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Successful Artists Lead

You Are A Leader

Any artist with big success has fans. You want fans. But what are fans? Fans are followers. Followers follow a leader. Successful artists are leaders. You must be a leader. Word-of-Mouth Marketing guru Seth Godin in his book Tribes talks about this very thing. He states, “A tribe is a group of people connected to one […]

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The White Moment

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Did you ever wonder how an athlete could keep going, through pain, through fatigue, through injury and disappointment? Or how an actor could push on through rejection, crap reviews, tabloid smut, through everything? How is it that a basketball player could practice his jump shot again and again and again? And how can you get […]

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Restructuring for Success

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As artists, we all have problems with motivation every now and then. On Artists Underground, we have discussed a few ways to become and stay motivated, including using time efficiency and accountability. Another way to keep motivated is to surround yourself with artists and individuals who are better than you. “You are the average of the […]

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Week 2C: World’s Best Time Wasters for Artists

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It’s not just artists, freelancers and small business startups that suffer bastardization in this society. Anybody stepping out of the herd is wandering into the sights of the wolves. I don’t just mean wicked people out to destroy you, or even societal assumptions and ignorance. Remember the little demon and angel on everyone’s shoulder, fighting […]

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