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On the latest Music marketing Manifesto Podcast I talk with Kat Parsons about Kickstarter, Amanda Palmer's recent 1.2 million dollar success, and what fan funding is like for the average musician.

IgnitionDeck is a cool wordpress plugin that allows you to Mimic what kickstarter offers but run the program on your own terms. You can learn more about Fan funding in the recent MMM podcast: http://www.musicmarketingmanifesto.com/mmm-podcast-episode-7-kickstarter-for-the-average-musician-with-kat-parsons/

In this recent Music Marketing Manifesto blog post I released the results of a recent music industry statistics survey that I sent out to my 11,000 + subscribers. The results were pretty interesting. Teaser alert.... They ain't good: http://www.musicmarketingmanifesto.com/music-industry-statistics-find-out-how-you-stack-up-against-the-average-indpendent-musician

24 Ways Musicians Can Use the iPad

How are musicians and songwriters compensated when their music is played on the radio, sold on digital platforms, webcast or streamed on interactive services?

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Digital Marketing and SEO for Bands and Musicians (Marketing Technology Blog)

Digital Marketing and SEO for Bands and Musicians

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Why BandPage By RootMusic Is The Coolest Application For Musicians On Facebook!

Why BandPage By RootMusic Is The Coolest Application For Musicians On Facebook! ~ #BandPage #RootMusic #Facebook

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Rockin' Is My Business, Part 1: Why Musicians Need A Business Education

5/2/13: Slayer guitarist and songwriter Jeff Hanneman, a founding member of the band who appeared on eleven studio albums with the band, has died of liver failure possibly related to a rare skin disease. The two time Grammy winner toured with Slayer until 2011 (when he was diagnosed with necrotizing fascitiis) and is remembered by his bandmates as both their bandmate and brother. He was 49.