About Matt Jacoby

Hello, I'm Matt Jacoby, one of the co-founders at Eleven Music Career Center. I'm excited that you are here and ready to make music a career!

Getting Fans: How to Build a Fanbase in Music


In this article, I’m going to share with you 5 steps you can use to start building your fanbase. Whether you’re just starting from scratch or have a ton of followers and are looking to scale up, these methods will help you expand your reach little by little. Of course, everything takes time and patience, but if you’re willing to put in the work, it will be well worth the wait. Let’s go! Your Music Business Needs Customers (Fanbase) Like any organization, your music business requires that you attract and sell to your customers. Whether ...

Getting Fans: How to Build a Fanbase in Music2023-04-27T14:42:45-05:00

The Revenue You May Be Missing Out On


As a new band starting out, you might immediately think that there are only a couple of ways to earn extra revenue.  Between that and the fact that people around you are telling you to give up the musical dream and get a real job, you might think that music will never be an actual job.  But I have good news for you: music IS a real job, and those people don’t get it.

The Revenue You May Be Missing Out On2022-09-05T22:35:43-05:00

SXSW: The Ultimate Guide to Representing your Band and Brand


It’s almost March, and if you’re in the music industry, you know what time it is: South by Southwest (SXSW) time!  As many bands make the annual trek to Austin to either perform or promote, we thought it would be a good idea to put together a guide that covers some important things to remember when representing yourself, your band, your business and your music to fans and industry professionals, at SXSW or any music event.  These opportunities are about making a good impression and educating yourself, not getting discovered and signed!

SXSW: The Ultimate Guide to Representing your Band and Brand2022-09-05T23:25:35-05:00
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