VIDEO: NARM MusicBiz 2013 Recap

NARM released their official video recap of this year’s festivities, including a segment from TAG’s Ted Cohen giving his acceptance speech for their renowned Presidential Award for Sustained Industry Achievement (shown around the 1:16 mark). Cohen takes this opportunity to predict a bright future for the music industry: “I’ve been trying to deal with a […]


Posted by Ted • Wednesday, June 12, 2013 .

SF Intercom Sketches TAG Strategic at NARM’s Music Biz 2013

TAG Strategic had an exceptional week at Music Biz 2013, from moderating panels to our Managing Partner receiving NARM’s esteemed Presidential Award for Sustained Industry Achievement. We were thrilled to meet Stefan Aronsen, a Graphic Designer based in San Francisco who sketches speakers (complete with fun quotations) at the events and conferences he frequents. Check out his website and enjoy the images he created of TAG Strategic below. Thanks, Stefan!


Posted by Ted • Tuesday, May 14, 2013 .

TAG Managing Partner Ted Cohen Honored by NARM

LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2013 — Music and tech evangelist Ted Cohen was honored today with the NARM Presidential Award for Sustained Industry Achievement, recognizing his work for more than 30 years to promote music and advance consumers’ access to music in all its forms and formats. The Award was presented at the Music Biz 2013 Breakfast & Opening Session in Los Angeles by NARM President Jim Donio.


Posted by Ted • Wednesday, May 8, 2013 .

Video: Ted Cohen Interview at Austin Tech Talk SXSW

In the midst of a classically busy SXSW week, TAG Strategic Managing Partner Ted Cohen sat down with Rami Korhonen (Playmysong) for a 20-minute candid interview tackling major issues facing the music industry and tech community today. Hosted by LiveMusicStage as part of Austin Tech Talk, this interview originally streamed live from NARM’s SXSW booth on March 12th, 2013.


Posted by Ted • Thursday, March 21, 2013 .

Billboard Cover Story: NARM, Billboard, and TAG Target TV Music Discovery in New White Paper, Billboard, and TAG Strategic Target TV Music Discovery in New White Paper Content based on Music Biz 2012 session ‘Music & TV: Enabling Discovery for the Connected Consumer’ May 18, 2012 –, the virtual home of music business association NARM’s digital initiatives, has teamed up with Billboard and TAG Strategic to produce the […]


Posted by Ted • Friday, May 18, 2012 .

NARM Blog: NARM@SXSW Featuring Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

NARM’s Bill Wilson and TAG Strategic’s Ted Cohen joined forces to present a lively discussion during “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure: Digital Music Redux” on Wednesday at SXSW. They discussed the state of digital music, artist royalty rates and label licensing terms. Along with 955 Dreams, IODA, New Reach Consulting and WMG, Bill also presented […]


Posted by Ted • Thursday, March 17, 2011 .