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There are no guarantees for the talented musician.

There are no guarantees for the talented musician. They can take your money, but the love of your music will aways remain.

30 years later, switching to what was popular (media) would be the start of a downward slide for musicians. Some would say, that the MP3 was a curse. Yes, it made it easier for us to play music on our mp3 players, iPods, and mobile devices, but it also allowed opportunity for illegal downloads. Everyone remembers Napster. They were the pioneers of the illegal download. What I meant to say was “file sharing” pioneers. They were later sued by Metallica for sharing the music without legal permission to do so. From the day they went to court, many other celebrities joined the fight against platforms that would allow illegal downloads.

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Ask yourself: Do you really have enough money to pay another membership fee? Should an artist have to continue to pay out money for their music to be heard?

Marketing you way out of the music business? Does this sound familiar to you? Well, here are some things you should know, and understand completely.

Maybe your at a point, where you are tired of being a music artist. You have invested much time, money and effort into singing and you wish you could get out of it. No matter what marketing objectives you have, or what strategies you have tried nothing is working like you want. You have been reading articles on the internet, and taking advice from your publicist. Everything seems to point to giving your music away to obtain an audience. After all, that is what other independents are doing. Really? Is that what all the other “no name” independents are doing? Giving your music away, is what all the articles on the internet are saying to do? I believe that the advice that you are receiving is one of the best ways to move yourself right out of the music business. Well, that and just giving up all together. Which in reality, is basically what you are doing, when you give away your music for FREE.

 

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