TEM110: Jazz-Pop Duo 23rd Hour on treating your band like a startup, pulling off a successful album launch and how to rock an email campaign
23rd Hour is a jazz-pop duo comprised of Sherry-Lynn Lee and George Paolini.
What You'll Learn:
- How this unlikely pair met and ended up working together (Sherry-Lynn had the courage to ask)
- Why they ended up targeting the wine industry by using the #WineWednesday hashtag (and the many benefits that have come from it)
- How they treat their band as a startup
- How they pulled off a successful album release party at a venue and in a city they had never played in before
- The benefits of partnering with a local charity
- How to send a very successful email campaign with much higher than average open rates and click rates
- The importance of knowing your strengths, delegating and using deadlines when you are in a partnership
- How they managed to climb all the way to #10 on the iTunes Jazz Chart through a combination of a little good luck and a lot of calculated, specific actions
- How a physical guest book can be a great tool to getting people to sign up for your mailing list
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