Before you look to paid services or third parties to solve your problems, look inside and recognize that sometimes a lack of success is on you. Read the post.
Even if you’re just launching your music career, you still have what you need to promote on social media using some bootstrap strategies. Read the post.
Here’s my real-life story of how an artist I like took 90 seconds and converted me into a superfan. Read the post.
Let me tell you a little secret… the reason you’re not seeing streaming revenue is because no one is discovering your recordings. Read the post.
Hotels can be a huge expense and take a big bite out of the money you make on tour, but they don’t have to. These ideas can provide free places to crash and friendships that can last a lifetime. Read the post.
How do you sell out your live music shows, especially if you’re just starting out? Here are some low-cost techniques which are within reach of every musician. Read the post.
Video and video streaming creates more options to get your music videos played than ever before. Make video content and open these opportunities for your music. Read the post.
Getting on a Spotify playlist — or any streaming playlist — requires a strategy and a plan. Here’s some advice on what to do (and what NOT to do). Read the post.
Ready to start selling CDs and merch online? Bandcamp offers a customizable solution with the independent musician in mind. Read the post.
Television is more within reach than most people are aware, especially with shows in local markets. Once you get coverage, you can use it to open more doors and opportunities. Read the post.
From music aggregators to streaming platforms, music influencers to your artist website, music discovery starts with a plan. Read the post.
I watched over 50 YouTube videos on how to expand your music fanbase and summarized all of them in these rapid-fire tips. Let’s get to it. Read the post.
Third-party websites — including blogs, music review sites, and even non-music sites — can help people discover your music. Target these sites to get coverage and grow your audience. Read the post.
Song and album challenges, song contests, and battle of the bands are great opportunities to get your music heard — and they often get covered by the press and media. Read the post.
There’s a lot of planning and production that goes into releasing and selling your music. This series of blog posts breaks it all down and gives you a blueprint to achieve success. Read the post.