Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 5:00 PM (CDT)
austin music foundation + memphis music foundation present:
MARTIN ATKINS' SXSW KICK OFF PARTY FEATURING:
Kick off your SXSW and learn from these indie music luminaries as they share tips, secrets, and strategies to help bands more creatively and effectively promote themselves in today's DIY music business climate. Note: venue is subject to capacity restraints. Admission on a first come, first serve basis.
IN THIS FREE EVENT, you will learn:
• NEW STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS
• how to create offline word of mouth
• how to use engagement marketing to reach your fans
• rock 'n roll from a 15' robot
• promotion strategies and more....
ABOUT MARTIN ATKINS
Martin Atkins is the definition of entrepreneurial activity in cultural arts endeavors, his 30+ years in the music business spans across genres and borders and industries.
He was a member of Public Image Ltd and Killing Joke. He founded industrial supergroup Pigface, The Damage Manual, and Murder Inc., and has contributed to Nine Inch Nails and Ministry. He is the owner of Invisible Records and Mattress Factory Recording Studios (est. 1988). He is the author of Tour:Smart and Welcome to the Music Business You're Fucked, a syndicated blogger, and teaches at Madison Media Institute.
Martin is a producer, drummer, documentary film maker, DJ, and father of four. Whatever the future of music is, you can pretty much bet that he’ll be in the middle of it.
ABOUT JULIE NIEHOFF
Julie Niehoff has more than fifteen years in communications, specializing in
technology marketing. In her role as Sr. Development Director at Constant Contact, Julie’s primary focus is on education. She speaks at conferences and facilitates seminars and workshops. Julie also manages training and development for all Constant Contact regional programs and employees. Her primary focus is on helping small businesses, and nonprofits incorporate technology into their marketing plans, finding creative, affordable, effective strategies for building strong relationships with their customers and member base. Julie is a member of NSA, MPI, TTIA, serves on the marketing communications committee for Association of Fundraising professionals, vice-chair of membership, marketing & communications for Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations.
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