Schedule 6 Months of Facebook Fanpage Posts NOW!

Here’s the video transcript: Facebook fanpages are the most important social media site for almost every musician. We all know we should keep them updated, but it’s hard to stay motivated day in and day out, especially when we see that Facebook does not prioritize pages on our fans’ feeds. Currently less than 13% of … Read more

Music Marketing Using Christian Social Media

Here’s the video transcript: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat are some of the most popular social media platforms you can use to market your music—but they’re just the tip of the iceberg. Social media can be a real time suck if you try to market your music on every site.   Where should you spend … Read more

Should Your Christian Band Use Performance Contracts?

  Here’s the video transcript: Should your Christian band use contracts? Contracts are intimidating. We have been led to believe that a contract must be drawn up by an attorney and is written in stone so to speak. But, neither of those is true. A contract is simply the written form of an agreement between … Read more

Social Media for Musicians – FREE Training from CyberPR

Social media marketing is not optional for musicians who want to grow a fanbase. Most of us know we need to do it, but we put off creating an effective plan to get social media marketing done. Now there is some FREE help to get started (with some paid help available if you want it). … Read more

The Elevator Pitch for Christian Bands

“Elevator Pitch”… that just sounds used car salesman-ey, doesn’t it? It makes me think of marketing scam more than integrity and solid ministry… blue polyester off the rack suits and way too much fake gold jewelry. YUCK… definitely not a positive image for your Christian band. Why does an elevator pitch have such a negative … Read more

Press Kit Contents: Putting It All Together

Press Kits are Like Résumés The press kit is the main form of advertising used to get work for musicians. Think of the press kit as a résumé. The jobs available without a résumé are typically low paying, such as fast food service, retail sales clerk, or housekeeping. Jobs that require a résumé usually pay … Read more

Band Biographies

Band biographies are sometimes called personal biographies or band member biographies. No matter what they are called, biographies are a huge asset to your Christian band’s press kit. Band biographies help bookers understand your ministry. They are a first step to communicating what God has done for you to people who may really need to … Read more

Lyric Sheets in Press Kits

Lyric Sheets are important in your Christian band’s press kit because lyric content helps bookers choose the music ministry that matches the goals of their event. Lyrics Sheets are an easy project that makes your Christian band’s press kit stand out. They help bookers understand your ministry’s message and target audience. Here’s the transcript for … Read more

Every Band Needs a Business Card – But They Don’t Have to Be Boring

Old School ALERT! Some old school things are better left in the past: spandex, big hair, 8 track tapes—you know what I mean. Other things become classics because no one has created anything better. Band business cards fall into that category. Business cards have been around since before the Victorian era because they work. They … Read more

Quote Sheets for Christian Bands

Quote sheets can make your Christian band’s press kit stand out by demonstrating your popularity to bookers. Quote sheets are not required in a press kit; but adding them can make your music ministry look professional and get more gigs that pay well. Here’s the transcript from this video: Hi! I’m Marie from Christian Band … Read more

Does Your Band Photo Pass the Test?

You know the saying: “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Before anyone reads a word of your bands press kit, they will see the band photo. This band photo gets plastered everywhere—posters, the band website, promoters and venues websites, and CD’s. So, what does your current band photo say about your band? Can you … Read more

Recommendation Letters for Christian Bands

Recommendation letters lend credibility to your band’s ministry, so they help you get more shows that pay well. They can also help you improve you show and get re-booked at venues you want to play again.   Recommendation letters in your Christian band’s press kit can make your band stand out. The right letter can … Read more

Business Cards for Christian Bands

Business cards can help grow your fanbase, get more shows, and get better paying shows—or not. If your Christian band’s business card is boring no one will be inspired to want to know more about your band. Grab the attention of fans and bookers with an unusual outstanding business card.   Business cards are one … Read more

Recommendation Letters for Press Kits

People who book bands love to hear good things about the band from other people who book bands. They especially love to hear from people they respect and from similar venues. The best way to do this is with recommendation letters in the press kit. Recommendation letters about the band help fulfill all the objectives … Read more