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Creative Promotional Products for Musicians

Dark Throne T-Shirt

Let’s talk promotional products, promotional merchandise, or swag, whatever you want to call it.  Everyone trying to sell themselves or their product (and let’s be honest, as an artist, you and your mad skills are your products) needs promotional products in their marketing plan.  As an entertainer, though, you kind of luck out in that expectations for your promo products aren’t that high.  People expect to see a cool t-shirt sold at your concerts, and hope that your album art is interesting, but they’re more interested in what you do than what you give them. That doesn’t let you off…
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Advertising: A Comparison Between the Early-Mid 1900s and Now

Plymouth (1938) & Infinity (2011) Comparison

It’s not a stretch to say that advertising has changed considerably over the last 100 years.  Technological and sociological shifts have both had a huge impact on the form advertising takes, and what themes it presents.  Some of these changes are very obvious, and some are more subtle.  Today, we’ll take a look at some modern advertising (within the last 5 years), and compare them to some advertisements from the early to mid part of the 20th century and consider the possibility of a ‘retro-advertising’ comeback. One of the most obvious changes in advertising in the last 80 or so…
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