Posts tagged indie music
5 Ways to Market Your Music for Free

Music marketing tends to get a bad reputation for being expensive and something you don’t need to do. But marketing is the best way to have new fans find you. This article breaks down 5 things you can do for free to market your music.

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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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