CATEGORY: D.I.Y.

How To Write Improved Subject Lines That Get Your Promos Opened

Inundated as we all with a constant barrage of emails, chances are high that any promo email you send will be ignored and never...



10 Stats That Prove You Need To Be on TikTok

TikTok played a pivotal role in the rise of the record-breaking hit “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X, Blanco Brown’s “The Git Up”...


PledgeMusic Owes $9.5M Leaving ‘Little Prospect’ That Artists Will Be Paid says UK Court

[UPDATED] PledgeMusic entered liquidation with $9.57 million in debt and assets worth just $20,000, according to court documents obtained by Hypebot. With an "estimated...


5 Tips For Improving The Look Of Your Artist Shop

Selling your merch direct to fans has become an established best practice among independent artists. It affords a number of advantages, allowing you to...


Dear Musicians, It’s Time To Learn To Say No

Now is the time to learn how to say no. Why aren’t you getting all the great opportunities? Maybe it is because you don’t...


Making The Most Of Spotify’s Canvas Tool

Thanks to its Canvas visualization tool, Spotify will be seeing a good deal more looping videos in the near future, something which bodes well...


5 Reasons To Start A Band (Besides Fame And Fortune)

While many aspiring artists dream of performing in front of a crowd of thousands, the reality is that such an outcome is decidedly unlikely,...


Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

This week, our tips and advice for independent artists in the music business covered how formatting impacts social media marketing, why it's so important...


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Streaming Success Stories • Run A Business From The Road • Music Startups • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, our contributors shared streaming success stories, advice on how artists can run a business from the road, info on five...


‘How Strangers Online Helped Me Make A Breakup Album’

Being a successful songwriter doesn't necessarily mean you need to have musical experience. After going through a tough breakup, this artist turned to a...