Helpful Tips and How To Guides For Musicians!




Okay, so I wanted to include a section of How To Guides for all you Ohio musicians and bands out there. Just some helpful tips and tricks that I've learned or read or picked up over the years of playing and creating music.

If you need some helpful tips on Cheap CD packaging, I have a few ideas about that. If you need a guide on buying guitars or some suggestions on how to name your band, I want to help you with that kind of stuff here...

Every band needs a name right? You can pick a good one that makes people curious about your music or you can make the first mistake, pick a bad band name...

Picking Cool Band Names

Here's a little analogy article that I wrote one night when I was thinking about the likenesses between guitars and girls. It's a little something I like to call...

Why Buying a Guitar is like finding a Girlfriend...

Everybody who plays music eventually starts to think about stage presence. It's important, and it definitly helps your band if you have it. Check this article out for tips on building your stage presence...

5 Tips To Improve Your Stage Presence

Below is a great article on CD distribution. Every local artist or band should read it to maximize your potential...

Do It Yourself CD Distribution

Here is a quick 5 step guide to writing better lyrics. Thats something every songwriter should be trying to improve on...

Writngs Lyrics That Don't Suck in 5 Steps

Now that lyrics article is helpful but for more great information on songwriting in general as well as demo recording, music promotion, the music business, copyrights, record deals, band promotion through videos and alot of other great topics check out my friends great songwriting information site...

Song-Makes-Musicbusiness.com

This is a great article about how to find gigs and improve on your selection process when seeking out new places to play...

Finding Gigs and Being Selective About It...



Once you find your gigs and your ready to go play, it's important to promote your shows. You need to promote them in real life with flyers and word of mouth and gig posters, but also you need to promote them on the internet. I personally do alot of acoustic shows and a really great site to promote your acoustic events on is Acousticohio.com

Acoustic Ohio




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