Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #122: Promoting Outside The Traditional Promo Cycle

Learning how to promote your release after it is well out for a while, is crucial to getting attention for your underloved music Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #122 is streaming now and its all about Promoting Outside The Traditional Promo Cycle! Dumb and Dumbest hosts Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) also offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #121: Polls and Social Media

Conducting polls are one of the best ways to understand your audience and get a handle on ways to explore marketing for your band. And they can be a lot of fun! Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #121 is streaming now! Dumb and Dumbest hosts Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) also offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #120: Intent and Social Media

One of the subtle facets of Social Media is intent: where your behavior and approach dictates how people perceive you. The emphasis needs to be on social, not self-promotion all the time. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #120 is streaming now, and it’s all about Intent and Social Media! Dumb and Dumbest hosts Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) also offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #119: Taking Advantage of Trending Topics

One of the toughest nuts to crack in the social media landscape is Twitter. Especially so when it comes to when to and when not to jump into conversations that are not about your band or brand. The new episode of Dumb and Dumbest Podcast, #119 is streaming right now and it’s all about Taking Advantage of Trending Topics. Dumb and Dumbest hosts Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions)and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro! Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #118: Meaningful Content Sharing on Twitter

The way to get traction on social media is to become part of the conversation in your scene, not just promote your band or show 24/7. This is especially true on Twitter. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #118 is streaming right now and it’s all about Meaningful Content Sharing on Twitter! hosts Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro! Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #117: Engaging on Twitter

Twitter and getting strong on the platform is an essential part of your Social Media toolbox for bands and artists. Dumb and Dumbest hosts Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions)and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro! Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #117 is streaming now! Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #116: Getting Taken Seriously and Avoiding Clichés

One of the most crucial things you need to do is be a band that puts itself in a position to be respected and understood. One of the pitfalls of this is that bands and artists ride clichés too much. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #116 is streaming now and its all about Getting Taken Seriously and Avoiding Clichés! Dumb and Dumbest hosts Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions)and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) offers The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro! Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #115: Interview with Vince Edwards of Metal Blade Records on Social Media Advertising and More!

Vince Edwards has worked for Metal Blade Records for over a decade and has worn many hats: publicity, marketing, radio promotion, content creation and much more. Dumb and Dumbest episode #115 is an interview with Vince Edwards and he gets granular about social media, advertising strategy, and marketing for bands. Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions)and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) Dumb and Dumbest is a daily music industry podcast. Matt and Curtis also run The Music Marketing Challenge, a low cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro! Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #114: The Next Marketing Challenge

Dumb and Dumbest hosts Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions)and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro! Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #114 is streaming now! Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #113: Ryan Williams of Metal Blade Records

Ryan Williams is a man of many hats, having been a former working musician, record producer, and working for the legendary Metal Blade Records. The new Dumb and Dumbest Podcast, number #113 is streaming and it’s an interview with Ryan Williams of Metal Blade Records. Dumb and Dumbest is a music industry podcast hosted by music executive Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). Make sure to check the links below to enter Matt and Curtis’s “Marketing Challenge” and help your band learn to rule. Today is also the final day for Curtis sale on PR services, so hit him up! Continue reading