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Writing Good Bios

By Ari Herstand, posted 03/15/19 09:20:10

HOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE BAND BIO
Ari Herstand for Ari's Take

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Make sure you have three bios: a long one, a short one (1 or 2 paragraphs, definitely under 500 words) and an elevator pitch. Make sure every bio includes pronunciation of the name. Your bio should be written in the third person.

Your long and short bios can be on your website. The elevator pitch is not mean to be written anywhere, but just for you to think about.
Your long bio can be structured like this:

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Start the bio off with a quote from a band member or press outlet or a lyric from one of your songs. Something that sets the tone and is indicative of what your project is about.

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