Indie Music Promotion Tips

9 Productivity Tips to Help Improve Your Music Production Skills

9 Productivity Tips to Help Improve Your Music Production Skills

9 Productivity Tips to Help Improve Your Music Production Skills How’s your music production going? If you’re finding it hard to stay motivated, then it’s time to take a break and learn how to boost your productivity. The following tips aren’t technical. These suggestions are all about productivity. While you might think that productivity has ... Read More
 
5 Financial Tips for Increasing Your Chances of Making it as Your Own Music Manager

5 Financial Tips for Increasing Your Chances of Making it as Your Own Music Manager

We’ve had a lot of articles discussing the advantages of acting as your own music manager. But, there are certain responsibilities that come with these dual roles. One such responsibility is the handling your finances. You’re in charge of keeping track of earnings from gigs, online sales, and other revenue streams. And, you’ll need to ... Read More
 
5 DIY Steps to Manage Your Own Career without a Music Manager

5 DIY Steps to Manage Your Own Career without a Music Manager

Building a successful music career requires dedication. This means you need to be willing to roll up your sleeves and work hard. And, this applies to both the creative and business sides of your career. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the creative side. Making music and playing for fans is the goal. But, ... Read More
 
How to Promote Your Music and Sell More Albums with 5 Simple Tips

How to Promote Your Music and Sell More Albums with 5 Simple Tips

Do you need to sell more albums on your website? Creating a website, adding music, and keeping your site updated may not be enough. You need to actively market your music. Band promotion should be treated like the online promotion for any product. You want to take advantage of basic marketing strategies, including the psychology ... Read More
 
How to Make Extra Income by Upselling to Your Fans

How to Make Extra Income by Upselling to Your Fans

Upselling is a powerful marketing technique. It’s used by almost every business – including the stores that you visit each day. When you go to a fast food restaurant, they always ask if you want fries or if you want a value meal. When you visit a convenience store to purchase milk, a cashier may ... Read More
 
5 Potential Drawbacks of Working with a Music Manager

5 Potential Drawbacks of Working with a Music Manager

There are certain advantages to working with a music manager. They can help open doors that you might not have access to on your own. Their experience can be beneficial for a struggling musician. At the same time, there are some potential disadvantages of working with a music manager. These are issues that you should ... Read More
 
How to Produce Music for Commercial or Video Use

How to Produce Music for Commercial or Video Use

Learning how to produce music can open up the doors to an exciting career. But, it’s not always easy to get started. When you’re first starting out, you may have trouble getting people to purchase or license your music. With the help of a few simple tricks, you can learn how to produce music for ... Read More
 
5 Email Marketing Tricks That Will Help Keep Your Fans Engaged

5 Email Marketing Tricks That Will Help Keep Your Fans Engaged

Have you ever subscribed to a mailing list? Perhaps you’ve purchased an item online or followed someone online and opted into their email newsletter. Over time, you stop checking these newsletters as frequently. Months may go by without opening an email from a particular source. Eventually, you completely stop paying attention to these emails. This ... Read More
 
7 Stages to Getting a Record Deal without Hiring a Band Manager

7 Stages to Getting a Record Deal without Hiring a Band Manager

Hiring a band manager isn’t the ultimate goal of most artists. You want to make music and hopefully – make a living while putting out your music. Even though there are some great reasons for working with a manager, you can do quite a bit on your own. As an indie artist, you can still ... Read More
 
5 Biography Ideas to Help Create a Stronger First Impression

5 Biography Ideas to Help Create a Stronger First Impression

Your artist biography is a major component of an effective press kit. The biography is what people use to form an opinion of who you are. Without a quality biography, there’s not much to set you apart from other artists. While you would think that your music should speak for itself, not everyone has an ... Read More
 
How to Create a Social Media Posting Schedule to Gain More Followers

How to Create a Social Media Posting Schedule to Gain More Followers

Social media offers the most cost effective way to market your music. It can easily help you gain more fans and sell more music or merchandise. But, there are a few basic rules that you need to follow. If you want to maximize the benefits of social media for promoting your music, you need to: ... Read More
 
5 Major Advantages of Working with a Music Manager

5 Major Advantages of Working with a Music Manager

Working with a music manager has its ups and downs. They can be helpful. But, depending on where you are in your career, they may not be necessary. Typically, you’ll act as your own manager until you’ve been able to make a name for yourself and build your fan base. Until it becomes too hard ... Read More
 
What Should You Know Before Hiring a Friend to Manage Your Band

What Should You Know Before Hiring a Friend to Manage Your Band

Throughout this site, you’ll find plenty of blog articles that discuss the reasons why you don’t need a band manager. While a manager can be helpful, they aren’t always necessary. But, there are a few areas where having a manager can make the difference between getting a gig or a record contract and not signing. ... Read More
 
4 Solutions for Promoting Your Music Using Internet Marketing

4 Solutions for Promoting Your Music Using Internet Marketing

If you’re not already using the internet to market your music, you’re missing out. You need to treat your music career like a business and take advantage of typical internet marketing strategies. Don’t worry. You don’t need any marketing experience. In fact, you don’t even need to be particularly tech-savvy. You just need the motivation ... Read More
 
DIY Tips on How to Promote an Upcoming Album Release

DIY Tips on How to Promote an Upcoming Album Release

DIY Tips on How to Promote an Upcoming Album Release Releasing a new album provides a great opportunity to promote your music and possibly make some money selling your record. So, when you’re preparing for an album release, it’s important to make the most of this opportunity. You’ll need to do everything you can to ... Read More
 
What Should You Look for in a Digital Audio Workstation for Music Production?

What Should You Look for in a Digital Audio Workstation for Music Production?

Your digital audio workstation (DAW) is the cornerstone of your production equipment. Choosing the right DAW software is an essential part of being able to produce slick tracks. There are dozens of programs available, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Some of these options are free, but they tend to have limited potential. It’s ... Read More