Posts by Michael Brandvold

War Stories from the Music Front

Choosing a band name in 2014. Make yourself easier to be found. War Stories from the Music Front

Choosing a band name in 2014. Make yourself easier to be found. Episode 10 of War Stories from the Music Front with Michael Brandvold and Loren Weisman. Episode 10 of war stories looks at what you should be thinking about when choosing a band name. From the SEO aspects to making it easier to be found to thinking about others online that might be competing ...
Ep. 86 Now that Distribution is Figured Out, Where's the Artist Development?

Ep. 86 Now that Distribution is Figured Out, Where’s the Artist Development?

The Rock Star Branding Podcast, July 9, 2014 - Ep. 86 Now that Distribution is Figured Out, Where’s the Artist Development? Join Brian Thompson, Michael Brandvold & Ron Young. We are joined by our brand new co-host rock star Ron Young of Little Caesar. For those of you unfamiliar with Little Caesar, they were signed to a major label deal ...
Ep. 157 The Science Behind Being Found Online

Ep. 157 The Science Behind Being Found Online & Jammer.FM on The Music Biz Weekly Podcast

This week’s episode #157 July 5, 2014 The Science Behind Being Found Online and a Discussion about Jammer.FM. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed For all discussions, training, tips and tricks related to music marketing don’t miss any episode of The Music Biz Weekly Podcast. Download The Music Biz Weekly Podcast from iTunes. Liston ...
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Tech Skills You Need: Web Stats – Referrers, Page Views, etc

I posted a video that talked about how today you need to have tech skills to succeed. The video didn’t go into much detail on what specific tech skills you should have, so I thought I would list them for you. By all means I am not saying you need to be a master at these skills, you need to be a master at your music. But, having some basic understanding ...
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Be Careful of the Advice You Receive from Self Proclaimed Experts

The internet is filled with self-proclaimed experts. Experts who are more than willing to give you free advice on how to further your career. Advice that if followed and fails has zero impact on them personally. Take a few minutes to research who is giving you the advice. What have they done in their career. What have they done for others. Here is ...