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Music for Business – Industry Forecast

Music for Business – Industry Forecast

Where is the Music for Business industry going?  In this post I’ll make a general forecast considering the industry’s current situation, evolving technology, and consumer preferences.   Current Situation The music for business industry was once dominated by...

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Hobby’s Deli | Three Lessons in Operational Excellence

Hobby’s Deli | Three Lessons in Operational Excellence

On Saturday I took my family on the one-hour drive to Newark, NJ, for the express purpose of lunch at Hobby’s Deli and Restaurant.  It had been years since I had a great corned beef and pastrami sandwich and on Saturday morning I happened to have stumbled on some web...

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Seven Expert Tips for Great Business Music Service

Seven Expert Tips for Great Business Music Service

Recently we were in New Jersey, and went to dinner at a restaurant that had been recommended to us. It was casual fine dining. Upon entering there was a bar to the left, and the dining room was to the right. Much to our surprise, blaring from the bar was a heavy rock...

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Taylor Swift Was Right About Apple Music

Taylor Swift Was Right About Apple Music

In a June tumblr post, Taylor Swift raised concerns about Apple Music (a new personal streaming music service) not paying copyright owners during a free three month customer trial.   She even withheld from Apple, release of her new album, 1989.  Her position...

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What is the Best Music for My Business?

What is the Best Music for My Business?

What’s the best music for my business?  We hear that question in one form or another quite frequently, especially from new customers. In some circles it’s a question that can lead to a long, complicated discussion leaving the customer puzzled. But with some clear...

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How to Fix Inconsistent Volume with Business Music

How to Fix Inconsistent Volume with Business Music

How do I fix inconsistent volume with my business music? It's a question that comes up fairly routinely and in this post we're going to tell you how it can be done. First some background starting with the source - the audio recording.  In simple terms, a playlist is a...

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Red Robin Music | An Example of Operational Mediocrity

Red Robin Music | An Example of Operational Mediocrity

Red Robin Music - Playing Madonna's, Like a Virgin? Today's blog gives me a chance to combine my role at UMix with a far more important role in my life - dad.  I think anyone can relate to the Red Robin case below - but parents in particular will find it hitting close...

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