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NPR Morning Edition: Music Artists and Social Media

8. June 2015

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We were honored to be part of this NPR Morning Edition piece on the impact of social media on the lives of musical artists. Social media can be a really powerful tool to help build audiences for artists and musicians. But sometimes things can get a little too close for comfort. Many thanks to Emily [...]

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The Truth About Streaming

6. February 2015

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So it happened this week. The truth came out. The truth as to why songwriters and publishers – especially in an industry songwriting town like Nashville get paid so little on Spotify. Even when they have a blockbuster hit. Mike Masnick of Tech Dirt reveals data and research from France published on a web site [...]

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The Rise of Nashville’s New Music Middle Class

27. January 2015

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Jessica Frech is a YouTube superstar who cuts her own ad & licensing deals Recently my favorite reporter at The Tennessean, Nate Rau, wrote a brilliant piece on the collapse of the musical middle class in Nashville. It seemed to be a report that resonated with a lot of Nashville based artists, songwriters, musicians and [...]

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Announcing Our Bandzoogle Web Site Creation & Digital Marketing Packages

22. November 2014

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We’ve been fans and friends of Bandzoogle for a long time. We’ve finally found a way to work together! We’re excited to announce our new Bandzoogle partnership and web & digital marketing packages. An ideal fit for creatives such as musicians, artists, songwriters, record labels, authors, filmmakers, non-profits. Examples of Bandzoogle sites: http://www.brandyclarkmusic.com/ http://www.sierraleonesrefugeeallstars.com/ http://www.sonicboomsix.co.uk [...]

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Free Rock The Net Webinar – Rise Above The Noise

21. November 2014

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The holiday season provides the greatest opportunity for sales and engagement both from your existing fan base and from other potential fans across the online landscape. Attend this online webinar to learn how to optimize your holiday marketing campaigns and your online presence to rise above the holiday noise. Intended audience: musicians, artists, record labels, [...]

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The Tennessean covers Keeley Valentino’s “Little Things” Evolving Instagram Music Video

30. August 2014

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We did something cool. When we started Outside The Box we had a vision. It was to use digital technology and a high touch approach to connect and amplify the relationship musical artists and brands have with their fans and the rest of the world. With the launch of Keeley Valentino’s “Little Things” interactive evolving [...]

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How To Build A Music Career With YouTube

9. June 2014

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Registration is now open for our workshop entitled "How To Use YouTube To Build A Career In Music." It will be held next Thursday, June 19th at 7 PM. It will be our first ever online Rock The Net webinar thanks to our friends at SongU.Com.  Our very special guest will be YouTube music superstar, Jessica [...]

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ASCAP DIY-U “Effective Crowdfunding for Artists, Songwriters & Musicians”

17. January 2014

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So what makes a successful fan funding or crowd funding campaign? ASCAP in conjunction with Outside The Box Music and PledgeMusic presents an ASCAP DIY-U workshop “Effective Crowdfunding for Artists, Songwriters and Musicians” on Thursday, January 23rd 2014 at 5:30 pm. Admission is free. Speakers: Charles Alexander/Outside The Box Music & Rock The Net and [...]

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Keeley Valentino – Instagram Music Video

19. July 2013

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Thanks for watching this music video of “Don’t Forget Me Tennessee” by Keeley Valentino, a San Francisco Bay Area singer-songwriter. The entire video was shot solely using Instagram’s new video feature. As far as we know this is the first time that this has ever been done. Enjoy!(Note: See Lexus’ Instagram Photo Video Film Collaboration [...]

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Music Marketing Interview with David Hooper of Music Business Radio

3. July 2013

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Hey folks, David Hooper of Music Business Radio was gracious enough to have me on his music marketing podcast. We had a great time talking about digital strategy and how to get your online shizzle together. Check it out!

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