12 Powerful Quotes That Could Change The Way You’re Promoting Your Music

Have you ever had one of those Aha-moments when you finally get it? These 12 quotes have the potential to change the way you think about promoting your music…a guest post by Lukas Camenzind of Posteram.com


“Stop promoting, start entertaining.”
— Matt Colon (Manager of Steve Aoki)


“If it’s not a hit, switch.”
— Derek Sivers (Founder of CD Baby)


“Don’t tell people you are broke. Guilting fans into buying your music never works.”
— Ari Herstand (Musician, Blogger)


“You should quit trying only after two conditions have been met: 1.) You’ve given yourself a legitimate shot. 2.) Trying is no longer fun.”
— Terry Rossio (Screenwriter)


“Give it a minute!”
— Louis C.K. (Comedian)


“To help with knowing if you’re good or not, you need a mentor.”
— Alex Day (Musician)


“People who cost too much: manager, lawyer, publicist, label, music publisher.”
— Roger McNamee (Musician, Venture Capitalist)


“You don’t ask, you don’t get.”
— Steve Rennie (Manager of Incubus)


“Your music will always be new to someone, so keep spreading the word about your previous releases, even after you’ve put something new out.”
— Chris Robley (Musician, CD Baby Blog)


“Don’t listen to what people say, watch what they do.”
— Jed Carlson (Co-Founder of ReverbNation)


“Remember the Bob Dylan rule: it’s not just a record, it’s a movement.”
— Seth Godin (Author, Entrepreneur)


“It’s a privilege to play music fora living. Even more, it’s a privilege to have an audience. Respect that.”
— Bob Lefsetz (Music Business Consultant, Blogger)

Guest post by Lukas Camenzind of Posteram.com

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