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Your YouTube Channel””Tips, Tricks and Analytics

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Thursday, January 21, 2016 – 1:00pm to 1:30pm Location: NAMM Idea Center (Level 1 Lobby)  Add to Calendar Want practical ideas to improve your YouTube channel and video marketing? Jen Lowe of Boom Boom Percussion moderates this exciting panel discussion with three YouTube and video marketing experts: Ben Werlin of MusicStoreLive, Nick Gordon of D’Addario and Michael […]

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Retail Boot Camp

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The best intensive one-day training for your music retail business Wednesday January 20,2016 8 AM Want to increase your average sale? Run special events that boost traffic? Build an inventory mix that turns? Increase your store’s worth? You’ll get all this and more at Retail Boot Camp””the best intensive one-day training for your music retail […]

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Print Music ““ Still Your “Best Bet” – RPMDA – April 30, 2015

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Alan Friedman, Friedman, Kannenberg & Co. and Friends Rumors of Print’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated As a retailer’s cost of doing business continues to rise, exacerbated by their customer’s expectation to buy print music product online and in digital form, it’s become popular to pontificate about the financial demise of print music. Whether at […]

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Good Debt is a Good Thing

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By Alan Friedman | Daniel Jobe Published on: October 29, 2014 Session Time: January 24, 2015 – 4:00pm In the world of music retailing, everyone is afraid to use the “F” word: finance. Why? Because many retailers believe that when you borrow money to stock inventory, you’re bound to get yourself in trouble with high interest rates and […]

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Proven Money-Makers for 2015

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By Alan Friedman | Bob Kohl | Frank Pampanella | Gayle Beacock Published on: October 29, 2014 Session Time: January 23, 2015 – 2:30pm You’re looking for a new and proven revenue stream for 2015, but you don’t want to make a bad investment. If this sounds familiar, today’s your lucky day! This no-nonsense session will delve into three sure-fire revenue-generating activities […]

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How to Turn Your Aging Inventory Into Cash

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By Alan Friedman | Bob Popyk Published on: October 29, 2014 Session Time: January 22, 2015 – 12:00pm Do you have one too many products celebrating a birthday at your store? Is distressed merchandise choking your inventory? Join Bob Popyk, sales expert and Music Trades Magazine columnist, and Alan Friedman, music retail financial guru and partner at Friedman, Kannenberg & […]

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NAMM Retail Boot Camp

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8:30 a.m.”“9 a.m.: Registration and refreshments 9 a.m.”“5 p.m.: Retail Boot Camp (lunch served at noon) MORNING PROGRAM Create lifelong customers, and keep your retail business growing. After rave reviews at Summer NAMM, Brian Parsley joins us in Anaheim for a training program you won’t get anywhere else. Uncover limitless opportunities for generating increased sales, […]