NHT Blog

By: Bruce Wawrzyniak

AuditionEven though the school year is ending, there are so many performance opportunities everywhere, all year round, that an argument can be made that there’s no real “audition season.”  One need look no further than the reality competition shows like “The Voice” to realize that auditions are happening in a variety of locations for a variety of reasons.  There are even online auditions nowadays.  And here in west cent

By: Bruce Wawrzyniak

Media interviewEveryone puts in a lot of time and hard work trying to get noticed.  Whether it’s a record label, a potential endorsement opportunity, or a media outlet, so many brands are trying to get the attention of somebody.

By: Bruce Wawrzyniak

Witty musician memeI often find myself reminding people that if you “only” sing, then your voice is your instrument.  When they think about a musical instrument, people – more so listeners than performers – seem to focus more on something that can be carried around in a case.

By: Bruce Wawrzyniak

Live video iconTwo nights ago I returned from a week in California.  The first part of the trip was to San Diego for Social Media Marketing World.  You know that present day culture has been taken over by social media when three thousand people from 55 countries attend such an event.  Wow.  (Then guesstimate how many people wanted to go but didn’t!)

By: Rob Zarrilli

Rob ZarrilliThis week features a guest blog by Rob Zarrilli, since this is referred to on this week's podcast episode (NHTE 115 Gypsy Soul) as having been more extensively referred to on an episode a few weeks earlier.

By: Bruce Wawrzyniak

Imagination imageWhile there are lots (and lots) (and lots!) of books out there on songwriting, the music business, and countless other facets of the entertainment industry, if you’re just sitting around waiting for one to fall into your lap to make you an overnight millionaire, order one about combating gray hair too.

The fact is, only you can take full control of your career.

By: Bruce Wawrzyniak

Desktop telephoneFor those who are regular readers of this blog, thank you, and hopefully along the way as you’ve learned lessons from what is published every Monday you’ve noticed that great lengths are gone to as it relates to protecting identities of parties involved in first-hand stories that are recounted in this space.

By: Bruce Wawrzyniak

Interview silhouetteHaving just finished evaluating over 30 artists that were submitted to me, I felt this to be a good time to lend some specific insights as to what might be factoring into the results you’re getting (or not getting) as it relates to trying to get on TV shows or radio or podcast interviews.

By: Bruce Wawrzyniak

No Hard SellAbout a year-and-a-half ago I stepped away from one of the roles I was serving in.  Hopefully I’ve even written a blog about that at some point.  Meaning, the idea of evaluating your commitments and seeing where you’re spending your time is a healthy exercise.  In my case I decided that the return on investment didn’t justify the time I was giving to that particu

By: Bruce Wawrzyniak

Too Good to be TrueClichés get pretty old and tired quite fast, but when you can give an example of one and use it as a teaching moment, they hold some value.

The headline of this blog is depicted in something I was witness to recently.

(I have gone to great lengths to maintain anonymity as it relates to the actual parties involved in this story.)

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