One Year Later

Well, we've made it! CCM Indie will be one year old at the beginning of the year and we are thrilled at the response it has gotten. Not only have we been able to bring you the best in industry information, but also developed new opportunities specially designed for indie artists...

Distribution 101, Pt. 3

Independence is defined as a state of being free from outside control and authority. For the independent musician, remaining independent can be incredibly liberating and extraordinarily burdensome - all at the same time. Those with a fierce work ethic and independent mindset wouldn't change it.

Our God Reigns

Life is crazy, no doubt. We're all busier than we should be and we can't even keep up with our email much less our own lives. Work seems all consuming, our families often get our time leftovers and many of our churches are trying to come up with more programs to fill whatever is left.

Maximizing Your PR

So you have determined you need and are ready for a national PR campaign and you've just hired a publicist. Now what? There are basic elements, tasks and procedures you and your publicist will engage in, but in order to get the most out of your campaign, there are a few details you should know...

Get Backstage.

Lindsey Kirkendall (@ccmindie) discusses the appeal of the elusive Backstage Pass and shares Tom Jackson's new resource, the "Backstage Pass", which offers a plethora of knowledge that may overwhelm your ears and eyes.

Marianne Keith: Finding Her Voice

It was love at first note for Marianne Keith. The stage, the audience, and the way her words affected others began stirring something inside her and just like that, it was the beginning of a beautiful relationship.