sxsw

Dear Artists: Why Are You Pressing All Of Those CDs?

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Because journalists aren't listening to them.

SPORTS

10 Point Plan For Throwing The Perfect Super Bowl Party

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Your road map to hosting the best party that people will want to come back to next year.

#Twitter

Here’s The Most Important Thing Every Artist Should Stop Doing In 2014

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A few months ago, a rapper - or the person running this Twitter account - told me he was going to shoot my newborn son in the head. Let me rewind.

shipping

How To Ship Your Gifts Without Them Getting Destroyed

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If you're shipping gifts, here's why you should use a credit card. And also a cooler.

viral video

How-To Make A How-To Video About How-To Cook Hard Boiled Eggs

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For everyone struggling to film themselves cooking eggs.

tampons

‘How to Insert a Tampon’ is an important video + The Morning Links

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Maybe you think inserting tampons isn't a skill you need to have, Mostly Male Readers.

TWERKING

How To Twerk: The Definitive Instructional Video

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YouTube teaches us how to dance like the children with "How To Twerk," the definitive instructional guide.

Mr. Robotic

How To Make Money Licensing Music, As Told By Mr. Robotic

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/mr-robotic-music-licensing-interview.jpg"></a>Words By Holly H | <a href="http://www.twitter.com/holl_x">@holl_x</a> Up-and-coming artists are always looking for ways to monetize their hustle.

Tef Poe

How To Master Marketing And Networking, As Told By Tef Poe

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/tef.jpg"></a>Words By Holly H | <a href="http://www.twitter.com/holl_x">@holl_x</a> Tef Poe has had a big, busy year.

Urban Bytes

Dear Rapper: A Journalist’s Guide To Being The Subject Of A Feature Interview

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The increase of Indie and DIY artists has meant that more acts are using guerrilla and play-it-by-ear approaches to building their respective brands.

the pope

An Illustrated Guide To Becoming The Next Pope

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How the hell does one become the pope? Well, here ya go. You're welcome!

#Comics

Gamma Squad's Ultimate Guide To Comics For Beginners, Part Four: How To Navigate A Crossover

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Crossovers can be exciting, or annoying. Here's how to deal with 'em.

#Comics

Gamma Squad’s Ultimate Guide To Comics For Beginners, Part Three: The Big Four Publishers

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Here are the four biggest publishers in comics, in terms of reputation, what they tend to publish, and how they work.

#Comics

Gamma Squad’s Ultimate Guide To Comics For Beginners Part Two: How To Pick Up An Ongoing Series

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In this installment, we explain how to get on board an already rolling book.

the gym

This Guy Is An Expert At Picking Up Ladies At The Gym

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Also important and covered in this video: how to properly dump a chick at the gym. Totally useful knowledge.

SMOKE BREAK

Dear Rapper, Abandon These 8 Marketing Strategies

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Every couple of years, the musical landscape undergoes seismic shifts.

#Facebook

How to Block Those Annoying Political Posts on Facebook

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If you just can't take the political posts (and the endless debates that come with them) in your Facebook feed any longer, here's how you can essentially block them from ever appearing again.

SMOKE BREAK

Dear Struggling Rapper, Here Are 5 Easy Steps To Success

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Words: <a href="http://www.chrisdeline.com/">Chris Deline</a> | <a href="https://twitter.com/ChrisDeLine">@ChrisDeLine</a> “I don’t think there’s any magic key to promotion — you send emails, you manage your web presence, you cultivate your email list or Facebook page or whatever, you hand out flyers, you do the same stuff people have been doing for years now; the real key happens before all of that,” explained Minneapolis-based MC and two-time National Poetry Slam champion <a href="http://www.guante.info/">Guante</a>.

SMOKE BREAK

The 8 People Every Successful Rapper Needs On The Team

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The concept of DIY has been abused to send people down the wrong roads of professionalism.


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