Steve “FunkWorm” Butler
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Steve ButlerSteve Butler is a music producer from Chicago that has worked in the recording and advertising business for over 15 years. He has produced projects for  major and independent recording artists in the music industry and scored soundtracks  for Warner Brothers, Disney, The Oprah Winfrey Show and indie films. Steve Butler's  years in advertising  created opportunities for him to  produce and write music for hundreds of companies like McDonalds, Verizon, Budweiser, Adidas, Gatorade and many others. Steve  produced and Emmy awarding winning PSA for HBO in 2007, that featured Jamie Fox, Queen Latifah and some the NBA's brightest stars.

Working in advertising for so many years gave Steve the insight, knowledge and experience to connect the world of the recording industry to artist branding and marketing. “This I recognize is the future that will provide a more stable and sustainable income for music artists.”says Butler. Steve used this knowledge and applied them to the heart of the modern music business which is now the Internet.  Steve has researched and developed proven Internet marketing strategies that will greatly increase the visibility of artists.

After launching two very successful websites, Quickbeats.net and Indiehiphop.net, Steve wrote the highly viral ebook called OnlineGrind. This provided and entry level course for artists on how to market themselves successfully using the the tools of the Internet. Now Steve has joined forces with Horse Drawn Productions to develop a multi-level marketing consulting service for independent artists.