Blog Posts tagged strategies

A basic strategy for music in 5 steps

By Paul Watson on .

I was chatting to a good friend of mine yesterday about business strategies for her music.  She’s not planning on chart-topping super-stardom, she just wants to have a plan for getting her music out there and hopefully making some money on it. So, I thought I’d put together my ideas for…

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How to get 1000 true fans and succeed as an artist in a long tail economy

By Paul Watson on .

OK, read this blog post by Kevin Kelly first. It’s the first time (in my knowledge) that a seasoned commentator has turned their attention to how an individual artist/writer/musician can work in a long tail environment, rather than examining it from the point of view of retailers (Kevin does…

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The Future of Music - Radiohead & Left Hand Red

By Paul Watson on .

There’s been a lot of analysis about Radiohead‘s “pay what you think it’s worth” new album digital release at the tail end of last year. Much of the comment was positive – which I’m generally in agreement with because I think Radiohead made a good move. Most of the handful of detractors…

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