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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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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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Jan 19th – PledgeMusic Comes To Town For Rock The Net

10. January 2013

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Rock The Net (formerly Rock Your Net) presents the first series of workshops for 2013. This time we open up the series to filmmakers as well. PledgeMusic Comes To Town Benji Rogers from music fan funding platform, PledgeMusic, will present the keynote at Rock The Net on Saturday, Jan 19th at 10 AM. His presentation [...]

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June Rock Your Net Sessions

25. May 2012

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“Charles Alexander’s workshops are a joyful evening of goal setting, career planning and social media know-how that are a must-have for any independent artist…” – Lydia Hutchinson, Founder of Performing Songwriter We present the June Rock Your Net Workshops, this time around we’ll also be presenting an intermediate level hands on seminar. The first introductory [...]

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The Future of Fan Engagement

25. April 2012

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This past few months I’ve been looking at where the future of fan engagement and perhaps even music discovery will take us. I am intrigued. My appearance on a panel at Nashville’s Leadership Music’s Digital Summit has prompted me to put this thoughts down in a post. It’s fun to play, "So what’s next?" A [...]

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The Gift of Community

28. January 2012

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We’re about halfway thru the latest Rock Your Net sessions. Wednesday night I was emphasizing the importance of community in any artist/songwriter/musicians’ marketing efforts. That’s when it hit me. The generosity of community has been so vital to the success of Outside The Box Music and Rock Your Net. I hope you’ll indulge me and [...]

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Rock Your Net in January

29. December 2011

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“Charles Alexander’s workshops are a joyful evening of goal setting, career planning and social media know-how that are a must-have for any independent artist…” – Lydia Hutchinson, Founder of Performing Songwriter Intro To Digital Marketing Series On Wednesday, January 18th we again present Rock Your Net’s hugely successful & popular “Intro To Digital Marketing” workshop [...]

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Specials

30. November 2011

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We’re offering up some specials on workshops, digital music marketing and web development/strategy for the holidays.  Sign up on the mailing list at the top right hand corner (ie. “Get In The Loop”) and we’ll make sure we get that info right to you. Gift Certificates Here are gift certificates you can buy in various [...]

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Bring On The New

25. September 2011

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Recently I heard a quote attributed to a music business executive that went something like this: "The new model doesn’t exist…" Now I don’t know for sure if the exec actually said that. I think it’s incredibly easy to take a quote out of context. But I’d love to give that executive the benefit of [...]

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Rock Your Net In September

21. August 2011

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“Charles Alexander’s workshops are a joyful evening of goal setting, career planning and social media know-how that are a must-have for any independent artist…” – Lydia Hutchinson, Founder of Performing Songwriter Intro Series : Ariel Hyatt : Single Sessions : Topspin & WordPress Updates Thursday, September 15th – Ariel Hyatt confirmed for keynote. Wednesday, September [...]

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