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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/

Music Marketing Manifesto - Music marketing training guide for the new music business: http://www.musicmarketingmanifesto.com

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

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This Is My Last Chance To make It With My Music. - MMM Podcast Episode #9

7 Things You Probably Don't Want to Hear as a Musician...and four things you probably do. The following comes from Lee Parsons, founder of Ditto Music. Ditto is a UK- and US-based digital distribution service that counts over 50,000 artists worldwide.

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

24 Ways Musicians Can Use the iPad

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Digital Marketing and SEO for Bands and Musicians

Music marketing for indie musicians

Twitter for Musicians:How to promote your music, one tweet at a time.

Music Marketing for Independent Musicians DIY Musician Blog

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101 Ways to Make Money as a Musician

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.

How to Get Past the Beginner Musician's Plateau: The Top Down/Bottom Up Approach