When to hit Send

FAQ: When should I publish to social media / send my email campaign? Short answer: Now Longer answer: N.O.W. (Never On Weekends) Better answer: When people are likely to be looking at their inbox/feed Best answer: When you have something worth publishing Smart answer: Tuesday morning at 9am for your target audience’s local time Smartest […]

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Ah yes, The Music Industry conversation…

My Dad has been a career musician/producer since I was five. I had a music career for a while. My Sister and Stepmother are on the business end of the industry, and I’ve grown up all up in it. Many (most?) of my friends are performers too, so “making it” issues are close to my heart and come […]

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social media advice

I’m not a social media guru, it’s just not my passion. But I still know a helluva lot about it, I’ve run a lot of stuff for other people, and I consult on it often enough. Here’s some bits of advice I’ve given to business-folk in the last week, which I freely post here so I don’t have […]

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The 4-Hour Body Diet – Sam’s 2015 version

I mentioned in my last post that I’m doing the 4HB diet again, and it’s generated some moderate interest and questions. First off, check out Tim Ferriss‘s book The 4-Hour Body, or any of the posts on his website. That is where the idea came from and there are whole communities of people much more into it […]

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Kickstarter lessons learned (aka 69 days to success)

I did my first Kickstarter project in 2011/12 before most people knew what Kickstarter was. Since then, I’ve advised a couple artist/tech friends with their crowd-funding campaigns on a variety of platforms. Now I’m the co-writer for a Stomp-like stage show debuting in LA soon (UPDATE: It’s called Radatatical: A Journey in Rhythm and you can support […]

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