Top 3 Types of Music Teams to Grow Your Business

It's time to stop thinking you have to do this alone.

Sometimes we all need a team, a coach, a mentor. It's just hard to admit it, and even then it can be hard to know what KIND of help to seek out.

We get it.

That's why this blog / video is for you.

Here are 3 types of teams to consider if you're stuck and what to expect from each for your #musicbusiness.

Marketing your music and building your music brand are just like building muscle.

Was one of your New Year's Resolutions to get "in shape"? If so, what was one of the first things you thought about? Did you start looking for a Gym membership or a 1 on 1 like a Personal trainer?.

  • In that example, the gym membership is going to be less expensive, but it's going to be something you (pretty much) are doing on your own (DIY).
  • Whereas the 1 on 1 personal trainer? Yeh, that's more of a premium level type service that will cost more, but now you've got someone guiding you and holding you accountable.

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Get PAID to Write Custom Songs

Just in case you thought the only way to earn a living from your music was streams...

You need to read on and watch this video.

If you love writing original music, but are frustrated with the fractions of pennies you'd get from fans streaming online, you should seriously think about Songfinch.

#Songfinch is an awesome website that uses independent artists to help individuals, companies, and brands give the gift of a #customsong!

Artist Collective has partnered with Songfinch to match up talented songwriters and performers that are able to submit fun, short, quality songs and jingles for their 1000's of paying members.

In this video, find out how you can get started getting PAID to write custom, short, fun songs! Get Started Writing Fun Custom Songs (Sign Up Now)

What's covered in this video

  • 1:15 Are jingles still used in commercials?
  • 2:00 What is Songfinch?
  • 2:49 How Songfinch works
  • 4:18 How do songwriters benefit (get paid)
  • 5:00 Get out of your songwriting comfort zone
  • ...
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How This Songwriter Made $10k in 30 Days

Be honest -- Is this you?

Are you still trying "break into the business"?

Still chasing streams and vanity metrics so you can share your success?

Hopefully this week's video will help show you a different path.

Here's the thing, while a lot of artists are focused on "breaking into the music business", they've probably got a business already.

Let's take some time to sidestep the streaming discussion and focus on what we call your monetizable creative skillset (MCS)!

This week's video by Evan Price shows you exactly how a client of ours, a songwriting coach makes $10k a month!

He dialed in on his 'particular set of skills to build a business AROUND his music and songwriting (and has since gone full time).

"How A Songwriter Made $10,000 in 1 Month" includes...

1. Identify your creative skillset (how you are going to transform people's lives)

2. Define your ideal audience/clientele (exactly how you are helping them)

3. Value it at a luxury price point (what it's worth...

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How to Set Effective Music Business Goals as an Artist This Year

Not all dreams and goals are created equal.

If you're a musician coach, artistpreneur, the important practice of GOAL-SETTING will set you apart from your peers and help you build and sustain a profitable music brand.

In fact, there are only TWO types of goals you need to help you reach the success you're looking for this year and beyond – process and outcome.

But what are they and what are some examples you could apply today?

Outcome goals

This type of goal focuses on a specific milestone or achievement that may be out of your control. In this instance, “dreams” and “goals” become very similar.

For example, an outcome goal may be to earn $100,000 this year. Another may be to grow your fanbase by 1,000 followers or build your email list to a specific number of subscribers.

The outcome is the WHAT where the process goals are the HOW.

Process goals

A process goal is one that you have complete control over. You base them off of your outcome goals and...

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How to Add Your Lyrics to Spotify in 4 Easy Steps (MusixMatch Update)

What are real-time lyrics and how can you make them available on Spotify?

  • If you have not put your music through a platform called Musixmatch, now is the time to do it! 

Spotify just announced their official partnership with Musixmatch to help provide a new feature called “real-time lyrics”. 

What that means is your fans while they're listening to their favorite song of yours can actually read the lyrics and follow along in real-time! 

How do you get them synced? Check out this video on the Artist Collective YouTube Channel and let’s build a profitable music brand!

In this video we cover the basic steps...

  1. How to verify yourself on Musixmatch at https://artists.musixmatch.com/onboarding
  2. Once approved download musixmatch app (for easy syncing)
  3. Upload your lyrics and sync them inside the Musixmatch app see my YT video for full instructions -> https://youtu.be/ZcJgC1k8nJo
  4. Approve your lyrics and wait for them to be added to Instagram stories...
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How to Increase Your Spotify Streams with Your Own Playlist

There's a good chance if you're an artist on Spotify, you probably want more streams?

Good news -- CEO Evan Price uploaded an awesome video to our Youtube Channel recently breaking down how to Increase Your #SpotifyStreams with Your Own Playlist!

In this Spotify tutorial, Evan walks through how to #increasestreams to your music, but it's not about getting on other playlists, it's about building your own!

If your goals are to get more plays, grow your following, and start creating superfans, this video is your step-by-step guide.

Check out the video and let us know what you think in the Youtube comments!

IN THIS VIDEO
00:46 - Step 1- Choose A Vibe
03:10 - Step 2 - Name The Playlist
05:13 - Step 3 - Create Artwork
06:24 - Step 4 - Add Songs to Your Playlist
08:11- Step 5 - How to Promote it

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How to Get a Logo Created on Fiverr

@ac_evan Nov 04, 2020

When most think of "branding" they picture a logo. Though, I believe branding to be much more complex that just that, it is a key component.

So if you aren't a graphic designer then how can you get a logo without breaking the bank?

I have used Fiverr.com to commissions logos for bands, companies, shows, festivals, and more.

You can choose a freelance creator from all over the world, multiple revisions, and they usually start at $5.00! In this video I will be showing you around Fiverr and give you some quick tips on what to look for when choosing the right creator for you and your project!

 

if you like this video please Subscribe for more useful music industry tips and check us out at https://artistcollect.com

 

Evan Price | @ac_evan http://solo.to/ac_evan

REFERRAL CODE: http://www.fiverr.com/s2/ccdd62c9fe

 

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