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53 Badass Quotes That Will Get You Going Again

1. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.<p><b>Napoleon Hill</b><p>2. I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost …

21 Dating Truths We Need To Realize

1. 95% of the time, they didn’t lose their phone. They didn’t drop in the toilet or the bathtub. It wasn’t shut off. They just didn’t want to text …

25 Things You Have To Try In Your 20s At Least Once

1. Call that person you’ve been thinking about for longer than you can remember, but whose rejection you have always feared. Just pick up the phone, …

How To Fall In Love With Someone Who’s Been In Love Before

You have your first relationship, and then you have your first relationship. The one where you finally figure out, beyond all reasonable doubt or …

8 Effective Ways to Better Promote Your Next Release - MTT

There have been a whole bunch of revolutions lately. One of the ones I’m most excited about is the revolution in the area of recording gear and …

Music

This Anecdote About High Jumpers Will Destroy Your Faith In Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000-Hours Rule

The rule, which was popularized by Malcolm Gladwell in his book "Outliers<i>,</i>" asserts that anyone can achieve expertise in any field with 10,000 hours of deliberate practice.<p>Epstein says that's bunk — a misleading theory based on a flawed study that obstructs the truth about the role of genetic …

The Challenges Facing Musicians In 2013. Free Research Report. - MTT

Back in June Right Chord Music launched The Big Survey in association with Farida Guitars. Our aim was to better understand the realities of being a …

Music Industry

Four Online Brands That Are Building Their Reputations Offline, Because It’s Called Street Cred For A Reason

As a consumer, online-native luxury brands mess with my feelings. On the one hand I tell myself, “Hey, I’m a modern woman. I believe in the power of minimizing overhead!” But when push comes to shove, I want to feel the quality of that leather or wool in your hands. Check the stability of the heel. …

Find the Streaming Music Service that Works for You with This Chart

You have a ton of options for streaming music. From Pandora to Rdio, making the choice of which one is right for you isn't as easy as it seems. …

Pandora

Just Tell Me How You Feel

While it’s true that I have constructed entire worlds of what you might be thinking, alternate universes in which I control the passage of time and …

A Better Way to Think About Your Business Model

The business model canvas — as opposed to the traditional, intricate business plan — helps organizations conduct structured, tangible, and strategic conversations around new businesses or existing ones. Leading global companies like GE, P&G, and Nestlé use the canvas to manage strategy or create …

Surprise Is Still the Most Powerful Marketing Tool

Life has never been more predictable.<p>Yelp provides an early-warning system for dining out, by helping us avoid bad restaurants and alerting us to must-try items at good ones. Facebook lets us investigate a potential romantic interest before the first date. Turn-by-turn instructions from Google Maps …

Major Artists Increasingly Opt To Record In Secrecy

Kanye West did it on May 17, returning to Twitter after having deleted all of his tweets, with just the since-deleted words: June Eighteen. Surprise! …

5 Music Business Tips From Female Entrepreneurs

"51 Female Music Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Advice (Part 1)" is a proactive response to the very real issue of female visibility in the music …

Six of the Most Common Resume Flaws (and How to Fix Them)

When job hunting, your résumé has a way of highlighting little career imperfections in black and white. Maybe you’ve job-hopped, had a long gap …

How Clutter Affects Your Brain (and What You Can Do About It)

A few years ago, I worked at a web design agency as a product manager. The part of the job I loved the most was working on product with our design …

YouTube Confirms Renewed VEVO Deal, Takes Stake In Company

YouTube confirmed that it has renewed its deal with music video distributor VEVO. Not only does the deal allow YouTube to keep VEVO’s videos on its site, but it also requires Google to invest in VEVO. Though the terms of the deal have not been disclosed, Billboard estimated in February that it is …

6 Income Streams To Become A Full-Time Musician [INFOGRAPHIC]

From the financial analysis, six primary areas were identified which bring most musicians income. While the percentages varied, the categories held …

Scientific Speed Reading: How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minutes

How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in 1/3 or 1/5 the time?<p>Increasing reading speed is a process of …

How To Read More — A Lot More

When you read a lot of books people inevitably assume you speed read. In fact, that’s probably the most common email I get. They want to know my …

House Concerts - You're Probably Doing it Wrong - MTT

It’s been an interesting week for house concerts. First, David Via gets attacked outside a residence before a house concert… and Billboard does a …

Music

Think of Your Music as a Service, Not as a Product - MTT

As an independent recording artist, do you think of your music as a <b>service</b> or as a <b>product</b>?<p>When the phonograph debuted in 1877, the traditional <b>service</b> …

Music Industry

6 Point Guide To Live Broadcasting On YouTube

YouTube just gave the ability to live broadcast to every channel with over 1,000 subscribers. If you have a channel that falls into this category, I …

B Keber comments on Make Better Marketing Plans with a SWOT Analysis

This is brilliant. I was stuck right out the gate on the marketing plan until I read this article, and now it makes much more sense. Thanks!

Gleiber Pinho comments on 11 Reasons Why Your Music Self-Promotion Isn't Working

" If there are two people doing what you do, the odds are already against you. Be the only one."<br>Ok, how do I check I'm being the only one? Ok stupid …

Music Industry

Becoming A Pop Star With Zero Experience: How To Hack The Music Industry In Under 8 Weeks

If you like this post, please share on Twitter and share on Facebook.<p><i>This is a guest post by charts-topping musician Alex Day.</i><p>Just over a year ago, I …

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How to Create a Viral Book Trailer (or Get 1,000,000 Views for Almost Anything)

<i>How do you create a viral video?</i><p>I am asked this quite a lot. I’ve been asked by authors, TV producers, and first-time Kickstarter entrepreneurs. In …

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Learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, Dutch, Irish, Danish, Swedish, Ukrainian, Esperanto, Polish, Greek, Hungarian, …