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MIC PGH Is...

Where Music Careers Begin

Welcome to MIC PGH (Music Industry Connected, Pittsburgh), home of the world's first IMBM: "Indie Music Business Model".

We're "Where Music Careers Begin".

The IMBM teaches how to create and manage your own independent music career without a label's help, from any non-hub city (not LA, NYC, or Nashville). It's all about making money off your music, creating a true fanbase, and honing in on your passion & grit with marathon patience. We simplified the "how" of all that with our IMBM.

It took us over 7 years of unique business/creative experiments and research, but now we're finally sharing everything here at our IMBM Sanctuary blog. Our goal is that if you follow us, we'll help you answer your "what the crap do I do now?" questions you have about starting or redirecting your music careers.

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TAKE ME STRAIGHT TO THAT IMBM!

Pittsburgh is the first indie music industry city -- in this new age of the music industry it's about time you can follow an entire universe of successful indie musicians and watch how we do what we do, so you can mimic us in your hometowns.

Follow the PGH Indie Music Universe on all our social media & sign up for the mailing list. Or miss out. We make it fun, if we were you, we'd follow us.

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THe IMBM

The WorlD's First "Indie Music Business Model"

We're not kidding when we say this is the world's first IMBM. All of the material available online and on the shelves for "how to be a musician" is anecdotal, unlike our IMBM which is a researched methodology. None of that information is bad information, it's just not applicable to everyone, and we wanted to create something that was.

While we happen to enjoy business over here at MIC, we understand that most musicians don't, so we created a business-informed, research-intensive, "Pick Your Own Adventure" gamified format for our business model. So, this is an early graphic version because we're spending all of 2017 releasing the IMBM here on the Sanctuary, but to give you an idea it looks like this:

3 Prep Steps & 3 Levels you climb to your own definition of success in your music career.

The Sanctuary takes you through the "game" of the IMBM, piece by piece, so you're not overwhelmed. You pick the activities you want to do out of each of the categories, so it's customized to what you want to do/not do -- but we've got your back covered, so you don't miss anything that you really can't afford to miss if you want a longterm sustainable indie music career. We make those boring parts simple and fun, our promise to you.

Read it all at the Sanctuary blog. Sign up for the mailing list, so you never miss a new Sanctuary, too!

And if you're wondering why we share all this information freely, it's because you following us and supporting the PGH Indie Music Universe in that way is more valuable than us sticking our hands in your pockets for a couple bucks. Get in the conversation with us at the Sanctuary and on social media -- we want to see you rocking your indie music careers, no matter what city you're in! Seriously, that's why we do all this work. For you.

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what WE OFFER

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Strategy

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Differentiation for defining competitive arena and premium pricing

"True Fanism"

"True Fanism" for long-term high-value customers and referrals

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HOW WE PROVE THE IMBM 

Follow the PGH INDIE Music Universe

Ah yes, the PGH Indie Music Universe you get to follow to see how we, step-by-step, all simultaneously boost each other here in Pittsburgh to hit our indie music success goals. Here's a teaser of the main musicians that we actually manage and experiment with -- but if you follow our social media you'll see that our crew here is pretty massive. 

These are the main musicians on the MIC PGH team - we manage these careers, directly or in the sense that we work together to teach everyone how to be self-sufficient longterm, and synergistically helping boost each other as we go by meshing our business strategies together.

Emily Plazek Music is the original inspiration of MIC PGH since inception in 2009 - she's MIC's CEO/Founder.
 Kellee Maize is the #1 Google Female Rapper who also inspired the creation of MIC years ago with her own Nakturnal Marketing Universe.
On Tap Productions is a network of creatives led by Andrew Haran (aka rapper FM Snö & producer dERS) that works like a one-stop shop for making music products & releases professional "industry quality" and potential-hitting (plus they specialize in visual arts like graphics and music videos).

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TEAM MEMBERS

 this is our awesome team

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why us

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