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August 10, 2012
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Travelling the Road to Success with Chief, Tour Manager for Nickelback
The Music Biz Weekly Podcast
Join myself (Brian Thompson) & Michael Brandvold for an insanely great 70 min. discussion with Chief (Kevin Zaruk), Tour Manager for Nickelback and founder of Chief Music Management.
Under the umbrella of Chief Music Management, Kevin somehow finds the time to also manage the careers of some other successful artists including Hinder, My Darkest Days, The Veer Union, Daniel Wesley, Dallas Smith, Florida Georgia Line and engineer/producer Joey Moi.
Want to know how to make it the music business from someone who truly knows? Then grab a pad of paper or your iPad, hit play and let Rock School begin.
Brian's Blog of the Day:
The Struggle To Be Better
Today's News, Links & Tips:
1.) Streaming Contibutes 25% To Warner Music Group's Digital Bottom Line
2.) Facebook's Dan Rose: Connecting Music with 800 million people (video)
3.) The quest for higher quality digital music... a report from The Telegraph
4.) How to Execute a Successful Direct-to-Fan Funding Campaign (video)
5.) My friends over at @Radicalfm Launched a New HTML5 Player, Aims Sites On Pandora And Spotify
6.) 15 Ways to Be Irresistibly Attractive
7.) Check out the new site design from my friends over at @Tunecore. Distribute your music & keep 100% of sales. Go here:
8.) Digital Music News: A Breakdown of Every Single Dollar a Major Label Makes... (chart):
9.) Get Ready: There's Serious Streaming Competition Coming to America...
10.) The Science of How Music Enchants the Brain (animated video):
11.) From Print To Social Media – The History Of Marketing [infographic]
12.) Want Your Content to Break Through the Clutter? Try Some Creative Inspiration:
13.) The Most Brutal Music App Ever: Black Metal Man
14.) Top 5 Most Atmospheric, Relaxing Music Apps
15.) Music Marketing Simplified
16.) Fantastic tips... Five Ways Millennials Can Become More Strategic Thinkers
17.) 11 Life-Changing Strategies for Meeting Deadlines
18.) The Surprising Habit That’s Making You Fail
19.) The Story of the Guitar: The Complete Three-Part Documentary
20.) Bob Dylan and The Grateful Dead Rehearse Together in Summer 1987. Listen to 74 Tracks.
21.) How to Turn Your Good Intentions into Lasting Change – in 4 Simple Steps
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