15th of March Blog update

prepaddysThe world is about to go green! And I don’t mean environmentally (I wish…), I mean the St. Patrick’s day is almost here. For the past few days I watched truck after truck stock up the pubs around Temple Bar with more and more barrels of beer. And boy do they drink a lot of it here over the next few days ๐Ÿ˜€ I am working flat out over the next two weeks between the sessions and Sliotar shows. But I had a productive week ๐Ÿ™‚ My new album “After The Storm” is finally sent to the distributor and out of my hands. I am extremely happy how it turned out, but as always, I am already planning ahead ๐Ÿ˜‰

But for now, lets check out what got posted on my blog this week:

This week’s song “Fool” is kind of appropriate as it is all about a massive hangover. I’m sure there will be few people suffering one this week ๐Ÿ˜‰ Check out the song here:


Monday I was talking about the importance for musicians to keep their feet on the ground:

Keep your feet on the ground

It is hard to be successful in the arts, until you accept the importance of being able to sell:

Quick tip 46 Sales

Music business is tough. In fact, it is only the fittest that survive:

Survival of the fittest

As well as sales, you should learn where and how to advertise your music:

Quick tip 47 Advertise

I did an interview in the Castledown radio last week, you can listen to it here:

Castledown radio interview

It is so easy to get stuck on the numbers, thinking bigger is always better. But often the opposite is the truth:

Quick tip 48 Bigger is not always better

I aspire to inspire ๐Ÿ™‚ On Thursday’s blog post I spilled the beans on how I am far from perfect, but I get stuff done. And how you should let it inspire you to do great things:

If I can do it, so can you!

Here’s another Quick tip, this one is about how to use quick videos to promote your music:

Quick tip 49 Quick videos

Check out how your Twitter presence can effect your Google ranking:

Quick tip 50 Google & Twitter

And last but not least, here’s a video I posted yesterday. Check it out:

Anytime Video

That’s all for this week. Take care of your self during the St. Patrick’s festivities ๐Ÿ˜‰


The author J.P. Kallio is a singer songwriter
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