Tag Archive | "Musician"

Bring On The New

Sunday, September 25, 2011


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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How To Raise $77000 As An Indie Musician

Sunday, August 14, 2011


If you’ve attended any of the events at which I’ve spoken, you know that Julia Nunes features prominently in the presentation. Here’s my secret dream – I hope that every artist/songwriter I come in contact with gets to have a career like that. Last month, Julia Nunes asked her considerable fan base to support her [...]

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Rock Your Net – August Seminars

Wednesday, July 13, 2011


“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 The August sessions are done. To attend the September sessions, go here: Rock Your Net in September Intro To Digital Marketing Series Updated: August 21st [...]

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Music Is A Super Power

Sunday, July 10, 2011


As I sat in Vanderbilt Stadium enrapt with the spectacle that was the U2 concert…It hit me. Music is a super power! Especially if it’s done right… Full disclosure – I am an U2 nut. A total Bono & gang superfan. The show at Vanderbilt on the 2nd of July was my first time seeing [...]

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Rock Your Net::Music Marketing Series

Monday, April 18, 2011

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Click on Image for Poster (5/3/11): Ariel Hyatt added as a keynote presenter. Special session on Monday, May 16th. Free if you sign up for the entire series. Only $25 if you just want to attend the keynote. On May 11th, we begin a series of hands-on, interactive internet music marketing workshops targetting musicians, artists, [...]

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Comparing Music Marketing Platforms

Wednesday, March 30, 2011


This past weekend I got to present at PodCamp Nashville. The topic – comparing three different music marketing platforms. Bandcamp, Reverbnation and TopSpin. They’re summarized below. Going by the Twitter stream and this blog post, the biggest take home most of the audience apparently got from my presentation was: 1) “As a musician, your biggest [...]

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An Exquisite Clientele

Wednesday, March 9, 2011


One of my dear friends & a music management client, Keeley Valentino, conquered the Pacific Northwest and then returned to win folks over at Durango Songwriters Expo in Santa Barbara, CA. Another client, Denitia Odigie, is about to open for Jace Everett in NYC. Jace wrote and performed the theme song, "Bad Things", for the [...]

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A Musician’s Guide To PodCamp Nashville – March 2011

Monday, March 7, 2011


Sometimes Nashville is a funny city. Entire communities can coexist within it’s boundaries and never cross paths. No matter how much one may need the other. It seems to me the music and technology folks here are pretty well segregated.

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