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WWAHM INSIDERS and EXPO HOTEL UPDATE
February 10, 2015

WWAHM INSIDERS HURRY!

You can still take advantage of the special Insider pricing for WWAHM 2015-1 but just until Thursday, Feb 12th!

Save 25% on the one category price and over 20% on two categories.

These co-writes are precious to the winners. Yes, it's a contest and unfortunately there can only be one ultimate winner in each category. But there is another advantage that you may not realize.

The songs in our contests get listened to by some talented and well-positioned people, even before the last round of judging by the hit writers and/or their publishers.

There has been more than one instance already where the judge wanted to find out more about an artist or a song that didn't even get forwarded by them.

Sometimes it's how APPROPRIATE your song feels for a particular artist or project that makes the difference, not whether your song is "good enough." And the more people who know about you and your music, the more opportunities there are for them to think of YOU when a new project needs songs. It's good to make friends and fans in the industry.

Join WWAHM! (Ends Feb 20th. Special pricing ends Feb 12th!)

GO HERE: http://wwahm.com/insider/

And THANKS for being one of us! :)

REMINDER! THUNDER CLAP US PLEASE :)

Marriott Update

Our pal and sales rep Bill Gesler at the Marriott has informed us that the room situation at the Marriott is not looking good for those who still haven't booked their stay.

But not to worry! There are several hotels (one right next door) close by. Here's a list if you find that the Marriott is full:

Alternatives to Marriott if Rooms N/A:

Motel 6 Buellton 333 McMurray Road, Buellton (805) 688-7797

Quality Inn 630 Avenue Of The Flags, Buellton (805) 688-0022

Days Inn Windmill 114 East Highway 246, Buellton (805) 688-8448

Pea Soup Andersens Inn 51 East Hwy 246, Buellton (800) 732-7687

Meet and Greet at SoHo Santa Barbara Wednesday February 25th!

Don't forget our Wednesday Meet and Greet at the fabulous SoHo restaurant and music venue on the 25th, the day before the Expo starts!

If you are local or get in early PLEASE PLAN ON ATTENDING!

And if you would like to play on the Open Mic that night, COME EARLY, because there will be a LOT of songwriters with instrument in hand!

COME ON!

When: Wednesday, February 25th 6pm-10pm
Where: Soho Restaurant & Music CLub
1221 State St # 205
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Directions
Get off the 101 at the Carrillo Exit.
If coming from north, turn left onto Carrillo St...If coming from south, turn right.
Go straight for 4 blocks, then make a left turn on Chapala St.
Go Straight 2 blocks until you see Anapamu St. Go past Anapamu and turn right into the parking lot in the middle of the block.
SOhO is upstairs in the courtyard connected to the parking lot.

If you have any questions about the Expo, call Jim at 970-259-9747.

If you have questions about WWAHM, email mrjack@durangosong.com.

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THUNDERCLAP US PLEASE!!

Hey, there's a very cool new promotional website/tool that we want to share with you...and also ask you to PLEASE THUNDERCLAP US!

We're doing a lot of extra promotion this year (our 20th!) and Thunderclap can help all of us. We'll be happy to Thunderclap YOUR gig or product release!

It only takes a sec. Go HERE! http://thndr.it/1z7Aw6E

We're doing a lot of extra promotion this year (our 20th!) and Thunderclap can help all of us. We'll be happy to Thunderclap YOUR gig or product release!

THANKS!!!!

WHAT'S YOUR EXPO SUCCESS STORY?

Something that starts happening a lot in the last 30 days is people facebooking and emailing us with updates: success stories and life changes.

It Blows Us Away!

One of our peeps called this week to share that in the last year he has gotten 20 songs placed in the popular TV show Heart of Dixie.

TWENTY!!

MANY of those cuts were co-written with OTHER Expo-ites!

And another called to say "I just had Salvation Army Switzerland use my music in their commercial!

(And that was just ONE of her recent successes!)

We have had major publishing deals (several) just since the last Expo in October.

We have had MANY Expo-ites get placed in film or TV.

AND, OH BTW...Meghan Trainor went #1 and is nominated for TWO Grammys on Feburary 8th!

Tell us YOUR success story and send a recent pic to jack@durangosong.com.

We are making a video reel of the staggering number of success stories coming from The Durango Songwriters Expo [Since 1996!]

WWAHM UNDERWAY!!

OUR TWO HIT SONGWRITERS for WWAHM 2015-1!!!

Pop Category - Alissa Moreno

Country Category - Bernie Nelson

We will be posting, emailing and youtubing about our writers over the coming days. Click on their links to find out more about them now.

This is gonna be a GREAT WWAHM!!!

WWAHM WARM-UP WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Thanks to all of you who helped spread the word about WWAHM by sharing our upcoming contest on Facebook and Twitter, and to friends.

Here are the five winners, listed below. Each winner will receive an upload link to submit their songs after the contest is underway.

CONGRATS ALL and THANKS!!!

1. Dan Lowe
2. Andy Ard
3. Joee Corso
4. John Pawlak
5. Jenny Lehman

Questions? Email wwahmcontest@gmail.com

HAVE YOU REGISTERED YET?

Just another quick reminder that REGISTRATION IS OPEN and well underway for our upcoming Expo in Santa Ynez California February 26-28 2015!

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS AT ALL, CALL JIM ATTEBERY
AT 970-259-9747

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IT'S ALL ABOUT THAT EXPO!!

Our own Meghan Trainor NOMINATED FOR TWO GRAMMYS! (Well, she didn't win a Grammy but...wow, what a year for Meghan!)

Meghan's debut album sales EXPLODING!!!

WRITING FOR FILM/TV? GET A FREE RELEASE FORM TEMPLATE!

GET THIS SPECIAL OFFER FROM mrJack!

FREE REPORT: Top Ten Tips for Getting Your Music in Films and TV Shows

The report includes a free SAMPLE Musician/Vocalist Release Form.
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Amazing stuff! Thanks Algie Powers!
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