CATEGORY: D.I.Y.

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

We advised and counseled independent and do-it-yourself artists this week on everything ranging from using Facebook live to bring in more money + fans,...



10 Things You Should Do As Soon As You Sign Up New Music For Distribution

While signing up for a distribution process is certainly an important of getting your music out there, it doesn't end there. Here we look...


Spotify Launches RISE Emerging Artists Program and Here Are Troy Carter’s First Four Picks

Spotify has launched RISE, a program "designed to identify and break the next wave of music superstars." Two common denominators underpinning he first four...


How To Guide To Advertising Music On Instagram

Instagram has become one of the best ways to promote your personal brand as a musician, but the platform's complexities necessitate a fair amount...


Show.co Adds "Pre-Save” To Spotify Campaigns For Upcoming Releases

Show.co, the music marketing platform acquired by CD Baby last year, continues to innovate with the addition of campaigns that offer “pre-saves” on Spotify....


5 Reasons Music Venues Won’t Write You Back

Artists and bands often experience frustration when reaching out to venues in hopes of booking a show, only to be greeted with deafening radio...


Using Facebook Live To Generate More Fans, Money

In an effort to keep pace with the ever-changing world of social media, some artists may have allowed Facebook to slip off the wagon...


Tunecore Passes $1 Billion In Revenue To Artists

Tunecore has passed the $1 billion milestone in revenue paid to artists from streaming and sales. That impressive number does not include revenue from...


What Is Congress Bringing Songwriters? A Lump Of Coal Or Justice? [Chris Castle]

When it comes to protection from and the regulations imposed by the government, songwriters have long had a tough go of it, and their...


How To Instantly Improve A Band Bio

A bio is a standard part of the package for every band or artist, but beyond covering the basics, it's usually a good idea...