Artist Insight: Music Networking and Digital Marketing w/ Gaetano DiNardi

Today Jeff and Chris sat down with Gaetano DiNardi, a great singer, songwriter, and producer from New York City, who also happens to be an expert digital marketer! Gaetano has worked on records with artists like Ryan Leslie, Fat Joe, and Shaggy. He also has two EPs of his own – Fade Away and Acoustix. He shared some great insight with us.

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Billy Johnson, Jr.

Industry Insight: Publicity and Development Strategies w/ Billy Johnson, Jr. (Fmr. Yahoo Music Senior Editor / Publicist)

Today we sat down with journalist-turned-publicist Billy Johnson, Jr. As the Senior Editor at Yahoo! Music for almost 18 years, Billy interviewed the likes of Beyoncé, Janet Jackson, Quincy Jones, Kanye West, Eminem, and countless more. Few know the ins and outs of publicity as well as Billy does, so we were excited to pick his brain.

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Dan Shure

Industry Insight: Dan Shure – SEO and YouTube for Musicians

Chris and I recently had the chance chat with SEO and digital marketing expert Dan Shure of Evolving SEO and the Experts on the Wire podcast. Dan’s been helping companies and individuals conquer their SEO problems since 2007 and as a musician himself, he’s got a really unique perspective about how artists can leverage the power of SEO and YouTube. You’ll definitely want to check out his insight!

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Rick Barker

Industry Insight: Artist as a Small Business w/ Rick Barker (Taylor Swift Manager / Marketing Consultant)

We had a great talk when former Taylor Swift manager and marketing consultant Rick Barker stopped by to chat with us! Rick shared his extensive experience in the industry, tips for fan engagement and social media, and lots more!

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