The one thing that will save your music career from certain failure.

This is a long post, so here are some important sections you can skip to: Why you need to be making money now. Why you need to get a day job. How to get a day job. How to make money (and get new fans) playing video games. You gotta eat. You gotta have a Continue reading The one thing that will save your music career from certain failure.

The perfect length for a blog post.

I’ve been getting a question frequently: how long should my blog posts be? Is there a minimum word amount for blog posts? Maximum? No. There isn’t. People will tell you otherwise, but I’m telling you there isn’t. Side note: this only counts when online. Magazines and other print media will require specific word counts because Continue reading The perfect length for a blog post.

Content Marketing Brings In Traffic – A Case Study

Increase targeted traffic to your website by posting regular, optimized content focused on bringing value to the reader. Web marketers have pretty much always lived by the rule “content is king,” but that rings true more than ever today. As I wrote in this post, SEO is dying because writing regular content that is focused on Continue reading Content Marketing Brings In Traffic – A Case Study

How to Write With SEO In Mind and Get More Blog Readers

I often tell people that SEO is dead. Like Gary Vaynerchuk says, “marketers ruin everything.” But we’re musicians, right? We’re not marketers. And like my friend Scott Russell said, “you don’t need an SEO specialist. You need a writer that can convey your message clearly enough for a bot to get it.” You’re going to Continue reading How to Write With SEO In Mind and Get More Blog Readers

A Game Design Document (GDD) Tutorial That Will Save You Time And Energy

I have a degree in game design from a state college called IRSC. In our game design classes, the curriculum was pretty adamant that we have a game design document (GDD) for each of our games. The professors weren’t too terribly strict about how it was organized, but there were stipulations on what it should Continue reading A Game Design Document (GDD) Tutorial That Will Save You Time And Energy

5 Important Steps To Designing An Attention-Grabbing Game

  Brief Audio Summary:           Designing games is the most fun thing in the world that can become a life-long career. If you’ve ever had an idea for a game, or played a game and thought “if I made this game, I would have done X differently,” you’re already a game designer. Continue reading 5 Important Steps To Designing An Attention-Grabbing Game