Posts tagged indie music
Songcraft : A New Tool for Musicians

There is an amazing new tool available for musicians, songwriters, and producers: Songcraft. After playing with the app for almost a week, I can assure you that this is the most streamlined method of songwriting that I’ve seen, plus it is going to help me get all that storage space back on my phone for what really matters: pictures of my dog!

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The Numer 1 Mistake You Are (Probably) Making on Social Media

Most musicians I work with sell one of two things: Products (songs, albums, film scores, voice overs, etc.) or Services (music producers, their recording studio, music engineers, etc.). And you are amazing at posting about your work online! But there is one thing I keep seeing …

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6 Ways of Making Money from Your Music

Hey, my fellow musicians! Today I am so excited to share a blog written for Air Gigs. If you haven't used Air Gigs before, they are the best place online for music performers, producers, and audio engineers to meet and get jobs. This article covers 6 different methods of making money …

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How to be Verified on Every Platform (or at least the major ones)

In order to be official on social media, you need to request the little blue badge. This post walks you through each step you will need in order to get verified on each of the major social media platforms.

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How to Find Fans and Make Money With Your Music

If I asked you the main reason why your music isn’t selling well, what would your answer be? Lack of good music? Not playing enough shows? Trying viral video ideas but haven’t had one yet? What if I told you that all 3 of those answers have one thing in common: Lack of an audience. Let’s get your audience so you can sell more music.

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Storyline on Spotify: Cool New Feature or Grab for Instagram?

Is Spotify about to get more social? Earlier this week, Spotify launched a new feature to a select few musicians: Storyline. This allows for a musician to share their own story about a song in an Instagram Stories like method, with users tapping their way through a song.

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7 Tools Every Musician Needs

What are the 7 top things that musicians need in their toolkit for today’s music world? These are my list of essential things a musician needs to build a growing and thriving business online.

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How to Copyright Your Songs the Right Way

Learn how to copyright your songs the right way in 3 easy steps! Don’t believe any of the copyright myths like the poor mans copyright, or that you are protected if you upload to YouTube. See how easy it is in this week’s blog.

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How to Build a Music Career When You're Afraid of Selling Out

How do you be a successful musician, make money, sell out shows, and keep your artistic vision and integrity? Is that possible? I argue yes, you can. Read along to see if you agree with me or not, and leave angry comments telling me how you can’t be successful and a musician.

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Do You *ACTUALLY* Need An Email List?

Everyone tells you to get an email list started as the best way to grow your music career, but do you really need one? Today let’s look at the pros and cons of having an email list and what you as a musician should do about it.

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How to Stop Procrastinating and Get Your Music Done!

Are you procrastinating getting your music done? Are you procrastinating right now? Okay, read this and then you’ll be armed with tips and tricks from Kick In The Butt Motivation founder, Doug Golinski, on how you can get things done!

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How To Write the Perfect Welcome Email

Know what to say in your welcome email? Learn the best things to do for your email sequences including the number one thing that you should never, ever do! Includes a template that you can copy and paste for use in your sequences!

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Email Lists for Musicians - Where the HECK to Start!

Ready to rock your email list? Or maybe you have no idea where to start! This guide walks you through why musicians MUST have an email list, the best places to start one, and includes ideas of what to put in those emails so your fans will be excited to open them.

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What Promoters Want In Your Music EPK

Learn the top things promoters and booking agents want to see in your music EPK. Includes templates so you know what to do and can build your own right away. Book shows better by making sure venues know what you’re all about!

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