Music Marketing for Independent Musicians: The 2024 Guide

At the most basic level, music marketing is the process of reaching new fans and distributing and selling your music. This includes everything from your brand reputation and positioning to creating content, building an email list, and engaging with fans on social media platforms. Navigating the music industry as an independent artist can be challenging, […]


Creating a Onesheet for your music: 8 tips for success

Artists need resources to help promote their work and propel their careers forward. A musician’s website typically holds all the content (and context) about their musical evolution, spanning past, present, and upcoming projects. In this article for Bandzoogle the author demonstrates that a Onesheet is a promotional tool that highlights a specific music project to […]


How to land more artistic opportunities: the magic of conversations.

The music industry is a people business, and the more you engage in the right kinds of conversations, the more opportunities you will land for yourself.So, what conversations should you be having? This article from Bandzoogle Blog, emphasizes the importance of engaging in meaningful conversations within the music industry to unlock more opportunities. Here are […]


What is a Deluxe Album (and How To Release One).

For artists with a steady fan base, deluxe albums can be a profitable higher-end product to sell and a great way to release more music. This article from Disc Makers confirms that a deluxe album is an extended version of a standard album that includes unreleased tracks, live performances, alternate versions, and other additional content. […]

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Top Music Marketing Tips Post Release

Here it is – Your BIG RELEASE day! And then – *poof” … there it goes. Yup. It’s already tomorrow. It’s already next week. Now, it’s next month. Maybe you had an epic first week?! Or maybe your single, EP or album was released to crickets (or worse than that … microbes. Hey, it happens). […]

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100+ UK festivals will shut down this year – who’s left? – RouteNote Blog

Music festivals in the UK face an existential crisis, so what does this crisis mean for culture in the country and who will be the survivors? The article “100+ UK Festivals Will Shut Down This Year – Who’s Left?” discusses the current crisis faced by the UK live music industry, predicting that over 100 music […]


How to run an effective music PR campaign on a shoestring budget – Hypebot

Believe it or not, it’s still possible to have a successful release when you’re tight on funds. These expert tips cover crafting your unique story, leveraging social media, and building crucial industry connections. The article, written by Angela Tyler from Muddy Paw PR, provides comprehensive advice for musicians aiming to launch a successful PR campaign […]


How To Overcome Imposter Syndrome as a Musician – Symphonic Blog

The truth is, you’ve worked hard to get here. You do belong. No less than anyone else. You deserve all of this and more, and this post is here to help you remember that in times of doubt. The article “How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome as a Musician” on Symphonic Blog addresses the pervasive issue […]

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The 100 best of albums of all time according to Apple Music

These are the 100 best albums of all time… at least, according to Apple Music based on cultural impact and quality rather than numbers. The RouteNote blog article lists the 100 best albums of all time, curated by Apple Music based on cultural impact and quality, not streaming numbers. The list includes a variety of […]

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How to Maximize Earnings in the Gig Economy as a Performing Musician

Learn how to make your music career financially rewarding with practical tips on budgeting, networking, and diversifying income streams in the gig economy. In today’s gig economy, performing musicians face unique challenges in maximizing their earnings. The article “How to Maximize Earnings in the Gig Economy as a Performing Musician” on Hypebot offers essential strategies […]