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Gifts Artists Should Offer Their Fans This Holiday Season

The holidays are right around the corner, and whether or not you celebrate them, it's a great time of year to show your fans...



Soon It Will Cost More For Copyright Registration

Every few years, the U.S. Copyright Office does a detailed study on its fees in an attempt to determine whether they need adjusting. In...


Planning A Tour? 4 Expenses You Need To Keep In Mind

Touring is often difficult and expensive, but through careful planning, there is a good deal artists can do to to at least mitigate the...


Please Tour Responsibly: Dealing With Chaos On The Road

Here industry veteran Stacy Wiseman dispenses some sage advice on how to expect the unexpected and keep the train on the rails while on...


Those Who Can Do, Teach: – Why You Should Consider Teaching Music Online

While most musicians might not see themselves as educators, prefer the idea of performing to providing lessons, this piece offers a series of compelling...


One Music Marketing Trick Every Artist MUST Avoid

Marketing your music is a complex challenge. What works for one listener or fan could fall flat with another, and artists will often jump...


Music Piracy Continues To Dip Dramatically, But The Industry Is Loathe To Admit It Because It Ruins The Narrative [Op-Ed]

In this op-ed, Mike Masnick reveals how better-authorized services have, in contrast to increased legal enforcement, been incredibly effective at reducing online piracy, but...


How To Engage With Superfans Using Facebook, Instagram

As an increasing number of music fans head to social media channels like Instagram and Facebook, the platforms are offering an increasing number of...


How Does The Money Flow From Music Streaming To Artists, Music Industry?

Now accounting for 75% of total music industry revenue, there's no denying that streaming is now the dominant form of music consumption. That said,...


Data Metrics for Indie Musicians: What Role Do They Play?

Thanks to the ubiquity of social media and streaming, artists have been given new ways to reach their audiences at the literal click of...