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4 Film Festival Essentials Every Filmmaker Should Have

If you’re going to a film festival, you MUST carry around these film festival essentials to make the most out of the event. Aside from having a lot of fun and meeting a lot of awesome people, our primary goal as filmmakers when we go to festivals is to sell our films or ideas. If […]

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6 Things Musicians Should Do to Achieve Music Career Success

How do you break through the clutter and achieve music career success when everyone’s making music including your 5-year-old nephew? If you’re an up-and-coming musician, here are the things you should do to level up your music career this year: #1 SINGLES, NOT ALBUMS It’s very difficult to gain a fan base by overloading them with […]

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Music Marketing: Instagram Hacks for Musicians

Music marketing is not good music marketing if you’re not making the most of you’re not making the most of your Instagram. Social media has changed a lot over the years that it’s not enough you got a Facebook page with thousands of followers. I don’t know if it’s just me– that I unfollowed too […]

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15 Ways to Stay Financially Afloat If You’re a Musician

Who says you’re meant to be broke and insecure because you’re pursuing music? Well…almost everybody. That’s why you have to prove them wrong. There are hacks on how you can earn a good income while you’re still making it in music. Here are some of the tried and tested ways you can increase your income […]

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List of COVID Relief Funds for Musicians

We compiled a list of COVID funds for musicians because we know it’s always tough being a musician but there’s no other time the phrase “It’s tough being a musician right now” is more apt than right now. COVID-19 has shaken our world and this pandemic has put the music industry in a big question […]

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Musician Productivity Hacks That Really Work

Even if you’re the most talented musician there is, you’d still need some musician productivity hacks to get your career rolling. Aside from talent, hard work is what separates successful musicians from those who are still waddling at the bottom. Sure there are many reasons why some musicians are taking too long to achieve their […]

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Best Merch Items for Your Indie Film

Between post-production and your first screening is the time you get your hands dirty making your merch and marketing your film. You design posters, create a website, and a million other things. One thing you should not forget on the list is creating kick-ass movie merch. Yep, as in merchandise! It’s a good way to […]

Music Career Advice: How to Stay Creative

Most of the time, we look for music career advice and techniques on how to improve our chances of success but we forget that what’s more important is how to create really great, inspired music. There will be days when you won’t have a single drop of creativity left in our system. Sometimes, these days […]

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How Artists Can Achieve Balance Between Money & Passion

This has been a perpetual problem of every artist: getting the right balance between money & passion. Do you find that your life is so full of meaning (and you love it that way) but then when the bills arrive, you totally get a head splitting headache because you’re too broke you can’t even buy […]

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Are people still buying CDs?

If you’re a musician about to release an album, I’m sure you’re wondering if you really should still make CDs when fewer and fewer people are buying CDs. For the first time in history, global revenue from music downloads and subscriptions has overtaken sales of physical formats. Digital revenue grew nearly 7 percent to $6.85 […]