Exit Strategy
Mar28

Exit Strategy

In the process of starting D.I.-Why, I realized that bringing on investors might not be a bad idea. If you take a look at the companies shaping “the new music industry,” investors are heavily financing their trek toward profitability. Why should my baby be any different? To get things rolling, I put together a deck. A PowerPoint deck. A bunch of slides telling you why my company is the best thing since sliced bread. In...

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Foursquare Etiquette
Mar23

Foursquare Etiquette

I resisted writing this post for a while, because I’m either gonna piss off a few people or (at best?) come off sounding all snooty and elitist. Finally though, that moment has passed. Foursquare is a cool way to share information about where you’re at, offer cool tips, and play inside some marketing guy’s dream of social commentary. But then there are those who feel compelled to do the following, which is stupid,...

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RockGeek Fact of the Day #0315
Mar15

RockGeek Fact of the Day #0315

At the time of its release in 1970, “Vehicle” by the Ides of March was the fastest selling single in Warner Brothers’ history....

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Professionalism
Mar09

Professionalism

It’s really not something that needs to be discussed, or at least that’s what I thought. When you’re working with a client/artist/musician/band/whatever, the asumption is that everyone involved will conduct themselves in a professional manner. Unfortunately, at 3 AM, this isn’t what happened…

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If everybody is, then nobody is…
Mar01

If everybody is, then nobody is…

Business school grads make millions preying upon a ready group of suckers who sang lead in their high school musicals, but a decade later they’re just bartenders working for tips wondering why fame and fortune hasn’t smiled on them.

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