CATEGORY: SOCIAL MEDIA

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”...


How the Music Industry Can Incorporate TikTok Into Its Artist Marketing Strategies

Social short music video app TikTok is on fire with 500 million monthly users, 66% of whom are under 30 years of age. But...


‘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...


Former Busker Tones and I #1 In 16 Markets with Help From Spotify’s Global Editorial Team

Australian busker-turned-breakout-artist Tones and I, whose single “Dance Monkey” is #1 on Spotify’s Global Chart, is the first Australian to achieve this position. The...


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...


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

This week, we once again had a whole host of valuable tips and ideas for the industry's do-it-yourselfers, including a look at what data...


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...


45 Best YouTube Channels To Promote Your Music

Veteran music marketer consultant Amber Horsburgh graciously shares her list of the 45 Best YouTube channels to promote music to for artists at all...


Death Metal Remix Of Greta Thunberg’s UN Speech To Benefit Greenpeace [You have to hear it!] #GREENMETAL

A powerful death metal remix of young climate activist Greta Thunberg's moving speech at the UN Climate Summit will benefit Greenpeace, Despotz Records announced...