Saturday, December 29, 2007

The Best Musician’s Resource Out There!

The Best Musician’s Resource Out There!
by: Ty Cohen

Is there a particular musician resource out there that has worked for you or are you still looking? If you are reading this article, then most likely you are still looking. Trying to promote your CD, get signed, book gigs, build a fan base, gain exposure and impress A&R are all common goals of up and coming artists. Do you feel that you have exhausted all avenues there are? Well, luckily, you are wrong. Sometimes it takes thinking outside the confines of our hometown or state. You just need a shove in the right direction to get you going.

Great music promotional ideas are within arms reach. Where do you go when you need to look up the number for a plumber, movie theater or the electric company? Why of course, the yellow pages. But did you know that there is a yellow pages for the music industry? There sure is and I would suggest you look into acquiring it as soon as possible.

The powerful musician resource, the industry yellow pages, includes listings to over thousands of radio stations, clubs, venues, music studios, CD manufactures, producers and U.S. and International record labels. In addition to this, there are hundreds of listings for record stores, music distributors, press contacts, music conferences, promoters and managers. If you are trying to promote your CD, then there is no excuse to not have this incredible musician resource.

With the industry yellow pages in the palm of your hands, your music promotional ideas are infinite. You can promote your CD and your music to people all over the United States and over 40 countries all over the world. You can book gigs, find a manufacturer for your CDs, price music studios and even get hooked up with a great manager. It is an insanely powerful tool for the musician who feels they have hit a brick wall.

An independent artist will need all the help they can get and this is where you are going to find it. You no longer have to repeatedly use the same venues and solicit the same people. Be prepared to reach thousands of contacts with this effective musician resource. This might just be the key to your absolute success in the music industry. Promote your CD the right way with all the right resources from day one!

About the Author:
Ty Cohen, the online music industry's most recognizable voice is the former owner of a successful independent record label, current owner of Platinum Millennium publishing and nation-wide music industry seminar speaker and panelist. He is also the author and creator of over 40 best-selling music business books, reports, courses, audio products and other music industry "How to" resources, that have helped tens of thousands of individuals like you to successfully find their way in the music business. Visit for more information on Music Promotional Ideas, How to Promote Your CD, and Musician Resources.

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