Weekly Newsletter (Aug 23)

for the benefit of the RSS crowd... SPINME.com WEEKLY NEWS August 23, 2005

IN THIS ISSUE... ** Co-Writing and Works for Hire ** Discussions: E-Mail Lists & Gig Strategies ** Wow an Audience Every Time ** Get More Things Done ** Advice from Dez Dickerson ** Ask Joe Anything!

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** CO-WRITING AND WORKS FOR HIRE

It’s one of the most common questions I hear – what happens when you collaborate on a song and you haven’t got a written agreement to spell out credits and royalties? Listen to one reader’s story and my response:

http://spinme.url123.com/v49nw

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** DISCUSSIONS: E-MAIL LISTS & GIG STRATEGIES

Over at the members area, we’re talking about how to optimize your e-mail newsletter so you get better responses and fewer unsubscribe requests from your fans. Members, join the discussion at:

http://spinme.url123.com/vv2au

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** WOW AN AUDIENCE EVERY TIME

Getting up on stage requires more than great songs, it requires stage presence and showmanship. See what you can learn from a class of business executives that’s learning to make their presentations more entertaining. You’ll be surprised at how many tips will work for you, too!

http://spinme.url123.com/vv3xr

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** GET MORE THINGS DONE

Many of the questions I hear from new clients involve planning and time managements (or challenges in that area). That’s why this month’s book club selection is David Allen’s “Getting Things Done.” Join me on the conference bridge Wednesday to discuss the techniques that Allen uses to help folks keep their goals on track.

http://spinme.url123.com/vvuh4

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** ADVICE FROM DEZ DICKERSON

Author, musician, label owner, and raconteur Dez Dickerson is David Hooper’s guest on the first installment of Music Business Radio! David and Dez listen to demos, offering advice to musicians and recounting stories from Dez’s adventures with Prince and with the launch of his own company...

http://spinme.url123.com/vv75h

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** ASK JOE ANYTHING!

One of the biggest benefits of membership at spinme.com is the chance to participate in our Open Phones conference call. For the fraction of the cost of hiring a coach or consultant, you can get specific answers to your most urgent music business questions. Learn about all the benefits of spinme.com membership here:

http://spinme.url123.com/vvqwp

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