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?.
So when you're looking to...
Going live is NOT going away.
In fact, now that the "Great Lockdown Livestream Era" has calmed down, now just might be the BEST time to launch your livestream.
It's a proven fact that it's one of the best ways to connect with an audience just short of an actual in-person show. The benefit of going live of course is the low overhead cost. You really just need wifi and a reason and you're good to go.
You're just one idea away from launching an engaging experience for your fans that allows them to support you. You just have to start.
Want to see why NOW is probably the BEST time to start your recurring livestream?
Check out this video interview with Dame Ritter of Music Entrepreneur Club / BeatStars.
Dame asked some great questions that we cover in the video like...
Need ideas? Grab my book 365 Livestream Ideas for Musicians. https://bit.ly/365liveideas
Does the term "touring musician" seem like a term we'd almost never hear again?
Are you ready to hit the road?
Have you been looking at this year and (finally) asking yourself - how do musicians make money on tour?
The good news is that (once again) things are starting to ease a little in some areas so if festivals and touring might be in your 2022 plans, this week's video is for you.
Our Artist Collective co-owner Vinnie Hines is a seasoned pro when it comes to gigs and touring!
He just dropped a new video on our YouTube Channel to help YOU get the drop to make extra music money on the road (btw, great tips even when you're not on the road)!
Watch the video now and get ready to take a few notes along the way.
Dear Artists: It's 2022 and like it or not -- your MUSIC is CONTENT.
I know it's hard to consider sometimes, but the moment you post a song, share a performance video, or upload a reel, you are by definition a "content creator."
But don't worry. The good news is that social media isn't the end all be all, it's literally just the means to an end!
Focusing on content will help tremendously with your organic music promotion efforts.
More good news about social media content?
When it comes to getting your music and your message out to the world, there are very few things standing in your way... except yourself.
So let's make social media content really, really easy. Here are 3 easy content tips for musicians to succeed on social.
Using this framework, regardless of the...
Aren't you tired of doing the same thing over and over with your music career and getting the same results?
Are you running out of strategies to market yourself?
Ready to start making money with your hobby?.....
Well, the truth is you have to treat it like a real business. And in business, you are always learning new things from mentors, consultants, and other perspectives that can help you think outside the box.
In the call, I will get to know your current strategies and provide you with a clear plan to elevate your music career.
If you have a question before you book, just text me 773-365-9887
Founder | Artist Collective
Spotify officially releases their BETA for Songwriter pages. This is a new way for creatives to showcase their works even if they aren't releasing it on their Artist pages.
I truly believe that this is the beginning of the uprising of songwriters. Just as Producers have recently come out of the shadows and presented themselves as their own artists, ( DJ Khaled, Dr. Dre, etc), the same might start to happen for songwriters.
This new platform on Spotify will allow songwriters who aren't artists an opportunity to create real-estate on Spotify. This will grow credibility and hopefully a fanbase.
Any artist who is also a songwriter should absolutely apply for one of these pages!
You can showcase your recent collaborations
Spotify will create a "Written By" playlist!
Right now you can apply to get...
If you are using samples or wish to in the future, it is very important that you are aware of the steps it takes to clear them and the dangers of infringing copyright if it is not done correctly!
January 16th at 6 PM CST I will be chatting with Professor Fox to give you the truth about sampling.
Fox is a producer & and actual professor at S.A.E. Institute in Nashville, TN. His accolades include producing tracks for Chance the Rapper ("Hey Ma"), Alex Wiley, Kids These Days, and more!
He will be going through some high-level information on copyrights and the processes of clearing a sample
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