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Member Spotlight: Venture Music

Venture Music

A2IM Associate Member Spotlight: Venture Music

Nashville-based Venture Music launches Venture Academy online with its 12-week “Music Marketing Workshop: Creating a Roadmap for Online Growth” course set to begin on Thurs., Sept. 10. The goal is to provide participants with road-tested ideas and strategies that are relevant right now in the digital landscape.

Open internationally to all ages of artists and music industry professionals looking to create an authentic and effective digital marketing strategy, Venture Academy will be centered around a curriculum that includes live webinars, individual projects, small group discussions and a “Final Pitch Meeting.” The course will be led by Venture CEO and Founder Chris Nardone and his experienced staff of advertising, marketing and social media professionals.

    An overview of the three-month course includes:

  • Weeks 1-3: Building Your Brand and Marketing Strategy
  • Weeks 4-6: Setting Yourself Up For Discovery
  • Weeks 7-9: Using Algorithms to Build a Fan Base
  • Weeks 10-12: Planning an Effective Content Release Cycle

“Our goal with Venture Academy is to open up our experience and expertise to DIY self-starters who are stuck at home right now,” says President and founder Chris Nardone. “This is an idea our team has been working on for a while now. Once the pandemic hit, we decided to refocus and fast track the process of getting it launched.”

The workshop and all related class materials are included in the enrollment fee of $700. The registration deadline is Wed., Sept. 9, and the full application can be viewed at academy.venturemusic.com.

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

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