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The Truth About Streaming

Friday, February 6, 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

Tuesday, January 27, 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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Free Rock The Net Webinar – Rise Above The Noise

Friday, November 21, 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

Saturday, August 30, 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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Keeley Valentino – Instagram Music Video

Friday, July 19, 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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Jan 3- It’s A Shore Thing! A Benefit For Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

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(Click pic for more info) Probably no other city than Nashville has a better understanding of what the hurricane ravaged areas of the Northeast are currently experiencing. The goal of “It’s A Shore Thing!” at The Bluebird Cafe is to help some of the hardest hit areas rebuild. Our heartfelt gratitude to friends Ruby Amanfu, [...]

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The Future of Fan Engagement

Wednesday, April 25, 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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Podcamp Nashville for Artists

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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(Some parts of this post were featured on my 2011 PodCamp related post. They still apply this year) I have a confession to make. I’m actually an artist masquerading as a tech geek. I come at all of this tech, digital marketing, web development & pod/bar-camping from the perspective of an artist, musician, songwriter and [...]

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Free Facebook Music Marketing Guide

Monday, March 12, 2012

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Hello there Here is our Facebook Music Marketing Guide. Along with the guide we also want to give you some of my (Charles Alexander’s) music. We hope you enjoy! When you enter your email you’ll be sent a link to confirm and download the zip file. As part of the process you’ll be entered into [...]

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Life After SOPA

Sunday, January 22, 2012

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On Friday, Congress finally gave up trying to pass an ill advised piece of legislation called the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House, and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) it’s sister bill in the Senate. Rep. Lamar Smith from TX, SOPA’s main sponsor pulled the bill saying, "I have heard from the [...]

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