Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Fame Hurts • Important Tour Lesson • Increase Engagement • More

6a00d83451b36c69e201b8d291fefc970c-150wiOn MusicThinkTank this week, contributors shared pieces looking at why fame can be so destructive, the dangers of incurring crippling debt while on tour, how social media can be effectively used to increase engagement at shows, and more!

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Streaming Platforms Are Changing Music Promotion, Discovery: Here's How

1While streaming has revitalized the music industry in lots of ways, many artists continue to struggle to make ends meet, something which the launch of numerous new analytic and discovery features by streaming services could help to change.

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40 Social Media Tips To Increase Engagement At Shows

1Most DIY artists know that utilizing social media is a necessary evil when it comes to promoting their music, particularly when it comes to live shows. Here we look at some smarter ways to grow your followers, maximize engagement, and sell more tickets to your shows.

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Supercharge Your Venue • College Dilemma • Rehearsal Venue

6a00d83451b36c69e201b8d291fefc970c-150wiOn MusicThinkTank this week, contributors shared pieces on how to supercharge your music venue, the challenging decision musicians face when it comes to college, how you can effectively market your band, and more.

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Musicians And The Great College Dilemma

1For many musicians, the choice of whether or not to attend college can be a difficult one. While college can provide a lot of opportunities for both networking and improving one's skills, many artists find that college is out of their financial reach, or consider unnecessary to their success in the industry.

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Entrepreneurial Musicianship • Termination Rights • Band Photography • More

6a00d83451b36c69e201b8d291fefc970c-150wiThis week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at how to rethink entrepreneurial musicianship, how time is running out for artists to exercise their termination rights, four essentials every band photographer needs, and more.

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Stage Presence • Streaming Kills Radio • Security Guards • More

6a00d83451b36c69e201b8d291fefc970c-150wiThis week on MusicThinkTank, we explored articles covering how to develop a memorable stage presence, whether or not streaming killed the radio star, whether or not you should hire security guards for your music event, and more.

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How To Make Your Stage Presence Memorable

2As anyone familiar with the music industry knows, 'the look' can often be huge part of not only and artist's stage presence, but also their personal brand. While musicianship and ability are certainly important, an artist's stage presence can also make or break their success.

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4 Ways To Improve Your Music And Utilize Practice Time

2While music can be fun and relaxing, actually improving your abilities as a musician requires a certain amount of work, and putting in the effort isn't always easy. Here we look at four ways to become a better musician and make sure you're getting the most out of your practice time.

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15 Best Part-Time Jobs For Musicians

2Not a surprise to any working in the industry, the music business is not always the most lucrative, particularly for those musicians look to eek out a living on their own. Luckily, the lifestyle of a musician does allow for other part time work. Here we look at fifteen of the best part-time jobs for those looking to make it in the music business.

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Experimenting Instruments • Music Licensing • Film Music Competition

6a00d83451b36c69e201b8d291fefc970c-150wiThis week on MusicThinkTank we looked how not experimenting with musical instruments can set you back in your music career, and a new course now available in music licensing, 2018 music film competitions.

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Why You Should Be Experimenting With Your Instrument

1When we think of instrumentation in bands, we typically think of the same basic lineup, genre depending. Branching out and experimenting with different instruments or different ways of playing can work creative wonders for artists, however, and prevent an act from going stale.

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Educational Benefits • Soft Skills • Make Money With Industry Gear • More

6a00d83451b36c69e201b8d291fefc970c-150wiThis week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at how you can gain knowledge of the fundamentals of mixing, the showdown between digital and acoustic piano, how to successfully implement Google AdWords, and much, much more.

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Formula For Your Music Industry Success

Images[UPDATED] While achieving success in the music industry can be a challenge no matter what, trying to do so without following any kind of formula makes building a career in the music business even harder. Here we look at the proper formula to follow in order gain traction in the industry as quickly as possible.

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