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Designing T-Shirts for Bands

If you truly want to be successful in today’s predominantly DIY music industry, you must allow your fans to help you. You must make it easy for them. You must inspire them. Selling t-shirts that spark and carry a conversation is one way you can do that.

We’ve all seen (possibly even designed) band t-shirts that couldn’t be given away, let alone sold for profit. To get the bad designs out front and center, I bring you back to 2012 when a contest was held by Low Times to see who could design the worst band t-shirt. Here are the 31 finalists of those designs.

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Music Marketing Today

Jim Morrison Quote

“I can kind of envision maybe one person with a lot of machines, tapes and electronics set up, singing or speaking while using machines.” ~ Jim Morrison (1969)

When some musicians think of marketing, the only thing that comes to mind is a used car salesman. It doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, the right marketing tactics could propel your music career so you never need to worry about selling a used car. But, it’s not easy. It’s hard work. The trick to success is making it fun.

My goal is to make music marketing fun and manageable for you.

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