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.
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.
It’s 2022, and with streaming sites, aggregator sites, and social media, you may be thinking a website isn’t necessary. Here are five reasons to rethink that strategy. Read the post.
Get 2022 off to a good start by adjusting your music career goals and plans. Use these resources to get the ideas flowing and help you decide where to put your time and energy. Read the post
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
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.
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.
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.
Musician, author, educator, and music industry consultant Bobby Borg gives advice about what to include in your band bio and how to make it work for your website, press materials, and Instagram. 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.
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.
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.