music branding

Branding Yourself as a Musician- A Checklist

If you want to make a career out of your music, you should learn more about musician branding to market yourself effectively. And in order to market yourself well, you should treat your band as a brand. I know some artists turn red reading my first two sentences- for them, music should be from the […]

music licensing companies

Online Music Licensing Resources

Music licensing is the licensed use of copyrighted music. It also ensures that the creators of musical works get paid for their work. In layman’s terms it can be viewed as leasing your property out to someone for a fee, based on how and where they intend to use it, and for how long. What’s […]

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Indie Filmmakers: Tips for a Successful Kickstarter Project

Kickstarter gives hope to indie filmmakers who have no cash to spare for their passion. You just pitch your concept and ask funds from people around the globe who see the potential of your film. But it’s not that easy. First, Kickstarter has a deadline for every project and second, there are lots of interesting […]

music video marketing

What Makes a Music Video Share- worthy?

<![CDATA[A viral music video is every band’s dream. When your music video goes viral, it gets linked really fast and the hits will flood in. More hits, more money, more publicity, more possibilities for your band. It’s a shortcut to success for some lucky newcomers who are waiting for a big break. So what makes […]

musician relationship fans

Musician Advice: The Importance of ‘Thank You’

If there is one thing that musicians and artists should know, it’s that “getting there” takes a long while. It’s not just because of your talent or your skills that will make you a success- it’s also because of the hard work of a thousand people. Some lent you their instruments, some offered their homes, […]

Music on CD

10 Reasons to Buy Music on CD

1. Flipping through racks of discs is more fun than the telephone book precision of an online music store. You never know what mis-filed gems you’ll stumble across. 2. CDs are rarely copy protected so you can load them onto whatever devices you have without risking arrest or enormous civil penalties. 3. You get cover […]