Guitar Nine Columns: Music Business

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Enjoy over 20 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

April-May 2001

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back to help you deal with the most striking and effective part of your promotional package.

February-March 2001

Everybody does this - but should you? Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney plays devil`s advocate on this important point.

February-March 2001

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back offering a look into the possibilities for licensing and distribution.

December-January 2000

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

December-January 2000

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back with advice for indies on manufacturing issues.

October-November 2000

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back to stress the ever changing nature of this business of music.

August-September 2000

Who bears the ultimate (and ironic) responsibility for the rise of peer-to-peer music swapping over the Internet.

August-September 2000

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back to discuss the business end of artistic success.

June-July 2000

And those that can`t do - scram! Teaching guitar for fun and profit.

June-July 2000

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back with the key ingredients necessary to make an impact in cyberspace.

April-May 2000

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back with dozens of thought-provoking and essential questions you need to consider before taking the plunge.

February-March 2000

Music industry guru Christopher Knab is back to help you professionally develop your music for the marketplace.

December-January 1999

One of our most requested column topics is being addressed by Tonya Rae, who has sent out more than a press kit or two.

December-January 1999

Think you know your audience? Christopher Knab is here to make sure you take a closer look.

December-January 1999

Not just "Orange" barcodes, but real, honest-to-goodness UPCs. Take it from Joe.

October-November 1999

Getting ready for major or minor distribution? Christopher Knab explains the form and function of the distributor one sheet

August-September 1999

Do you have MP3 music files in your future? Christopher Knab is here to give you some really great reasons why you should.

June-July 1999

A no-holds-barred look at a common problem between band members.

April-May 1999

The past few years have seen the rise of several new ways to get your music promoted and selling, leveraging the strengths of the Internet.

April-May 1999

The second installment of practical advice from Tonya`s new book "Hidden Secrets To Making And Promoting Your Music Revealed".

April-May 1999

If you thought playing gigs was the only source for good `story material`, wait until you visit Mr. Bochar`s personal lake of fire. Don`t get burned.

April-May 1999

Music industry consultant Christopher Knab contributes his knowledgeable views on the current state of affairs.

February-March 1999

A few words of practical advice from Tonya`s new book "Hidden Secrets To Making And Promoting Your Music Revealed".

December-January 1998

Part two of our e-mailbag dump, answering some of the most commonly asked questions about releasing and promoting records.

October-November 1998

Don't make the mistake of thinking this is someone else's job. As an independent artist, the ball is in your court.

August-September 1998

CD recorders (or burners) are great in any studio. Should you consider releasing your next CD on CD-R.

February-March 1998

Is it really true? Will you get 30,000,000 music fans checking out your music just by creating a web page? Let's separate the hype from the reality.

December-January 1997

If you're a typical musician, you lack one or both of these critical qualities. Let's see how important they are to your success.

October-November 1997

Self-assessement time. Can you go it alone? You might need the synergy of two people working together to kick start your label.

August-September 1997

Completely subjective, straightforward tips in the areas of promotion, publicity and your career.

February-March 1997

We turn the electronic mailbag upside down to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about releasing and promoting records.

December-January 1996

An introduction to the world of copyrights and publishing. It`s not hard at all to protect the songs you`ve written, and you may be surprised at the various ways your original compositions can earn money for you.

December-January 1996

How to start and organize your own record label. It's a lot easier than you may think.

December-January 1996

A Javascript-powered worksheet designed to help a record label estimate costs, price CDs and cassettes, and compute potential profit for a recording project.

February-March 2018

Chock full o` ideas for promoting and selling your new record, and building a fan base.

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