TikTok Marketing For Indie Artists

While it may be the one of the most discussed social media platforms of the present day, many still struggle to understand what exactly TikTok is, much less how to utilize it as the powerful marketing tool which it undeniably is. Here, we clear some of the fog surrounding TikTok… Continue Reading

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Soon It Will Cost More For Copyright Registration

Every few years, the U.S. Copyright Office does a detailed study on its fees in an attempt to determine whether they need adjusting. In their latest audit, the office decided it was time to raise its rates by about $10 for most electronic filings. ___________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski… Continue Reading

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Facebook Adds Millions Of New US, Canada, EU Users After 2 Years Of Stagnation

Facebook now has more than 2.45 billion monthly users, up 1.65%, from 2.41 billion in Q2 2019 when it grew 1.6%. The social behemoth now has 1.62 billion daily active users, up 2% from 1.587 billion last quarter when it grew 1.6%. Most notably, Facebook added 2 million users each… Continue Reading

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Now More Than 1000 Musicians Are Boycotting Amazon

The number of musicians that have signed a “No Music for ICE” letter pledging a boycott of Amazon-sponsored festivals and other partnerships until the company ends support of human rights violations through contracts with ICE and other related US government agencies has now passed 1000. Deerhoof, Ted Leo, Álex Anwandter,… Continue Reading

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Molly Neuman Named President Of Songtrust

Molly Neuman has been named President of Downtown Music owned Songtrust, the indie global music royalty collection and publishing administrator. Neuman joined Songtrust in 2017 as Global Head of Business Development. During her tenure, Songtrust has posted record-setting metrics for the business, including triple-digit growth with more than 2 million… Continue Reading

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Planning A Tour? 4 Expenses You Need To Keep In Mind

Touring is often difficult and expensive, but through careful planning, there is a good deal artists can do to to at least mitigate the latter of these issues. Here we look at four major cost drains that artists need to prepare for in advance in order to avoid inviting financial… Continue Reading

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Guide To Enjoying Your Outdoor Music Festival Experience

There’s more to an outdoor music festival than just seeing your favorite bands perform, and whether you’re making a pilgrimage across the country or just heading to your local fairgrounds, there are host of sights, sounds, and experiences which await you. Here’s we look at to prepare appropriately so as… Continue Reading

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Why Improvisation Is Great For Seasoned Musicians, As Well As Those Just Beginning To Learn Music

When performing on stage or learning a new piece of music, musicians typically view their playing one of two ways, good or poor. Unfortunately, this binary way of look at music can do real harm to our growth as an artist, harm which can be rectified through the power of… Continue Reading

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MUSO Raises $1M To Expand Its Live Music Marketplace

Muso has raised $1 million in a seed funding round that will be used to accelerate the growth of its two-sided live music marketplace. Founded in 2018 by co-founders, Jeremiah Siemianow, Brandon Crimmins and Alan Jin the Australia based startup helps up-and-coming local musicians find and book live gigs while… Continue Reading

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Creative Ways To Advertise Your Music On TikTok

Although still in its infancy when it comes to the platform’s advertising availability, TikTok’s broad and rapidly expanding global user base has musicians and their marketing teams eager to get in on the ground floor. Here we look at some creative ways to promote your music on the rising video… Continue Reading

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