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From hundreds to just a few: listening to performer submissions.

I just got a call from the post office – they would like me to come pick up my mail, because our festival post box is overflowing.  Again.  The nice post lady is patient with me, but I can hear ...
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Help Me Promote You

Last month, when talking about methods of submission to presenters, I wrote “I would… give a lot of thought before booking anyone who has not at least made an attempt at a professional presentation.” So, does how you appear and ...
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Ask Candace: Artist Submissions

Dave Curtis writes: I’d love to hear some feedback, particularly from presenters, regarding the usefulness of sonicbids. For those who hire musicians, do you prefer to get a submission from Sonicbids or get a real cd in the mail? Is ...
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Personality can’t be pirated

In the past, a personal brand was something plastic;  you could create a shape that you thought would appeal to a market, and feed it to them exclusively.  It didn’t matter much if it had anything to do with reality; ...