The line between music fan and music professional has become difficult to draw.
The demise of traditional media and rise of social networks means that fans are as powerful as publicists and radio promoters once were.
Digital distribution has given everyone access to the consumer that was once funneled through a few.
Everyone with a web site had the potential for global reach.
I’m an authority, not because Billboard prints my words, but because I do.
The Bad News: Everyone is your competitor.
The Good News: Innovation is everywhere.
It’s time to stop worrying about the bad and start embracing the good.