You have some exciting news to share with your subscribers and you can’t wait to hit the send button. Wait! Take a minute to go through this (technical) checklist. You might have missed something… Check your spelling (and Grammar) With every browser now offering spellchecking, it feels impossible to miss a typo. Well, it still happens and…

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Growing an email list is always a challenge and it often boils down to what one has to offer in exchange for an email address. As musicians, what we have to offer is usually music—whether it is an album track, or something unreleased/live. This is, after all, why people connect with musicians in the first place. Enters Unlock. Unlock:…

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I was sad to realize this week that two email marketing services closed: Stamplia and SendAdvisor. Since 2013, Stamplia has been offering a great free email builder as well as a template marketplace. Email templates built with Stamplia worked with major email providers and could be imported in one click. Unfortunately, Stamplia was not able to get…

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I just signed up for a trial (free until October 1) for Fieldbook, a tool to: Track a sales pipeline Manage projects and tasks Run a recruiting process Plan an event Track inventory Organize anything All in the form of a spreadsheet. Imagine Google Sheets on steroids. Wait for it OK, that’s nice. It gets better when Fieldbook…

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