The 4 Best Facebook Practices for Artists in 2018

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Be sure to read his takes on the ‘4 Best Twitter Practices for Artists in 2018′, too!] At this point, Facebook can feel like something of a joke in the social media world. Sure, it’s still the biggest platform, but it almost feels like it’s going […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: November 14, 2018

Another Wednesday, another round-up of TuneCore Artist music videos! We’re all over the map this week – as usual – to bring you the best in audio visual distraction and brighten up your hump day. K. Sparks, “Say Less” Calling Glory, “Heartbeat” Sainty Baby & Distruction Boyz, “Usenzani (feat. Azzi)” Cherokee, “Goddess” Seth Cook, “Let’s […]

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A Look At Co-Publishing, Sub-Publishing, and Administration Agreements [Pt. 1]

[Editors Note:This article was written by Justin Jacobson, Esq.] In a prior two-part series, we examined the traditional songwriter and music publisher relationship, including reviewing some standard clauses that an artist would find in many publishing arrangements. In this first installment, we will explore a few other contractual relationships that can exist between a music […]

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S.T.A.G.E.S. of Email Marketing [Pt. 6]

[Editors Note: This is the sixth and final volume in a multi-part series by Cheryl B. Engelhardt, singer/songwriter, composer, and the owner of the music career consultation site In The Key of Success. In this series, Cheryl breaks down the key S.T.A.G.E.S. of email marketing for independent artists – we invite you to follow along and catch up, […]

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New Music Friday: November 9, 2018

TuneCore Artists are releasing tons of new music every day. Each week we check out the new TuneCore releases and choose a few at random to feature on the blog. Is your hit next? Follow Music Made Me – a Spotify playlist that’s updated every Friday with new releases from TuneCore Artists – stream it […]

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Beginners Guide to Building an Audience

[Editors Note:The following is an installment in our series of a partnership between TuneCore and students at Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University. In an attempt to offer new insight and educational content for independent artists, we’re excited to give these music industry professionals of the future a journalistic platform.] Branding Basics Branding is the process of clarifying who […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: November 7, 2018

Happy Wednesday! We’re back again to highlight some awesome members of our TuneCore Artist community and show off their music videos in an attempt to bring you out of that mid-week slumber. Don’t let those eyes get too heavy to watch these! Speaking of eyes, today marks the anniversary of Hall & Oates’ 80s classic […]

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How to Make Passive Income with Your Piano Skills (Even as a Beginner)

[Editors Note: This article was written by Jason Antoon.] Believe it or not, you can have a passive income playing the piano without booking any shows or gigs in bars. There are many ways to monetize your talent and support your musical progress financially. In this article, we will discuss the seven most interesting ones, […]

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The S.T.A.G.E.S. of Email Marketing [Pt. 5]

[Editors Note: This is the fifth volume in a multi-part series by Cheryl B. Engelhardt, singer/songwriter, composer, and the owner of the music career consultation site In The Key of Success. Cheryl will be breaking down the key S.T.A.G.E.S. of email marketing for independent artists – we invite you to follow along over the next few weeks, as […]

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New Music Friday: November 2, 2018

TuneCore Artists are releasing tons of new music every day. Each week we check out the new TuneCore releases and choose a few at random to feature on the blog. Is your hit next? Follow Music Made Me – a Spotify playlist that’s updated every Friday with new releases from TuneCore Artists – stream it […]

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