to in the music industry is relevance. It can be a constant struggle for younger artists to try to stay ahead of what’s happening and not being branded as passe. Established artists struggle to maintain their fan base over the long haul. It all boils…

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What Your Fans Love About You (And Why It Matters)

People have the capacity to enjoy countless songs by thousands of artists, but only the time to invest in a small handful. Your goal is to help them choose you as one of their favorite artists by knowing what they love.

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Dealing With The Risks Of A Music Career

Becoming a full-time, well-paid artist or songwriter is risky business. You must understand the risks right from the start and put things in place to either minimize or completely eliminate them.

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Merch Madness

Key things for an artist to consider when determining the right merch to sell.

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Seven Truths Few Artists Want To Hear

Part of Being a Professional is Seeking and © 2019 Vinny Ribas, Sydney Owen and Daniel Shaw-Remata Far too many artists pour their hearts and souls into their music without ever getting an opinion or heeding advice from industry experts or coaches/consultants who have valuable insights and perspectives. I am not by any means saying…

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The Power of Masterminding

Trying to do everything alone, regardless of the reason, can lead to stagnation, depression and burnout. Tap into the incredible knowledge, skills, creativity, resources and connections all around you to free up time while significantly multiplying your productivity and increasing the level of your quality.

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The Case For Co-Writing

Co-writing songs may not be for everyone all the time, but every writer can draw benefits from the experience. © 2019 Vinny Ribas Many songwriters insist on writing their own songs for any number of predictable reasons. But in most cases the reasons are more ego-driven and far outnumbered by the reasons you should co-write.…

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Costly Songwriter Mistakes

It’s Important To Understand The Business Side of Songwriting © 2019 Vinny Ribas You many be amazing at writing lyrics and/or music. You study the craft to ensure you know the all rules and when and how to break them. But have you taken the time to fully understand the business side of your songwriting…

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Fake Likes and Followers

There are some challenges with buying fake likes and followers that should cause you to think twice before employing the strategy.

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Controlling Your Brand

© 2019 Vinny Ribas Most artists are very aware that they need to establish their own brand. But many artists do not know exactly what that means and how to control it. In the simplest terms, your brand is what people picture when they see or hear your name, hear your music, see your logo,…

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