Dumb and Dumbest Episode #439: The Power of Self-Belief!

Matt and Keefy go deep about the power of self-belief and why you need to have it in order to have a long career in the music industry. Dumb and Dumbest #439 is streaming now and it’s all about The Power of Self-Belief! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). In addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis also run The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #438: Contracts, Lawyers and More! A Conversation with Ula Gehret

Matt interviews music business legend Ula Gehret. They talk about his career, his company Clandestine Music, and all the questions bands often ask about legal issues. Dumb and Dumbest #438 is streaming now and it’s all about Contracts, Lawyers and More! A Conversation with Ula Gehret. Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). In addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis also run The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #437: How to Not Step on People’s Toes

Matt and Curtis give you a lesson on civility and how to “kill em with kindness”.Dumb and Dumbest #437 is streaming now and it’s all about How to Not Step on People’s Toes! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). In addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis also run The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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BACON BLOODY BACON: Matt Bacon on Creating Brand Differentiation

So here’s one of the best ways to cultivate true fans. This is going to sound crazy but I swear to god it works. It’s also one of the best ways to push your personal relationships in general. That is simply – sharing some of your non-musical or even non-genre interests. This is key for differentiating. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #436: “Just Do It” With Greg Kennelty

G-Money is back! And he is co-hosting with Matt! They talk all about music journalism, getting started in the business, and his upcoming new EP from his band Hearse For Sale! Dumb and Dumbest #436 is streaming now and it’s all about “Just Do It” With Greg Kennelty! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). In addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis also run The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #435: Eyal Levi Of URM Academy on Online Education, & Underground Music

Eyal Levi URM Academy is one of the most respected names in heavy music and music education online. Matt and Curtis interview Eyal to get his many perspectives on the business.  Dumb and Dumbest #435 is streaming now and it’s all about Eyal Levi Of URM Academy on Online Education, Underground Music, and More! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). In addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis also run The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #434: Who Can You Trust?

Matt and Keefy go deep on trust: how to earn it, how to measure it, and how mistakes in trust can end your career before it starts. Dumb and Dumbest #434 is streaming now and it’s all about Who Can You Trust? Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). In addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis also run The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #433: Carpe Diem

Matt and Curtis discuss consistency and seizing opportunities when they arise. Dumb and Dumbest #433 is streaming now and it’s all about Carpe Diem. Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). In addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis also run The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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BACON BLOODY BACON: Matt Bacon on The Power of Going Live

There’s a way to connect with your fans that’s perhaps more powerful than any other way to do it. It facilitates sales. It fosters connections. People find it genuinely interesting and want more of them. They are the perfect quarantine content. I am of course speaking about going live. I’m not talking about live stream concerts, though those are great too, I’m just talking about turning on the camera and talking to some people live on Facebook or Instagram. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #432: John Browne of Riffhard

Matt and Curtis interviewed John Browne of Monuments, who now teaches fans guitar lessons daily via Riffhard. Hear the story on Dumb and Dumbest Episode #432 is streaming now and it’s an interview with John Browne of Riffhard! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). In addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis also run The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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