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9 Benefits of Artist Booking Agency Software

By Joe Bell | November 24, 2021

Considering that breaking an artist into a major market can cost $2 million, managing artist bookings requires finesse, attention to detail and a high degree of organization. It involves a lot of site visits and…

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How to Find the Best Artist Booking Platform for Live Music

By Joe Bell | November 17, 2021

After being cooped up inside for a year and a half, people just want to get out and do something. Many people are turning toward live music events even when money is tight. As a…

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8 Tips on Building a Concert Budget Template to Guide the Settlement

By Joe Bell | November 8, 2021

As the live music industry comes back to life, we need to ensure that every dollar we spend on putting on grand events is used effectively. Likely due to COVID impact, 66% of event organizers…

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Music Booking Agent Software: Managing Your Roster’s Calendar

By growthdigital | October 29, 2021

Securing venues for the artists you represent is all about relationships. Ensuring that all the parties you work with are adequately taken care of is crucial to your success as a booking agent. But let’s…

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Concert Venue Settlement Best Practices

By Joe Bell | October 21, 2021

At the end of a fantastic show, everyone just wants to get paid and go home. Settling a show the right way guarantees that the event ends on a high note. And if you know…

The Best Event Management Software for Live Music Venues

By Joe Bell | October 7, 2021

It’s Time to Evolve to Event Management Software There’s a lot that goes into planning a spectacular event. You know this, and for some reason, you’re sticking to the same old legacy system you’ve always…

Prism Announces $8 Million Series A Funding Round to Scale Market Share With Agency Platform Launch

By Joe Bell | October 1, 2021

Prism, the leader in live music management software, announced today it has raised an $8 million Series A funding round led by Austin-based Stephen Cook. Cook is joined with strong support from Jay Jensen and…

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Venue Management Software: Why You Need It NOW

By Joe Bell | September 30, 2021

Hey, you. Yeah, you, the venue manager with the desk covered in sticky notes and the Excel spreadsheet pulled up on your computer. The one who has to switch from system to system to get…

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6 Tips to Build a Solid Business Plan for Your Live Music Venue

By Juan Torres | September 15, 2021

For many, opening and managing a venue is a dream come true. However, as with every creative endeavor, it requires as much rational planning as passion. The most important part is building a business plan…

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How to Manage a Music Artist the Easy Way

By Juan Torres | September 7, 2021

Even the coolest rock stars make mistakes. Hey, we’re all human, and it’s just an inevitable part of life. But with the proper tools and anticipation, mistakes on your end and theirs can be avoided.…

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