Frustrated because your distributor isn’t doing enough to promote your music? The problem isn’t your distributor, it’s your expectations and understanding of who is responsible for driving demand for your product. Read the post.
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.
There’s news that Spotify may be getting into concert ticket sales. The app already knows what music you like — so, is this good for music artists? Read the post.
Making it as an independent musician is difficult enough without you getting in the way of your own success. These three anecdotes provide some real-life lessons for your music career. 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.
This post is excerpted from The 90-Day Album Release guide, which helps you plan and organize all the events and decisions that go into making an album — from day one in the studio to your continuing sales and promotion efforts. Read the post.
Entertainment lawyer Ben McLane sits with Bobby Borg to discuss three important topics bands need to consider in the new music age. 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.
The Copyright Royalty Board announced plans to increase the mechanical royalty rates for product sales, which is great for songwriters. But will streaming rates do the same? 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.
Band rehearsals are part of playing live music, and there are things you can do to ensure you’re making the most of your time. I’ve got 11 tips to get you on the right track. Read the post.
There has been so much hype and activity centered around NFTs that I felt compelled to dig in and lay out why NFTs are not ready for indie music. 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.