Don’t just monetize, maximize.

Tony van VeenThere’s no shortage of information online about how to monetize your music: sell CDs in stores and online, downloads, merch, synch licensing, live gigs, etc. There’s not nearly as much written about how to maximize your revenues once you’ve made use of the above selling opportunities. Here’s a quick list of some common sense things the average artist can easily implement (and which will show instant results): Read more…

Review: Iris Ornig’s New Ground

Iris OrnigHere’s an in-depth review of why we recommend CD Baby artist Iris Ornig. She is “a gifted instrumentalist, a talented composer, and a charismatic performer.”

New Ground was released March 3rd, 2009 and features original compositions as well as original arrangements by Ornig. She also produced the CD. The album features Ornig on bass, Daisuke Abe on guitar, Yoshiro Okazaki on trumpet, Danny Grissett on piano and Tony Jefferson on drums. Read more…