This deosn't have anything to do with music, but it's a very cool, innovative and FUN approach to marketing art. TEKSTartist — 366 Pieces of art. One piece of art each day for a year. Prices start at $1 and increase by $1 each day. Awesome idea.
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