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Music Advice: Go Viral

by Eric Bernsen  Everyone wants to go viral these days, and who can blame them? Some independent artists have become internationally known in a matter of mere days or weeks as the result of one successful single or music video. The latter of these two options is the more likely scenario in an era in which […]Read More

Music Advice: How Major Acts Expand Their Audiences

I suppose there’s some redundancy to that title. If a band or singer has already become a “major” act, then there wouldn’t seem to be a whole lot of need to expand their audiences. Nevertheless, as times change and these acts move further away from their initial hits or their glory days, they’ll often try […]Read More

Music Advice: I AM PR Academy: Top 10 Reasons for

i am pr academy is an educational platform aiming to let aspiring musicians learn successful habits from today’s brightest stars. 1) care-free attitude ” he doesn’t really care about what people think. he does what he wants to do. he’s not doing it for publicity stunts” – says david miller, vp international marketing -atlantic records […]Read More

Music Advice: The 3 Biggest Delusions Musicians STILL Have About

Via: Sonicbids Blog Despite mountains of easy-to-find evidence to the contrary, musicians still have some serious delusions about the music industry and how to “make it.” To quote the amazing Dicky Barrett of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – because what he says is #truth – “If it was an overnight success, it was one long, hard, sleepless night.” If […]Read More

Music Advice: 7 Mistakes Musicians Commonly Make On Instagram

Via: Amy Sciarretto on Sonicbids Blog But while IG can be used for good, some artists and bands make many mistakes when it comes to the social media photo-sharing service. The good news is that those errors are not crippling, and they’re way easy to fix. Here are seven common Instagram gaffes that are remedied with a couple […]Read More

Music Advice: 9 New Rules For Making Music In Today’s

An excerpt from the book Music 4.0: A Survival Guide For Making Music In The Internet Age written by Bobby Owsinski. The music world we live in today is decidedly different from that of only five years ago, let alone a few decades. Where once the entire business was based around physical sales, today its more […]Read More

Music Advice: Music Business Strategies

Via: Music Think Tank There are a lot of musicians out there struggling to pay the rent, grow their fan base, and make a profit on tour. It’s a tough road, but if you’re dedicated you can make music your career. In today’s music business, it’s not about forcing yourself into a one-size-fits-all box, or […]Read More

Music Advice: Should Artist Pay to Perform?

As music become more competitive, artist will have to do more and more to get their music out to the masses.  One of the best known ways currently, is performing live shows in front of pack crowds and create a buzz because of that great performance.  But as an emerging artist how do you get […]Read More

Music Advice: Two Things You Must Do to Start Making

Via: Sonicbids Written by Eric Beall Guest post by Eric Beall, Vice President of A&R at Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Eric is the author of Making Music Make Money and The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs That Sell, as well as the designer of the Music Publishing 101 course for Berklee College of Music’s berkleemusic.com. For most young bands on the early road […]Read More

Music Advice: Self Publishing on Youtube

Via: Musicthinktank.com BY: CHELSEA IRA Everyone knows how important the YouTube platform is for indie musicians. It’s a great way to get your music out to fans, grow your fanbase, and provide your fans with great content from music videos to vlogs. There are plenty of musicians out there who have become successful mainly because of […]Read More