Tamasha & Dominique’s Danimals Dance

Starring my daughters: Tamasha & Dominique Just wanted to share a project that I am doing with them. They grew excited and wanted to enter a video contest demonstrating how Danimals Smoothie turns their ordinary day into an extra ordinary day. I have to say that they did an awesome job from their concept to their wardrobe designing to the hard work they put into filming it. Dominique (9) did the co-directing. I’m serious. First of all this was her baby. She’s the one who came to me about doing it. Then… when I drew up a storyboard for it, … Continue reading Tamasha & Dominique’s Danimals Dance

Episode 4: Songs in the Keywords of your Band Site

The Business of Music – And Your Role In It – Episode 4: Songs in the Keywords of your Band Site When it comes to your band’s website, just like in music, playing in the wrong key can hurt you. In this episode we tackle on the topic of the band website keywords and the importance of it in regards to SEO and placement. Continue reading Episode 4: Songs in the Keywords of your Band Site

Episode 3: Band Website Content

The Business of Music – And Your Role In It – Episode Three: Band Website Content In this episode we focus on the band website’s content. When it comes to the site’s content, always keep in mind of the understanding that you are either deepening or you are diminishing your relationship with your visitors. Another thing you may really want to consider (which I did not mention in the video) is the type of email address to use when correspoding regarding your band website.   People tend to take you more seriously when you are corresponding with them using a geniune … Continue reading Episode 3: Band Website Content

Why Artist Development Makes A Difference

Artist development in the music industry has evolved over time, leaving most of the early progress to the artist themselves. For the most part, the days are gone when a record label developed up and coming talent. The question continuously arises for those young artists, “where do I start”? With the advent of the Internet, the possibilities are mind boggling. Many artists put in their mission statement, simply that they want a record deal, thinking that is all they need to succeed for career in music. Most don’t have a clue what it takes to get that deal, let alone … Continue reading Why Artist Development Makes A Difference

Kato Interview with JoVan Smith of Designs By Jovee – 2003 [a TMOTT DVD Magazine Excerpt]

This is an excerpt taken from the TMOTTGoGo DVD Magazine — 2003. In this particular clip, Kato is interview a young JaVon Smith, creator of Designs By Jovee. There are times when it is almost difficult to understand parts of the interview, because they were actually just in the green room while an actual fashion show was in prograss. However, the information that JaVon shares, as well as the presentation that Designs By Jovee delivers, makes the watching of the clip very enjoyable. TMOTTGoGo DVD Magazine was originally released in 2003. This was the only DVD Magazine released by TMOTTGoGo, … Continue reading Kato Interview with JoVan Smith of Designs By Jovee – 2003 [a TMOTT DVD Magazine Excerpt]