Guitar Nine Columns: Music Business

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October-November 2009
Tom Hess Opus 2

Do you really want a successful career in music, but you`re unsure about what to do if your plan doesn`t work? Read Tom Hess now.

October-November 2009
Michael Elsner

What is it that really separates musicians who make a career out of music, and those who pursue music as a career, but don`t quite make it?

October-November 2009
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney realizes it`s time to change media and customer perceptions.

October-November 2009
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab shows how tragedy can shed new light on an important topic

December-January 2009
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab bemoans the lack of interesting and innovative music.

December-January 2009
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney with an old-school approach to boost show attendance.

February-March 2010
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney helps you find the blind faith that was once there.

February-March 2010
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab tracks the shift from a "sales-to-a-customer" model to monetizing access to music.

February-March 2010
Guitar Haus

Where did they all go? Quality conscious, savvy collectors are grabbing up the last of `em.

April-May 2010
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab delivers the truth to a lot of musicians who may not be ready to hear it.

April-May 2010
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney wants to help you turn that situation around today.

June-July 2010
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab reminds us that money changes everything, and if you hope to make any, you need to read this.

June-July 2010
Tom Hess Opus 2

If have a sincere interest in helping your beginning guitar students, read Tom Hess now.

June-July 2010
Guy Pople

Guy Pople shares his experiences with creating his own album with the Virtual Strangers cyberband.

August-September 2010
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab offers essential, life-long suggestions, for any and all musicians to remember as they establish and maintain their music careers.

October-November 2010
Tom Hess Opus 2

Do you need immediate help starting a successful career in music? Here are four things that will put you on the right track.

October-November 2010
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab prods musicians and bands to get creative and think outside of the box.

December-January 2010
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab destroys the notion of the 10-step program to entertainment success.

February-March 2011
Dan Lambert

Getting back to the studio after years away, and recapturing the fun and the magic.

February-March 2011
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab intensifies his crusade to help musicians with the business of music.

April-May 2011
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab turns the mike over to his colleague Pete Salazar, with his Musician`s Blueprint for success.

June-July 2011
Tom Hess Opus 2

There are many pitfalls on the path to success, and that is particularly true in the music industry.

June-July 2011
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab discusses three important ingredients necessary for working your record to radio.

June-July 2011
Michael Knight

Here are some tips in order to gain a successful live show following.

June-July 2011
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney promotes the idea of the road less traveled.

August-September 2011
Michael Knight

You eventually have to leave the warm comfort zone you`ve assembled for your creativity.

August-September 2011
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney says its time for your music to pay you what you are worth.

August-September 2011
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab can`t believe his own ears in this installment.

October-November 2011
Michael Knight

The differences between who who think you are, and who you actually are.

October-November 2011
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab has great tips from Howard Bloom, a retired music publicist and well known author.

December-January 2011
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab details potential significant radio airplay available to you.

December-January 2011
Tim Sweeney

Are "new" marketing ideas really as new as they sound? Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney offers his expert opinion.

February-March 2012
Tom Hess Opus 2

Many people who have been teaching guitar for a long time don`t know all 5 of the important things you are now going to learn about how to teach guitar.

February-March 2012
Draven Grey

Draven Grey talks about defining a fan base and creating a unique album release process.

February-March 2012
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab has heard them all, and here are the top three reasons.

February-March 2012
Nadine Gressett

Maintaining a fresh perspective is not only key for making great music, but also in getting that great music heard.

April-May 2012
Tom Hess Opus 2

A great article from Tom Hess focuses on helping students solve their musical problems.

April-May 2012
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab has a heads up - streaming music is the future.

June-July 2012
Tom Hess Opus 2

Having the ability to record your guitar parts very quickly and efficiently in the studio will maximize your music career opportunities.

June-July 2012
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney helps you get more fans to your shows when sending event invitations through Facebook.

June-July 2012
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab reminds us we have to adapt to technological and economic changes, as uncomfortable as that may be.

August-September 2012
Tom Hess Opus 2

If you hold the belief that it is wrong to try to make money with your musical talents, do not read any further - please don`t read this.

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