We decided to compile the best articles for indie musicians we’ve posted over the years so it’s easy for you to find them. Do check out some of them. You can pick a nugget of wisdom or two on making merch, releasing an album, marketing your music, and more.
Tips From Musicians Who Always Sell A Lot During Gigs
Shirt+ Vinyl Bundles= the way to go.
Add-ons That Instantly Boost Merch Sales
9 Tips for Designing Band T-shirts
ON ALBUM RELEASE:
Setting the Price of Your CD: Six Things to Consider
6 Signs You’re Not Yet Ready to Release an Album
BRILLIANT MARKETING IDEAS:
5 Marketing Lessons We Can Learn From OK Go
Famous Musicians and their Gimmicks
17 Famous Martin Atkins Quotes on Music Career
Transform Fans to Super Fans- How to Build a Loyal Fanbase
How Artists Can Achieve Balance Between Money and Passion
Money-saving Tips for the Frugal Musician
Productivity Hacks for the Full-Time Musician
7 Traits Every Musician Should Develop
Female Musicians With Kids Talk About Their Challenges
ON THINGS TO AVOID:
Networking in Music: 5 Ways You’re Doing It Wrong
Types of People to Avoid in Your Music Career
Marketing Mistakes That Almost Everyone is Making
Common Mistakes Indie Musicians Make (by Musicians and Industry Pros)
James Hill is a veteran of the music industry. He first worked at Warner Reprise Records then later joined Interscope/ Geffen Records where he managed producers and songwriters and got his first platinum record for Keyshia Cole’s The Way It Is. He is now helping indie artists with branding and manufacturing through his company Unified Manufacturing, a CD/DVD/vinyl and merch company in LA.