Month: July 2017

Be Bold (Part Two)

This article, “Be Bold (Part Two)” originally appeared in my weekly newsletter but I wanted to share it again here. Don’t receive my newsletter? Sign up here (the blue box on the right) and get the weekly news delivered to your inbox. Yes, friends, it’s that time again. Time for a reprint of this summertime article. I hope you will enjoy Part Two of this story. Part Two – Turn A Deaf Ear To Your Critics   WARNING!  This article contains material that some may deem offensive. So after J.J. calmly pulled up his trunks and jumped in the pool still...

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Independent’s Day on Independence Day

On this Independence Day I salute all independent artists.  I wholly support them because they face challenges at every turn. But the best of the independents like my client, award winning singer songwriter DeDe Wedekind, embrace their independence, make a plan, build a team and make it happen. Embrace Your Independence My colleague, publicist Brian Mayes personally introduced me to DeDe, but I had known about her music from my role as a Broadjam Pro Reviewer. In that role I get to review songs from independent artists and writers and a month or so before Brian introduced me to her,...

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Be Bold (Part One)

This article, “Be Bold (Part One)” originally appeared in my weekly newsletter but I wanted to share it again here. Don’t receive my newsletter? Sign up here (the blue box on the right) and get the weekly news delivered to your inbox. Be Bold Yes, friends, it’s that time again. Time for a reprint of this summertime article. I hope you will enjoy it. Part One WARNING!  This article contains material that some may deem offensive. In the summertime, one of my favorite activities is to wind down the workday at the pool. The other day, as I was sitting poolside,...

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Chris Keaton

Chris is a Nashville-based entertainment industry executive, award winning music publisher, artist management consultant and a 2016 Inductee in the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.

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