CATEGORY: D.I.Y.

Building Passionate Clusters Of Fans: Niche Is Music’s New Mainstream says MIDiA’s Mark Mulligan

In an increasingly fragmented music landscape where algorithms and streaming emphasize songs over albums and artists, success - even on a global scale -...



Set Realistic Goals, Expectations [Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

This week on the Music Biz Weekly podcast Jay Gilbert and Michael Brandvold discuss why you need to set realistic expectations and goals for...


Make A Splash By Tapping Into Local Promo Opportunities

While the wonders of technology have made it possible for every artist, big or small, to seek out and find an international audience, too...


LÜM Raises $1.2M, Partners With Frank Productions For New Music Discovery Platform

Social music app LÜM has closed its seed round, bringing the Madison, Wisconsin based startup's total investment to $1.2 million in less than a...


PledgeMusic Board Issues Statement

For one of the first times since suspending all crowdfunding campaigns on February 3rd, PledgeMusic has issued a short official update. In recent weeks,...


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

Our tips and advice for the music industry's scrappiest self-starters this week covered how using Spotify's pre-save feature can boost an album release, some...


Utilizing Spotify Ad Metrics

It's natural for labels artists to wonder about the efficacy of the ads they're spending money on and, thanks to metrics now available on...


5 Surefire Techniques For Marketing Your Band’s Next Tour

Going on tour can certainly be an exciting prospect, but becomes even more so if you know people are going to actually turn up...


Music Think Tank: Call For Your Submissions

A big thank to the devoted MusicThinkTank readership and the valuable and insightful content that many of you have shared, But we want more...


If You Ever Ran Or Contributed To A PledgeMusic Campaign DO THIS NOW!

With PledgeMusic entering the UK equivalent of bankruptcy and calls for an investigation intensifying, the future of all of the data stored on the...