Guitar Nine Columns: Music Business

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Enjoy over 25 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

August-September 2001
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back discussing the relationship between these business entities.

August-September 2001
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney defines Soundscan and its relevance to indie artists.

October-November 2001
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back talkin` barcodes.

October-November 2001
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses the hidden secrets of how major labels evaluate the artists they are considering signing to their rosters.

December-January 2001
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back with the skinny on getting noticed.

December-January 2001
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney opens up the mailbag to answer a question about `street marketing`.

February-March 2002
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab with tips on building the ideal music promotional kit.

April-May 2002
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab offers observations that should be taken as wake-up calls about establishing your career.

April-May 2002
David Nevue

Musician and author David Nevue answers a very common question, "How can I sell more CDs on the Internet?"

April-May 2002
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney on handling the inevitable - rejection,

June-July 2002
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab teaches you what it takes to compete for radio play.

August-September 2002
Bill Peck

The ins and outs of DVD authoring - it may be easier than you think.

August-September 2002
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney on why perception may not always be reality.

August-September 2002
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab talks about an overlooked area of importance, CD packaging.

October-November 2002
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab talks about how to deal with a record industry in turmoil.

October-November 2002
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney on three little words that have a powerful meaning in your music career.

December-January 2002
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney gets you to think beyond equipment and music-related companies.

December-January 2002
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab reveals a tried-and-true method of getting more knowledge about the music business.

February-March 2003
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab with the numeric lowdown on getting your music in the stores.

February-March 2003
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses the use and abuse of Flash.

April-May 2003
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab discusses critical changes in the way recordings are sold and distributed.

April-May 2003
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses live show promotion ideas.

June-July 2003
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back with a whole list of ways to set your music apart from the pack.

June-July 2003
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney reminds you not to settle.

August-September 2003
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses how and when to approach the money men.

August-September 2003
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back with advice on how you can improve your odds playing demo roulette.

August-September 2003
Chris Juergensen

The changes in the music business, and how they should make you very happy.

October-November 2003
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab shares his list of professional habits that are shared by most successful musicians who truly have what it takes to succeed.

October-November 2003
David Vincent Jones

Guitarist Neil Brocklebank`s logistics manager has some advice for you if you stubbornly intend to pursue a life-style fully supported by that original material only you believe in.

October-November 2003
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses why your home city is one of the most critical to your success.

December-January 2003
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses the biggest mistake bands using e-mail.

December-January 2003
David Vincent Jones

Guitarist Neil Brocklebank`s logistics manager talks about the concept of the iconic guitar figure who influences the way we play.

December-January 2003
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab has practical advice on selecting the right entertainment attorney.

February-March 2004
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab provides a basic outline to the key parts of a recording contract.

February-March 2004
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses how to get the most from your Internet presence.

April-May 2002
Drew J. Garafola

Keeping your precious recorded output at the industry standard level of quality has many benefits.

April-May 2004
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses the importance of connecting with your audience.

April-May 2004
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab teaches you the proper form for a press release geared towards movers and shakers in the music industry.

April-May 2004
David Vincent Jones

Guitarist Neil Brocklebank`s logistics manager discusses the role of marketing in an independent artist`s strategic toolkit.

June-July 2004
David Vincent Jones

Guitarist Neil Brocklebank`s logistics manager discusses the (dis)function of a music critic.

June-July 2004
Bartley F. Day

Music industry consultant Christopher Knab talks about how labels of various sizes work together to achieve common goals.

June-July 2004
Christopher Knab

Music industry consultant Christopher Knab talks about how labels of various sizes work together to achieve common goals.

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