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Here are some of the best eBooks we've found to help you learn to promote your band and market your music. The best thing is that as eBooks you can download them and be learning within minutes! What are you waiting for . . .

Bob Baker's Collection

Guerrilla Music Marketing Handbook
201 self-promotion ideas for songwriters, musicians and bands. "This grass roots guide could be the one thing you need to launch a profitable music career." -About.com Read more ...

Killer Press Kits
The 29 most important elements in creating sizzling music publicity materials. Make sure your media kit gets noticed by editors, writers, booking agents, program directors and other industry people. Limited-time offer! Read more ...

Online Music PR Hot List
101 places to submit press releases, get reviewed, uncover PR connections and promote your music on the Internet. Supplies the exact web site and e-mail addresses for submitting your music news. Read more ...

197 Promotion Tips, Tricks and Resources for Independent Musicians
An incredible collection of ideas, tricks and resources to help you promote your music. Read more ...

E-zine Music Marketing
Powerful ways to promote your music with a fan e-mail newsletter. Take this pop quiz and see how you score. Read more ...

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Who is Bob Baker? Bob is an indie musician, former music magazine publisher and author of several books, including the Guerrilla Music Marketing Handbook, the Online Music PR Hot List and Branding Yourself Online: How to Use the Internet to Become a Celebrity or Expert in Your Field.
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The Songwriter's Guide to Demo Submission
Finally . . . Everything you need to get your music heard now! Would you like to know which A&R reps are actively searching for new material? We're going to tell you... Read more ...

Grow Your Bands Audience
Here's How You Can MAKE MUSIC YOUR DAY JOB... Without Getting Screwed by Labels, Managers, or Unscrupulous Club Owners! How much is your audience worth to your music career? Suppose you could fill the room at your next gig -- without having to hang one flyer! Read more ...

The Galaris Music Directory
"The most complete, intuitive and updated directory I've ever seen. Highly recommended. -Derek Silvers - founder, CD Baby. A comprehensive resource on CD-ROM with over 1200 pages of verified business listings sorted for easy access. It makes finding music related services and products easy - you are just a click away from the contacts you need. Send an email or visit a site with one click - no need for copy and pasting any more! Designed for musicians and music professionals, at a price every musician can afford. The GMD will save you months if not years of your creative time!
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12-Step Program for Music Success
In this clearly spelled out 12-step program the authors give you the exact powerful information they use as record promoters and media publicists to gain significant success for their clients who pay them hundreds of dollars per week to promote their records to radio and video, and publicize their music in the print and online media.
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The Indie Bible
The Indie Bible lists THOUSANDS of places where you can get your music REVIEWED and your songs PLAYED on the radio. ALL genres of music are covered! The contacts listed are music reviewers and radio personalities from around the world that will listen to your music, and if they like it, will present it to their readers and listeners. The Indie Bible shows you where to promote your music, regardless of your musical style, and will save you MONTHS of valuable time! Read more ...

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The Telework Job Seekers Handbook
This eBook teaches you everything you need to know about finding a legitimate work at home or flexible job. Perfect if you are a musician looking to find more flexible work to help you have time to pursue your music career. Read more ...

 

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