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5 merch mistakes first-timers make and how to avoid them

Music is NOT the only important element in the success of any musician. The path to a successful music career is a long and winding road that will wear you and your wallet down. Thankfully, with band merch releases, a lot of musicians get by (and even earn big bucks from it so long as […]

7 freebies you can add to your album release

Physical albums can seem expensive for fans to spend on, most especially when they can just listen to them on Spotify. But if you add some freebies to your vinyl, cassette, or CD, they’d think they’re getting more bang for their buck. Entice your fans to buy your physical album by giving them something really […]

Top 10 best starter merchandise for indie bands

Merchandise is a must for musicians—always been. Releasing albums, EPs, and singles, may that be digitally or physically, isn’t likely enough to supplement the musicians personal and professional needs. We could always have more. Thanks to band merch, musicians and artists can still fund their musical journey. That’s not all, though. It also helps in […]

5 Tips on how to start your own merch line

Merch has been and always will be an important factor for many people’s money-making plans. It’s a boost in musicians, artists, YouTubers, streamers, and other online creators’ profit because aside from the content they make and profit from, they have these merch items that give faster returns. Having your very own merch line may be […]

Top 10 reasons why you’re not making money as an independent creator

Everyone’s an independent content creator these days. But of course, not everyone succeeds, and definitely not everyone is earning money from their content…not even if they’re really talented. If you’re nodding your head in agreement, well then, maybe you’re doing things wrong. Let us help you identify them and give you a tip on a remedy […]

How many custom t-shirts should I print for my album launch?

This question might seem easy but it’s not really too easy to answer especially if it’s your first time to look for a t-shirt printing company. If you’ve printed shirts before for your album launch, NO PROBLEMO! You can pretty much make a good guess on the number of shirts you should make so that […]

The best and worst music merch according to fans

A musician’s most important career life line is their music. Surely, without their music, there will be no career at all. However, music merchandise is another life line that cannot be ignored. It is an essential life line that keeps a career afloat through the money it generates. As much as you need to focus […]

25 Ways to Promote Your Album The Right Way

Album promotion in the past decade has stepped up to another level. There are just so many ways to do it which has its pros but definitely also has its cons. The internet has become an integral part in music promotion and with  the pandemic, it has become an even more crucial element. Musicians have to […]

10 Music USB Flash Drive Albums That Look Like Real Cassette Tapes

Now that CD sales are slowly declining, artists are either releasing in savvy vinyl records or in USB music flash drives.  What’s awesome about USB Music flash drives is that you can customize them in almost any way you want! And if you’re a musician, you’d want a design that screams MUSIC. What better way […]

Redditors on Why They Love Cassette Tapes

Everyone knows vinyl records are back but why do we see so many cassette tapes lately? We’ve had numerous orders for cassette tape duplication  last year and the orders and inquiries continue to rise this year. If you’re like the rest of the people on the planet, you might be wondering WHY. Why are people still […]