CATEGORY: MARKETING

Be-Hookd’s Silas Armstrong Talks Talks, Branding, Bots, Marketing Strategies [INTERVIEW]

Here Creative Director of Be-Hookd media, Silas Armstrong, discusses his job there, the work he's done to grow artists' digital presence, and how messenger...



Twitter Is Trending Again: Users Up, $655M Revenue

The death of Twitter appears to have been reported prematurely. A Q1 report to Wall Street beat expectations Tuesday morning with 21% year over...


Brandon Ebel Talks Tooth & Nail Records [INTERVIEW]

In this interview Brandon Ebel, founder and president of Tooth & Nail records, takes us back through the history of labels multiple decades of...


Nick Tieder of Frontiers Music: ‘Your Biggest Problem Is Indifference’

Nick Tieder, GM North America Frontiers Music, talks with Michael Brandvold on The Music Biz Weekly podcast. They cover a broad range of topics...


Prepping Facebook Events For Optimal Promotion

Being able to clearly present and describe your event on Facebook is essential to reaching your patrons and fans, and being able to capture...


How To Sell Merch Without Being Obnoxious

Selling things can feel uncomfortable for a lot of us, and musicians pedaling their wares from stage is no exception. Here we look at...


How To Promote Your Band On Shoestring Budget

Band promotion can be a challenge even with a well funded label at your back, but for just getting started, financial restrictions often make...


UnitedMasters On Closing The Music Data Chasm: The Inspiration Driving This $70 Million Startup

UnitedMasters launched it artist services platform this week with $70 million in funding from Google and Andreessen Horowitz; and a promise to "free musicians...


How An Indie Musician Made $26,000 Selling Just A Handful Of Albums

Many artists bemoan the transition from paid digital downloads to the fractions of a penny artists earn from streaming, but some artists are adapting...


YouTube’s Feed Evolution and Why It Matters

Having been welcomed into the world way back in 2005, YouTube has naturally undergone some changes over time, but of all these changes, the...