Making Free Pay: The New Data Battle Ground [Mark Mulligan]

From Spotify to Xbox Live and the New York Times, 2018 is the year that paid subscriptions took hold. But the nasty truth is that most consumers still won't pay,. Continue reading

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How Free Music Giveaways Make Money Over Time

Given everything that the music industry's been through, it's understandable that the word "free" can often evoke a negative reaction when dropped in music business circles. That said, however, judiciously. Continue reading

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Free eBook: Quick Fix! 12 Ways To Instantly Improve Your Band Website

Bandzoogle has a little holiday gift for everyone. During the last few years they’ve reviewed thousands of musician websites, and often, the same issues come up over and over again.. Continue reading

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Can You Recover From Free Music?

Free music is a touchy subject among some musicians. On Music Think Tank, Mark Knight feels that giving away music for free may be a mistake and recommends another approach. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: The Music Industry vs. The Recording Industry & More

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Dante Cullari: A Response to SOPA: Free Pays(More) Ariel Hyatt: The Musicians’ Guide To Google – Hot Tips To Maximize Your Google Experience. Continue reading

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MTT Weekly Recap: Music As A Free Commodity

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Marq-Paul Larose: What You Need BEFORE Leaving the Rehearsal Studio Michael Shoup: Music as a Free Commodity MORE:

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MTT Weekly Recap: How to Structure a Company to Succeed in the Current Music Industry

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Taurean Casey: CALL TO INDIE ARTISTS: STOP GIVING AWAY YOUR MUSIC FOR FREE! DG Gutekunst: Odds Are… Frank Woodworth: How to Structure a. Continue reading

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Call To Indie Artists: Stop Giving Your Music Away

Free stuff is enticing. However, free is a controversial topic especially in music. Do you believe in giving away music for free? On Music Think Tank, Taurean Casey believes that. Continue reading

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What If Radiohead And TOMS Shoes Had A Musical Love Child?

Andy Rogers posted an interesting concept of melding the business models of Radiohead and TOMS shoes together on Music Think Tank. The TOMS shoes business model is founded on a. Continue reading

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Live Performances And Music Business Plans

These past two weeks on Music Think Tank, we concentrated on performances and the music business plan. Matthew Ebel wrote about how live performances should give the same experience as. Continue reading

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