Book Review: How Seth Godin’s Linchpin Can Make You A Better Music Blogger

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Seth Godin Linchpin

It’s always a pleasure to pass along tools and tips that have helped make me a better live music blogger, thinker and creative person.

And one person who’s helped me do so is Seth Godin. Though, I’ve never met the guy, I have read his books, and his blog is one of my favorite to read for many reasons. Continue reading

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How To Start Your Own Live Music Blog: Part Two

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Steve Prefontaine

When began our race with Lap One’s inspirational and creativity tips to help get you started and keep your blog running even when it gets tough and your creative side gets fried and your blogger legs start to wobble and burn.

Now it’s time for Lap Two. And since every blog has a story, I’ll tell you mine and give you some tips on which blog publishing tools you can use to start your own blog.
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How To Start Your Own Live Music Blog: Pt. 1

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It’s time to take another special blogging detour from our usual concert adventures.  What sort of diversion are we going to take this time? Well, in this three-part series I’ll share some tips, tools and a story that you can use to start your own blog, whether it’s about live music or anything else.
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Does Your Favorite Music Festival Have An iPhone App?

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As the summer concert season begins to heat up, let’s see which festivals are offering iPhone apps and giving fans easy access to set lists, exclusive content and mobile alternatives to the crumpled paper schedule.
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The Rhythm Of Playing Live At SXSW Music Festival 2010

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Ask anyone who’s been there before and they’ll tell you that playing and going to SXSW Music Festival is lots of fun. But there’s a little more to it than that. So let’s see how things are going so far at this year’s festival, and see what bands and fans can do to prep for next year.
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The Benefit Of Using Humor To Promote Concerts

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Yesterday I received an email from hip hop/folk artist Tim Fite. It made me laugh like most of his quirky and oddly entertaining newsletter updates do.

But this one was special and I’d like to share it with you because of how he creatively promotes his upcoming New York show.

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