Entries by Debra Russell

How to Prepare for a Successful Crowd Funding Campaign, an Interview with Ariel Hyatt

In today’s DIY Music Business, many artists are looking to crowd funding to replace the financing that a record deal used to provide. But the success rates of crowd funding efforts in the music industry are not all Amanda F. Palmer stories. It’s not the get rich quick solution to your financial woes. Luckily for […]

Internet Marketing and Social Media –Waste of Time or Key to Success in the New Music Business?

The internet has paved the way for the Artist Entrepreneur to create your own career without waiting for the record deal, the publishing deal or anybody to “discover” you. But learning what you need for your business can be quickly overwhelming – do you need a website?  What should be on it?  What about Facebook? […]