CATEGORY: MUSIC BUSINESS

Marketing 2020: Strategies Creators Can Implement To Separate Themselves From The Crowd 

"The general consumer is seeing over 5,000 plus ads a day, a 60% plus increase in ad expose since 2015," writes the Nue Agency's...



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...


Just 4 Days Left To Submit To Showcase At SXSW

Time is running out if you want to perform at an official SXSW 2020 showcase. The deadline to submit to showcase at SXSW Music...


Twitter Refuses To License Music, Pay Royalties [Op-Ed]

Attorney and artist advocate Chris Castle responds to a recent Pitchfork article by Eric Harvey which describes how intertwined Twitter is with music business,...


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...


What Truly Makes A Fan

In this piece, Fred Jacobs compares radio and sports fans, highlighting the value of cultivating long-term enthusiasts, and the limits of numbers and data...


Epitaph, Anti Move Distribution From ADA/WEA To AMPED

Famed independent punk label Epitaph Records and its eclectic sister imprint, Anti-, have announced that AMPED, the indie distribution division of wholesale giant Alliance...


FREE Google Home Mini Smart Speaker For All Current and New Spotify Premium, Family Subscribers

Spotify and Google are offering a free Google Home Mini smart speaker to every subscriber - bot current and new to a Spotify Premium...


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...