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5 Bands Dominating Today’s Local Music Scene

“In a world where live concerts have become so commonplace, it’s inspiring to be part of a show where the band reminds us all that it’s still meant to be an experience.” Muddy Paw leader, Angela Mastrogiacomo recently published an article on Bandsintown discussing five bands that are dominating today’s local music scene. Click here…
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February 16, 2016 0

Tips And Tricks For Promoting A Local Concert

“If you’re in a band and you’re really serious about growing your audience, one of the biggest things you can do (aside from writing good music) is PROMOTE YOUR SHOW! Legitimately promoting your show with hard work and smart work can be time-consuming and very challenging, not to mention you’re sacrificing some of your money…
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February 13, 2016 0

7 Tools and Techniques To Make Managing Your Music Career A Breeze

“It’s one of the cleanest, simplest, and most effective ways to deliver your news directly to your fans. To encourage signups, consider offering a free download in exchange for an email address.” Muddy Paw owner and extraordinaire, Angela Mastrogiacomo, published an amazing article on seven tools and techniques you can use to make managing your…
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February 5, 2016 0

5 Steps To Get Your Music Career Going

Our team leader Angela Mastrogiacomo jjust published a killer article on the 5 steps to get your music career going! Go check out the article here and leave us your thoughts in the comments!


January 18, 2016 0

The Business Behind Music With Angela Mastrogiacomo

Ever wondered what kind of strategies are available for budding entrepreneurs? Learn that and much more in this podcast between Outlier Magazine and Angela Mastrogiacomo. Shout outs are given to: The Front Bottoms, Brave Shores, The Born Ruffians, Katie Garibaldi, Diana DeMuth, and Nominee. Click here to check it out.


November 26, 2015 0

Five Techniques To Improve Your Music PR Pitch

“Although personalizing your email to fit the website and specific person you’re emailing is paramount, try to go a step beyond that by connecting on social media. Follow the website on Facebook & Twitter, give them a little shout out, and get to know them.” Getting your pitch out to journalists isn’t easy, but things…
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November 25, 2015 0

Adam Bernard Explains 7 Reasons Why You Should Pitch To Smaller Blogs

“Smaller blogs post less frequently, sometimes only a few times per week, and are far more determined to spread the word, with multiple tweets, Facebook posts, etc. They’re writing about you because they like your music, and want everyone to know about it, not because they have a quota to fill.” Adam Bernard explains the…
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November 19, 2015 0

Techniques For Running Your Band Like a Business

“The first step is to accept that your band is a business, and you need to start treating it like one.” Many musicians might not realize that beginning their music career means not only practicing and networking, but also creating a business plan. Here are some techniques to help you balance your musical integrity with…
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November 12, 2015 0

5 Ways To Get Over Your Fear Of Networking

Networking seems so nerve-racking, doesn’t it? Especially if you hate introducing yourself to new people. We came up with five ways to get out of that funk. Check it out here.


July 14, 2015 0

Muddy Paw’s Angela Mastrogiacomo Talks About The Music Industry With Bree Noble

If you need a motivational pick-me-up this morning, this is it. Check out this podcast with our very own Angela Mastrogiacomo as she talks about working in the music industry. Check out the podcast here.


July 6, 2015 0