Use the real-world and online “surfaces” you have access to as an indie music artist to promote, sell, and partner with other businesses to help you make more money with music. Read the post
It may be hard for skeptics to believe, but physical albums were up a robust 37.5 percent compared to this time last year, from almost 28 million units to over 38 million units. 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.
Part four of our series on maximizing music revenue with your songwriting and recording takes you behind-the-scenes to document and monetize the recording process, not just the recordings. Read the post.
In part three of our series on making money with your songwriting and recording, we explore ideas to restructure how you record music so you can make more money from the recording process. Read the post.
There are two million songs released every month. But those artists, those songs, are not your competition. Your success is driven by your commitment and patience. And your great music. 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.
Musician, author, educator, and music industry consultant Bobby Borg explains why a vision statement is the start of a serious marketing plan. Read the post.
Promoting your music act via social media is no time to be coy. Make it about you and all the cool things you do. Read the post.
The final track you release to the public is just the start when it comes to making money with songwriting. Read on for ideas to tap additional revenue streams, generate greater publicity, and protect your music. Read the post.
When music becomes more than just a pastime and you set out to write, play, and release music, it’s time to consider steps you should take to protect yourself. Read the post.
To attract and keep your patronage supporters and grow your recurring monthly revenue, vary your Patreon rewards for your various tiers of support. 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.
Excerpted from “The Musician’s Guide To Vinyl,” we review a brief history of vinyl records and share some basics when it comes to mixing for your vinyl release. Read the post.