CATEGORY: D.I.Y.

Why Playlists Matter More Than Ever

Although things like blogs and radio can still do a lot for bringing music to the attention of consumers, there has been a massive...



Boost Engagement with Promo Videos: A How-To Guide

Given the deluge of content constantly being churned out, catching those precious scraps of your audience's interest has become harder and more important than...


Do You Have a Plan to Wrap Up After Your Tour or Album is Over?

Music Biz Weekly Podcast co-hosts Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert have discussed plans to market and promote an album or tour. But, do you...


What Is SoundScan and How Is It Used?

SoundScan, a tracking platform owned and operated by Nielsen, allows artists to get a close and detailed look at how their music's sales are...


How Will Soundtrap Acquisition Change Spotify? The Industry?

Here we look at the implications of Spotify's recent purchase of Swedish cloud-based collaborative creative space Soundtrap as the streaming giant looks to increase...


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

We have a whole slew of essential tips for independent, DIY artists this week, including a look at some of the must dos of...


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Educational Benefits • Soft Skills • Make Money With Industry Gear • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at how you can gain knowledge of the fundamentals of mixing, the showdown between digital and acoustic piano,...


Spotify Playlist Push: What Artists Really Need To Know

In this article entrepreneuring musician Brian Hazard gives his review of the service Playlist Push, a paid service designed to get your music on...


5 Must-Dos Of Email Marketing

Although many may believe otherwise, email marketing is far from dead, and is in many ways ahead of channels like social media when it...


Engaging Fans Via Messenger Bot: A How-To Guide

As organically reaching your fanbase via socially media has become increasingly challenging, artists may often be inclined to give up hope and instead seek...