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August 5, 201411:49 PM

Want Great Content? Get Better At Conducting Interviews tagged “Music Industry”

You see a lot of content. I see a lot of content. Here's a real scenario: an author comes out with a new business book and they do the rounds online. Sadly, what we're all subjected to, is the same... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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February 14, 2014 9:09 AM

There Is No Need To Call Anyone A Sell Out tagged “Music Industry”

Are you a sell out? For my dollar, that's one of the most annoying questions in the world. There seems to be this line of thinking that passion, money and doing the work that you love should never result in... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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February 5, 201411:28 PM

It's All Just Dumb Luck tagged “Music Industry”

Selling a lot of books is very hard. Making a video go viral is very hard. Creating a billion dollar company is very hard. It's a story that I will never forget. Back in 2008, I was prepping the release... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 24, 201311:58 PM

Thinking Of You tagged “Music Industry”

It's getting late. Most of you are settling in to the holidays. Family and friends. I'm doing the same. Because regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or what have you, we're all human and 'tis the season. But, before... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 18, 201310:44 AM

5 Simple Ways To Get More Creative, Inspired And Smarter Every Day tagged “Music Industry”

Stop complaining about email. We all get too much email. Most of the time it's about things that should probably be discussed in person (or over the phone) or it's spam. The truth is that the inbox continues to be... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 12, 2013 7:30 PM

If You Have Ever Been Rejected... Be Like Bono tagged “Music Industry”

The letter read... "Thank you for submitting your tape of 'U2' to RSO, we have listened with careful consideration, but feel it is not suitable for us at present. We wish you luck with your future career." They were kind... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 11, 201310:31 PM

Are We At The Beginning Or The End Of Publishing? tagged “Music Industry”

What would you make out of a question like that? Regardless, that was the exact question that Alistair Croll (co-author of Lean Analytics, BitCurrent, Year One Labs and one of my weekly link buddies) asked of Hugh McGuire (PressBooks, LibriVox,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 26, 2013 4:34 PM

Learning How To Jam tagged “Music Industry”

Let the tape roll and see what happens. One of the most important lessons that I learned from my days in the music industry (which was a long, long time ago) is that artists - true artists - don't like... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 22, 2012 7:51 AM

The Tune-Up Of TV tagged “Music Industry”

How do you define TV? Before a recent flight, I downloaded the BBC television series, Sherlock, from the UK. I bought the series on iTunes. I watched the series on my iPad. There were no commercials. It didn't happen on... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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July 18, 2012 8:27 AM

As Good As It Gets tagged “Music Industry”

I love Henry Rollins. In my music industry career, I had the chance to meet and interview Henry Rollins on numerous occasions. Over a decade-plus, I had the chance to interview many of the world's biggest rock stars, but Rollins... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 4, 201210:08 PM

Independence. Forever. tagged “Music Industry”

Happy Fourth Of July. I have a soft spot for any day that celebrates independence. This blog is about independence. Brands (can) have independence now. It's powerful. It's big. It's not going to change. It's going to be a lot... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 12, 201210:41 PM

To Thine Own Self Be True tagged “Music Industry”

Who owns your brand? I don't mean this in a "does you consumer now control the brand?" kind of way. I mean it in a, "where do people go to connect with your brand?" kind of way. I was flipping... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 26, 2012 2:21 PM

Dear Seth Godin tagged “Music Industry”

Dear Seth, It was great to see you this week at The Art of Marketing event in Chicago. You're not only kind with the audience, but you're kind with your time and it's always a pleasure to both see you... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 31, 2012 7:14 AM

Horizontal Marketing tagged “Music Industry”

Warning: this going to sound self-serving: Marketing has to stop being a vertical within the business and must become horizontal across all business lines. Period. End of sentence. Businesses, fundamentally see the concept of social business as a fad. As... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 13, 201210:57 AM

Rise Of The Indie Brand tagged “Music Industry”

The art of marketing is a fascinating beast. Last week, I had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote address at The Art of Marketing in Toronto. With over 1500 business professionals in attendance, I shared the stage with people... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 25, 2012 6:33 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #88 tagged “Music Industry”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 14, 201210:36 AM

How Cloud Computing Changes Everything tagged “Music Industry”

There's been a lot of talk about "the cloud" when it comes to technology and IT in the past few years. It's a revolution as big as the advent of the microprocessor and just as relevant as the desktop computer.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 10, 2012 9:48 PM

Get Lost On YouTube tagged “Music Industry”

It's one of my favorite past-times and guilty pleasures. After all of the work is done and the house is quiet, instead of sitting back and letting the television waft over me, I go and get lost on YouTube. I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 19, 201210:30 PM

Adapt Or Die tagged “Music Industry”

Do you like the saying, "adapt or die"? There are days when it is the soundtrack of my life and then there are days when I shake my head at what the connotation truly means. You see, it's easy to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 30, 2011 3:31 PM

How To Deal With The Haters tagged “Music Industry”

I have no idea how to interact with the haters. I spent over a decade in the music industry reviewing artists for weekly and monthly magazines and newspapers. In all of that time, I rarely reviewed artists I didn't like... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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