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Features

Oct 13, 2014 11:30 AM

Satori Ananda

How to Build the Dream Team for Your Music Career

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Music is a team sport. Achieving whatever goals you've put in place for yourself as an artist is winning. Although we're constantly presented with the idea of DIY these days, having the right team in place is crucial to artist's success in today's environment. As hip-hop producer 9th Wonder says, "You need a great team if you want to win."

Features, managers

Sep 22, 2014 09:30 AM

Satori Ananda

Is it Time to Hire a Manager?

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Let's talk about representation – a manager, specifically. It seems that everyone who's successful has one, so you might be feeling like it's what you need to take your success to the next level, too. It's true that a well-connected manager can definitely open some doors, but it's crucial to first evaluate if you're ready to be represented before you sign the contract.

Marketing & Promotion

Jan 9, 2014 04:37 PM

Satori Ananda

You are the Product: How to Set Goals for Success

The question I get asked most often is how to market and brand effectively. My response is generally, "What is your goal?" That question is often met with silence. Surprisingly, many artists haven't thought too deeply about their target audience, their sales goals, or the strategy to reach their goal. In today's market, especially in the underground as well as the up & coming scene, YOU are your own public relations, marketing firm, and sales team. Having a firm goal and personal measure of success is critical in manifesting your dream.