About Kevin

Kevin is a Grammy nominated artist, podcaster, and indie musician advocate. He resides in Portland, OR where he is the Director of Marketing for CD Baby (cdbaby.com). Oh, yeah, he also plays guitar in Smalltown Poets.
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    5 Steps to save your new band’s Twitter account from the time wasting black hole!

    I’m in a new band called Hello Morning that is just emerging from the studio and finally ready to get serious about promoting and moving our music forward. Our situation is very similar to the average indie artist, in that we all have jobs, families, and other responsibilities, so when it comes to our music [...]

    Simple steps to lose your Twitter followers

    I clicked the unfollow button on a friend today. It wasn’t an easy decision. I thought about it, and weighed all the options. I even gave second chances, but when it came down to it, I had to do it. Why you ask? Because they continued to commit what some consider to be obvious Twitter [...]

    The New Digital You!

    In the comment section of my previous post, Arthur Pope left an intriguing comment that I thought deserved a post of it’s own. Due to vision impairment, Arthur is not able to tour extensively, therefore, he is not able to participate in what has traditionally been the bread and butter for musicians, the live show [...]

    Twitter 101 for musicians and bands

    Well, at the urging of a few friends, I’ve taken the Twitter plunge. At first, I was confused by the micro-blogging format and thought it to be a little ridiculous, but I hung in there, and I have to say, they were right. Much to my surprise, I’ve found Twitter to be an extremely useful [...]