How Artists Can Make Money and more

TikTok Expert Exposes The Algorithm feat. Taran Gray

Andrew Southworth

In this video Taran Gray and I talk about how artists can make money from music without relying on streams, and how to capitalize on the TikTok algorithm. Taran is a TikTok content specialist managing content for Yamaha and other popular brands, and he runs a content marketing agency called Social Play Digital (….

From Regular Job To Full-Time Indie Artist, Managing $20K in Paid Ads, Spotify Payouts Ft Nate Rose

Brandman Network

Learn From The Music Industry and Join Too Lost’s Office Hours Every Monday: For more information on Too Lost, visit their IG: Join ForeverFan Today and Use Promo Code: NOLABELS02👇🏽 Want to grow…

5 Fabulous Fundraising Platforms For Musicians

Cyber PR

Yes there are the traditional crowdfunding platforms and we’ll talk about those—but there are also other platforms that can help you raise money, connect with fans, and grow your career. Take a look. I’m going to start with two crowdfunding platforms you already know. They are tried and true in crowdfunding for a reason, but, they are …

How important is marketing in the music industry?


Marketing plays a crucial role in the success of any business, and the music industry is no exception. Behind every hit single and every sold-out concert lies a finely-tuned strategic marketing plan. Now, in the music industry, marketing has a multitude of functions. Whether it’s helping musicians and music labels stand out from the competiti…

The Importance of Having a Reserve


When you’re starting a business or label, you need to have a surplus of cash on your own before you can add to your team #omarimc #businessadvice #shorts…

How Musicians Use Replies To Get MILLIONS OF STREAMS // ACT FAST!!!

Musformation // Jesse Cannon

Music Marketer Jesse Cannon offers a comprehensive guide for musicians looking to leverage TikTok, Reels, and other social media platforms to promote their music effectively. It emphasizes the importance of creating a ‘circle of content’ through collaboration with other artists, friends, and fans, by engaging in actions like replying to each other…

13 ways to make money from music

Tom DuPree III

“How do I make money from music?” It’s a question I’ve gotten more times than I can count. And as someone who has spent the better part of two decades in the music business, it’s a question I’m certainly qualified to answer. Many independent artists focus on turning streaming into their sole source of income, but in my experience, the musici…

BMI Launches Revamped Royalty Dashboard and ‘Fully Featured’ iOS App, Targets Continued Customer Service Improvements

Digital Music News

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) has officially launched a revamped royalty dashboard that it says will afford member songwriters and composers “greater transparency and insight into their earnings.” The for-profit PRO unveiled the bolstered dashboard today, via a formal release as well as a letter (penned by president and CEO Mike O’Neill) to affiliate…

US recorded music industry booms in streaming sales

RouteNote Blog

The US is the world’s largest recorded music market. In 2023, it’s huge scope grew even further leading to its eighth year of consecutive music revenue growth. Overall US recorded music industry revenues grew by 8%, according to the RIAA’s 2023 report. The US claims many of the world’s largest artists. Audiences in the US also love music…

Independent Live Music community to gather in New Orleans for NIVA ’24


Hundreds of independent live music venues, promoters, festivals, and agents will gather in New Orleans from June 3 to 5 for NIVA ’24, the third annual convention of NIVA (The National Independent Venue Association), with programming at iconic independent venues Generations Hall, Tipitina’s, Republic NOLA, and dba….. The post Independent Live Mu…

Symphonic is redefining #musicdistribution 🤯 #musicbiz #musicmarketing #musictips #coversongs


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The 8 things that should be in every band’s electronic press kit


A digital press kit, or EPK, should include everything industry and press need to promote your music. Here’s what to include in your EPK.

Bifurcation theory | How today’s music business will become two

Music Industry Blog

One of things we pride ourselves on at MIDiA is helping the marketplace peer over the horizon with disruptive, forward-looking ideas and vision. We have a long track record of doing this (you can find a list of report links at the bottom of this post). While many of these ideas were difficult to swallow, or a little ‘out there’ at the time of wri…

Important Advice from Steve Jobs


This is an incredibly simple but crucial thought that Steve Jobs expresses in this interview. I would suggest it’s one of the reasons that most artists, certainly artists who knew him, loved Steve. He made them part of the team. I would also suggest that the failure to include artists as part of the team is an equally crucial explanatio…

New Orleans Case Study

Save the Music

Since 2018, through philanthropic investment, participatory planning, and active convening, Save The Music and its NOLA partners at Artist Corps NOLA and the New Orleans Arts Education Alliance have helped jumpstart 27 new music education programs and ten…

Musicians Institute Studio Tour: Studio A with Instructor Shaun Youth #musiciansinstitute #shorts

Musicians Institute

Audio Engineering instructor Shaun Youth highlights some of the gear and spaces that Musicians Institute students can use while here. In this first spotlight, he focuses on Studio A. Musicians Institute, in Hollywood, California, offers a comprehensive, hands-on education in contemporary music performance, recording, guitar making and music bu…

NMPA criticises Spotify over ‘bundle’ plans – and royalties

Music Ally

US music publishing body the NMPA has never been shy of a fight with digital services if it feels its members aren’t being respected. The post NMPA criticises Spotify over ‘bundle’ plans – and royalties appeared first on Music Ally. …