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September 01, 2011

New DIY Music Workshop Hits 5 Cities This Fall - Can You Help?

The fall of 2011 will be a busy one for yours truly, as I take a brand new workshop on the road. And I would really appreciate your help ...

A few months ago I conducted a simple online poll. I asked readers like you what topic I should work on next. Subjects ranged from publicity to advanced guerrilla marketing to Facebook and Twitter tips.

The top two vote-getters involved converting fan attention into sales and how to sell more music and merch. You spoke, I listened. And that's why this new workshop is called ...

How to Make Money as a DIY Artist:
4 Steps to Converting Fan
Attention Into Sales
Here are the dates and cities. Follow the links for details on location, time, and pricing.

Tuesday, September 27
Kansas City, MO - Register here

Wednesday, October 5
St. Louis, MO - Register here

Monday, October 10
Salt Lake City, UT - Register here

Saturday, October 22
Nashville, TN - Register here

Monday, November 7
Hollywood, CA, at Musicians Institute - Register here

November 3 thru 6, at the TAXI Road Rally
Los Angeles, CA
This event is free, but you must be either a TAXI member or the guest of one to attend. Details at

Here's how you can help:
  • Do you live near any of these cities? If so, I would love for you to attend!

  • If you can't attend, do you know music people in any of these areas that you can spread the word to? Send them an email, tweet about it, post it on Facebook!

  • Do you have any suggestions for people, organizations, songwriters groups, etc, that I should contact in these cities to get the word out?
I'm really looking forward to sharing these powerful ideas - many of them inspired by recent interviews I've done with Karmin, Pomplamoose, David Nevue and Mark Mohr, as well as experts like Tony van Veen, Joe Vitale, Michael Brandvold, and Jason Van Orden.

I appreciate anything you can do to help me spread the word and get more people to these live events. In particular, I would love to meet YOU in person at one of them!

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posted by Bob Baker @ 12:07 PM   3 comments


At Sep 21, 2011, 4:40:00 AM, Anonymous Cello Tuner said...

All aspiring artist should attend one of these!

At Sep 22, 2011, 8:08:00 AM, Anonymous Chris Bauer said...

Any thought of making these webinars?

At Oct 7, 2011, 10:47:00 AM, Blogger Bob Baker said...

Great question, Chris! I am recording audio and some video of the live events. I hope to release this material in some form -- not sure if it will be a webinar or what at this point. But yes, I do some day hope to share it more more people!


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