12 Powerful Quotes That Could Change The Way You’re Promoting Your Music

“Stop promoting, start entertaining.” — Matt Colon (Manager of Steve Aoki)
Have you ever had one of those Aha-moments when you finally get it? These 12 quotes have the potential to change the way you think about promoting your music:

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Have you ever had one of those Aha-moments when you finally get it? These 12 quotes have the potential to change the way you think about promoting your music…a guest post by Lukas Camenzind of Posteram.com

#1

“Stop promoting, start entertaining.”
— Matt Colon (Manager of Steve Aoki)

#2

“If it’s not a hit, switch.”
— Derek Sivers (Founder of CD Baby)

#3

“Don’t tell people you are broke. Guilting fans into buying your music never works.”
— Ari Herstand (Musician, Blogger)

#4

“You should quit trying only after two conditions have been met: 1.) You’ve given yourself a legitimate shot. 2.) Trying is no longer fun.”
— Terry Rossio (Screenwriter)

#5

“Give it a minute!”
— Louis C.K. (Comedian)

#6

“To help with knowing if you’re good or not, you need a mentor.”
— Alex Day (Musician)

#7

“People who cost too much: manager, lawyer, publicist, label, music publisher.”
— Roger McNamee (Musician, Venture Capitalist)

#8

“You don’t ask, you don’t get.”
— Steve Rennie (Manager of Incubus)

#9

“Your music will always be new to someone, so keep spreading the word about your previous releases, even after you’ve put something new out.”
— Chris Robley (Musician, CD Baby Blog)

#10

“Don’t listen to what people say, watch what they do.”
— Jed Carlson (Co-Founder of ReverbNation)

#11

“Remember the Bob Dylan rule: it’s not just a record, it’s a movement.”
— Seth Godin (Author, Entrepreneur)

#12

“It’s a privilege to play music fora living. Even more, it’s a privilege to have an audience. Respect that.”
— Bob Lefsetz (Music Business Consultant, Blogger)

Guest post by Lukas Camenzind of Posteram.com