B-SIDES #16: Building a Community Around Your Music


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Inspired by our interview with Tim Schmoyer, this week's B-SIDES episode is all about community, and why you should build a community around your music. Enjoy, and let us know what you think over on our YouTube channel!


  • We talk about different types of online communities and the ones we use regularly
  • “The strongest communities revolve not around interests, but common beliefs” - Tim Schmoyer
  • We talk about how musicians can create stronger relationships with their audience by building communities around their music
  • We talk about Marcio's Facebook group and how it's helped him and other fans connect with one another
  • "Your personality is almost as, if not more, important than your music - because people are more likely to support you if they feel some kind of connection with you and share the same interests and values." - Ross Barber-Smith
  • We discuss ways you can start building a community around what you do
  • "Keep in touch with your audience and make them feel appreciated!" - Marcio Novelli


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