Musician, author, educator, and music industry consultant Bobby Borg outlines three important traits you need to have to make it as a musician. Read the post.
There are downsides to being an independent artist, but there are so many incredible advantages, as well. We look at the pros and cons of signing a record deal versus staying independent. Read the post
The fifth and final chapter in our series on maximizing music revenue with your songwriting and recording focuses on the various final versions and formats you can create and the different ways you can promote and earn money with them. Read the post.
Musician, author, educator, and music industry consultant Bobby Borg talks about the things you want to learn about someone when you’re looking for new band members. Read the post.
In part two of our series on maximizing your recording studio income, we focus on the raw sounds you’ve created and how you can monetize them. Read the post.
Disc Makers Blog manager, Andre Calilhanna, sat down for a Zoom interview with Ariel Hyatt, founder of Cyber PR and author of the new book, The Ultimate Guide To Music Publicity. Read the post.
You can’t improve what you don’t measure. Track these key metrics to guide decisions and make more money with music. Read the post.
Musician, author, educator, and music industry consultant Bobby Borg gives advice about personal music managers and reviews what managers do, when to look for one, and where to look. Read the post.
One approach to making money with music is to focus on business customers. Check out these revenue streams which don’t require any audience or fans. Read the post.
Let’s face it, most emerging artists are inexperienced in the ways of the music biz and can’t always identify a fraudster from a legitimate resource. Here are 11 things you can do to avoid getting ripped off. Read the post.
The key to promoting your patronage page — and generating recurring subscription fees each month — hinges on producing exclusive content for your fans … and following these proven techniques. Read the post.
Musician, author, educator, and music industry consultant Bobby Borg gives advice about the qualities you need to find success in music — or anything you set your sights on. Read the post.
Music income can be hard to depend on, so your best bet is to get direct support from your fans using tools like patronage, where you get subscription revenue every month and your fans get music and rewards. Read the post.
It’s tax season, and if you’re a working musician, don’t forget to write off all of your music-related expenses so you can lower your taxes and keep more of the money you earned. Read the post.
Having things to sell requires you to find a way to take your customers’ money, whether by credit card, online payment, check, or cash. Read the post.