The Art of Tasteful Boasting : How to Write a Great Band Bio

The folks at recently invited me to be a guest on their webinar about writing great band bios and taglines. It was called “The Art of Tasteful Boasting” and featured 3 panelists: Julia Rogers, Editor in Chief at; Jem Bahaijoub, Founder of imaginePR; and… me.

Some of the band-bio topics we discussed:

* How do you get started writing a band bio?

* How do you deal with writer’s block?

* How do you find your narrative voice? 1st Vs. 3rd person bios?

* What is the relevant information you should include in your band bio?

* What are brag-able accomplishments? What is too much?

* How long should your band bio be?

Recordings of the webinar are now available on YouTube (video embedded above) and SoundCloud. To listen on SoundCloud, or to view a quick summary of some of the takeaway points, check out’s website.

How to Write a Great Band Bio

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