You’re not just promoting a show. You’re promoting your artistic brand so think long-term. In fact, if you’re only talking when you have an event to promote, you’re likely wearing your audience thin. Make it less about me, me, me and offer your fans something. What you’re actually looking to do is create a presence that lives beyond any one single show and keeps you top of mind, part of the conversation. In an... read more
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