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ISSUE 160
01.04.16
CRW Radio Promotions
 

  FEATURE ARTICLE
 


YOUR ONE BIG GOAL FOR THIS YEAR
By Eric Copeland (For the Creative Soul)

At this time of the year it’s pretty much expected that we would be thinking about how we can be more creative in the New Year. We can easily lament the time not spent on our creative output. I know I do!

But despite these lamentations, every New Year gives us the opportunity to start afresh. A clean slate.

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” - Melody Beattie

Goal setting is not that interesting to most of us. In fact, it’s boring and sometimes even useless. But usually that’s because
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  FROM THE ARCHIVE  


NO EXCUSES FOR NOT HAVING AN ARTIST OR MUSICIAN WEBSITE
By Vinny Ribas, Indie Connect

More and more artists these days are using their Facebook page or ReverbNation page (and even their MySpace page) as their primary websites. When I ask them why they do not have a stand-alone website, they have a million reasons. I can quickly give you countless reasons why this is a mistake for many of them. So, the real purpose of this article is to take away those excuses. Having your own good looking website will separate you miles from the pack! Don’t ever let any of these excuses get in the way of your success.  Here are the main comments I receive, and my responses.

I don’t know why I need one.

Your website is your primary sales tool. You want to make it easy for your visitors to

  • Find you – If you have your name as the domain name for your website, people will always be able to find you (e.g.  www.thejohnsmithband.com or www.maryjones.com).
  • Sign up for your mailing list
  • Hear and then buy your music
  • Learn about you, your story and your thoughts
  • Book you...more
 
 
 
90 Minutes in Heaven  
THIS WEEK'S
MOVIE REVIEW
 
JOY
 
Album Cover Design
 
 
Week of December 28, 2015
Lisa Troyer ALL STATIONS
#1 LISA TROYER & DAWN YODER
"This Is Christmas"
TOTAL STATIONS: 54

Lisa Troyer UNITED STATES
#1 LISA TROYER & DAWN YODER
"This Is Christmas"
TOTAL US: 34

Stephanie Pauline CANADA
#1 STEPHANIE PAULINE
"Rise and Shine"
TOTAL CANADA:
6
Stephanie Pauline INTERNET
#1 STEPHANIE PAULINE
"Rise and Shine"
TOTAL INTERNET: 16

Stephanie Pauline INTERNATIONAL
#1 DERRICK DOC PEARSON
"Joy to the World"
TOTAL INTERNATIONAL: 5

HOTTEST ADDS
#1 WESLEY PUTNAM
"Away In A Manger"
ADDS THIS WEEK: 2

BIGGEST MOVER
#1 CHASON DISHEROON
"A Perfect Christmas"
CHART JUMP: 1

TOTAL OUTLETS
#1 WESLEY PUTNAM
"Away In A Manger"
TOTAL OUTLETS: 87

Lisa Troyer STATIONS: LAST 4 WEEKS
#1 LISA TROYER & DAWN YODER
"This Is Christmas"
TOTAL STATIONS: 18
FULL CHART  Full Chart
OUTLETS: LAST 4 WEEKS
#1 WESLEY PUTNAM
"Away In A Manger"
TOTAL OUTLETS: 25
 
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