I uploaded a new press kit page yesterday and received an email about the overlaid image I use on it. You can see that here. Below is a video that demonstrates how I created that overlay effect in Microsoft Publisher. Short list: What you need A reasonably high-quality/hi-resolution image to create your transparency. Graphic design […]
Songwriter Matthew Moran and The Matt Moran Band Press Kit I’ve updated my songwriter’s press kit. My band’s configuration/membership changed almost a year ago and it was time to re-list members and get new information out there. Additionally, a friend has come on board to help with bookings this year. Feel free to download the […]
Admittedly, this is, at least in part a RANT driven by frustrating conversations over the past 3 years. However, there is an underlying message here that you shouldn’t miss. It applies as much to musicians and artists as it does to new and experienced I.T. professionals.. Heck.. it applies to anyone who hopes to move their career […]
This pertains to authors, consultants, musicians, and virtually anyone who wants to build and extend their brand. The Internet and those using are obsessed with content. If you want to become relevant to that world, content needs to be a part of what you do.
Last week I started (re-initiated) something I’ve been challenged by a fellow business coach, a few readers & listeners, and my own interest and ideas to undertake… A weekly live streaming video show! Concerts, Coaching, Coffee, and Conversation – C4:
This past weekend, I redirected TheSongwriterOnline.com to this site. I still provide coaching and workshops to songwriters. This is part of my consolidation of websites and a way for me to provide even more assistance. Time is our most valuable commodity and I found myself being diverted and losing focus when trying to maintain the […]
Over the next couple of weeks I am consolidating all my websites and activities here.. There will be some structural changes – the goal is to make it simpler to create content and for people to find out what I am up to. Here is a video explaining the consolidation – plus announcing our upcoming […]
I saw a good songwriter the other night. It is rare that I attend open mics – in fact, other than one put on right around the corner – which I attend as much for the company and energy as I do for performing, I haven’t attended one in a couple years. But at the […]
Hey everyone! Look for an official news release soon but I am excited and want to let you know the news. Noel Ramos, founder of the popular music business conference, The Independent Music Conference (IMC) is now officially managing me, my band, and The Roots, Rock, & Americana Music Collective (www.RRAMCO.org). Noel and I have […]
We are playing THIS FRIDAY in Ventura with Jed’s Dead. Check them out. . Folk Noir (Americana). Also, what is, “The Roots, Rock, & Americana Music Collective?” (RRAMCO) – and a little about pay-to-play – what bands in Los Angeles and elsewhere have to deal with.. but should not.