Tag Archives: Promotion

Damn! We Missed It!

These days, a media sensation can rise, peak and vanish before you even find out about it.  We live in such a multichannel world, deluged in content of varying quality, that it has become easy to miss a rising star, … Continue reading

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The Up Side of File Sharing

Record companies are quick to condemn the technology of the Internet, where files can be instantly and perfectly replicated and distributed to millions in no time at all, at virtually no cost.  There are standards that make this possible.  A … Continue reading

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Shameless Promotion of Others

If you frequent social media sites, like Facebook or Twitter, you almost cannot avoid being exposed to all manner of shameless self-promotion.  Everybody is desperate to sell you something.  Everybody has something to sell, it seems. While the constant bombardment … Continue reading

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Pressure

I’m angry and sad at the same time, this morning.  I opened up facebook only to witness the spectacle of a promising young artist, with bags of potential and who could have a very long and successful career, in total … Continue reading

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Should Artists Network?

This is a difficult subject for me, because even though I am a gregarious person by nature, I am not a natural networker.  I find the whole idea fraught with insincerities and have been at networking events that resemble sharks … Continue reading

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