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indie bible music promotion: image of a jazz sax player performing live on stage "Several months ago my husband and I bought your Indie Bible online and I have to say it has been fantastic. My husband's CD is being played all over Europe right now and has become very popular. " - Sally Rodgers, Songwriter

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indie bible music promotion: image of a punk lead singer performing on stage "Websites come and go within 6 months to a year. The Indie Bible is the only music resource that stays on top of who's around and who's not. They also focus primarily on music sites that have actual value to artists. All the musicians I work with personally are required to have a copy!" - Tim Sweeney, author of "Tim Sweeney's Guide to Releasing Independent Records"

"THANK YOU - thanks for all your help in this cold, hard, corporate music world. You rock!" - Mia,

"We believe that The Indie Bible is the most comprehensive & useful tool that is available to the independent artist & industry person alike. Thanks for all of your work & integrity in providing this service!" - Leigh Silberg, United Global Artists

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"You are doing a great job for us musicians. THANKS again! " - Juliette Esper, Recording Artist

"As a reviewer I can vouch for the advice in the "Getting Your Music Reviewed" section. Christ if only a tiny fraction of the submitters to my site read the advice in this section I'd be one happy hombre. Please. For my sanity. - Art Grauer, The Circular Cosmic Spot

"Buying a copy won't guarantee a gold record, but it will give those willing to devote time and energy to promotion numerous ideas and outlets for exposure. It also serves as an excellent resource for anyone that is directly related to helping bands and artists gain exposure, like promoters and labels. " - Christopher Grotke,

"There are many books on the market for venue, magazine, club and other listings, and depending upon your goals you may need more than one. But in this day and age, if I were an independent musician (or a publicist/manager who worked with one), I'd grab this book in a heartbeat. It's only a starting point, however, and how you use the information (and whom you put your trust in) will ultimately tell the tale. Good luck!" - Bill Holmes, Cosmik Debris
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