How To Optimize Your Mobile Marketing With Oisin Lunny (MDE213)

Minter Dialogue with Oisin Lunny This interview is with Oisin Lunny, speaker, musician and mobile expert. Oisin is Senior Marketing Development Manager and roving evangelist at Open Market, a mobile engagement platform for enterprise. In this conversation, we talk about … Continue reading

How To Drive Your Brand as An Artist and Entrepreneur with Loren Weisman (MDE205)

Minter Dialogue with Loren Weisman This interview is with Loren Weisman, fellow business advisor, speaker, host of the podcast, Wait What Really OK! and author of two books, The Artist’s Guide to Success and Music Business for Dummies. In this … Continue reading

Rylan Holey – Social business and social media in music (MDE114)

Minter Dialogue Episode #114 This interview is with Rylan Holey, EMEA Partner Manager for Hootsuite, the versatile and robust social media management system. With a background in music and working in social, Rylan is passionate about social business. In this … Continue reading

Meet Cliff Fluet – a digitally savvy lawyer talking music and entertainment (MDE100)

Minter Dialogue Episode #100 This interview — to celebrate my 100th English-speaking podcast — is with Cliff Fluet, director at Eleven Advisory (advising on how to tackle digital disruption) and partner at Lewis Silkin law firm, specialized in media and entertainment law. … Continue reading

Why and how should you go to South by Southwest (aka SXSW)?

There are typically three schools of thought about South by Southwest (aka SXSW): It’s over. It’s over-hyped. It’s passé. It’s a zoo. It’s a waste of time. I also heard “too much ass licking.” This, or words to that effect, … Continue reading

How To Get Real Twitter Followers – The Musician’s Lesson! cc @Davidrsmyth

The Evening Standard (London) published an article by David Smyth on “How to be a Twitter hitter.”  Without evoking the poetic license of a Pied Piper, the article provides the golden rules for how a pop star should build his … Continue reading

Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers: Timeless as Life itself

This week in 1938 (August 22), Hollywood’s most famous dancing duo, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, were featured on the cover of Life magazine.  With the US still in the grips of the Great Depression and with war heating up … Continue reading

The Death Of The Music Industry

via businessman.com A graphic display of the state of the music industry created by Bain…. What it speaks to is the head-in-the-sand approach that the industry had as a whole as the internet wave took over, reaching its peak in 1998. … Continue reading