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How To Instantly Improve A Band Bio

How To Instantly Improve A Band Bio

A bio is a standard part of the package for every band or artist, but beyond covering the basics, it's usually a good idea to try and spruce it up a bit, either to convey your creativity or come off as more professional. Here we look at five tactics for easily improving your bio. Guest post ...

Best Ways To Invest In Your Music Career And In Yourself

Best Ways To Invest In Your Music Career And In Yourself

When cultivating a career in music, cash can be hard to come, and when it does finally begin to roll in, it's critical that you take the time to reinvest at least a portion of the funds back into your career. Here we look at some smart and effective ways to invest in your music career. ...

4 Things You Can Giveaway In Exchange For An Email Address

4 Things You Can Giveaway In Exchange For An Email Address

While Facebook should be an essential part of any music marketing plan, so much about this and any social network is beyond your control.  Remember MySpace?  But you email list is yours, and yours only.  Here's how to grow your email list: By  Chelsea Ira of New Artist Model on the Tunecore blog.  Email is one of the most ...

5 Band Skills That Can Apply Towards A Career

5 Band Skills That Can Apply Towards A Career

Although popular notions may suggest that holding down an additional job means you've somehow failed to 'make it' in music, this is far from the truth, and many relatively well known artists still maintain some other form of day job. Here we look five band skills that artists can also apply towards a career. Guest post ...

Atlantic Records, AEG, Artist Partner Group Team Up For New Online Talent Search

Atlantic Records, AEG, Artist Partner Group Team Up For New Online Talent Search

Atlantic Records and Artist Partner Group announced the launch of Emerge, a nationwide social media-driven talent search, conducted in partnership with AEG Presents, Deckstar, Deutsch and Spotify.  Emerge will seek out young artists and musicians between the ages of 13 and 19, who are residents of the U.S. or Canada, who, beginning on Oct. 11th will ...

New YouTube Analytics Help Artists Get To Know Their Subscribers

New YouTube Analytics Help Artists Get To Know Their Subscribers

When it comes to garnering views on YouTube, amassing subscribers is essential. Subscribers represent some of your most devoted fans, and are more likely to engage with the content as well as other listeners. Helpfully enough, YouTube is planning drop some new analytics metrics to help artists better track new subscribers. Guest post by Chris Lejuez,Video ...

For Online Music Success, Keep The Theory Of 22 In Mind

For Online Music Success, Keep The Theory Of 22 In Mind

If social media is indeed the new word of mouth, then it is important to keep in mind that the 'rule of 22' (that a person with a complaint will tell an average of twenty-two people) also applies, and that artists promoting themselves online need to be careful to avoid missteps. Guest post by Bobby Owsinski ...

Expecting Too Much From A PR Campaign Can Kill Your Chance Of Success - Here's Why

Expecting Too Much From A PR Campaign Can Kill Your Chance Of Success - Here's Why

A PR campaign can be one of the best investments an artist can make when they're planning a major release, but putting too much faith in it and setting your expectations sky-high can in many ways be as detrimental as having no PR campaign at all. Guest post by Angela Mastrogiacomo of the ReverbNation Blog Going all ...

Spotify For Artists Now Offering Stats For All Your Songs

Spotify For Artists Now Offering Stats For All Your Songs

Although Spotify would formerly only provide data on songs with 1000+ streams, the streaming platform is now allowing artists to view listening stats for all their music, along with several other positive changes. Guest post by Chris Robley of DIY Musician You now have access to more streaming data on Spotify. Spotify used to only display ...

5 Tips For Making, Marketing, Monetizing Holiday Music

5 Tips For Making, Marketing, Monetizing Holiday Music

With the arrival of crisp October, the holiday season is officially kicking off, meaning the airwaves will soon be crammed with public domain classics, as well as seasonal originals. Regardless, here are some tips for achieving musical success this holiday season. Guest post by Dae Bogan of Dae Bogan Music Happy October! It’s officially holiday season. ...


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