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Ideas for promoting and selling art, music, and writing, using long tail economics, and the new internet business models available for artists, writers and musicians, from artist Paul Watson.

Crowd-Sourced Artistic Patronage

By Paul Watson on .

There’s an interesting discussion going on at TechDirt about the evolving business model being used by musician Amanda Palmer. One commenter, Kevin Stapp, sums it up perfectly: The more I hear about ‘new business models’ for musicians the more I’m reminded of a very old business model:…

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Artists Website Software – Feb 2009 Update

By Paul Watson on .

I thought it was about time to give you all an update on the free open-source Artists Website Software I’m currently working on. I’ve got a very basic skeleton completed so far, but the alpha version is still some way off.  I could have written it much quicker if I’d taken a more traditional…

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Artists Website Software – December Update

By Paul Watson on .

In my last post I talked about the Artists Website Software I was planning. It’s been a busy few months (both with my day-job and with moving house) but I have made some progress, and I hope to have an alpha version available in the new year.  At that point I’ll probably upload everything…

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