The Thursday Edition
July 5, 2012
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This Week on The Rock Star Branding Podcast, Episode #22
Implications of Tommy Lee From Motley Crue Hating Fan Photos?
A short discussion with Brian Thompson, Michael Brandvold & Steve Jones addressing a recent open letter from Motley Crue's Tommy Lee regarding his dislike of fans asking for photos with him.
Brian's Blog of the Day:
Guilt As A Sales Technique?
To Those In The Music Industry Who Employ Such Tactics:
Quit using guilt and shame as a sales technique.
You need to focus on selling what people want, where they want it, and how they want it.
Today's News, Links & Tips:
1.) Why Helping Others Succeed Can Be Your Greatest Success
2.) a hilarious little commentary from The Georgia Straight: No talent is required to perform electronic dance music
3.) Music & Money: How to Get Paid What You're Worth
4.) Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists
5.) How to Live a Recommendable Life (one worth recommending)
6.) Take That, Google Glass: Apple Granted Patent for Head-Mounted Display
7.) Three Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Productivity Journal
8.) You’re in the music business, so act like a business person
9.) Music Publicity Tip: Tell a Story for Your CD Release and Beyond
10.) “I’m In!” A Motto for Success: Roger Birnbaum’s Commencement Speech at the University of Denver (Video)
11.) How To Improve Productivity When Working From Home
12.) How Do I Keep My Band Organized? PART 1
13.) Good new post on Music Think Tank: How I’m Building a Career as a Songwriter
14.) It doesn't get any more metal than this. Zakk Wylde Names New Son 'Sabbath'
15.) 19 Thoughts About Finding Your Purpose
16.) Seven Habits to Start Today to Be More Successful Tomorrow
17.) True Positive Thinking is Not the Absence of Negative Thoughts
18.) "How We Get Better", a new post from Steven Pressfield
19.) Allen Ginsberg Reads a Poem He Wrote on LSD to William F. Buckley (video)
20.) Another great post from Steven Pressfield: "Self-Doubt and Self-Reinforcement"
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