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Wednesday Video Diversion: April 24, 2019

Happy Wednesday! We’re back slingin’ a whole new lineup of TuneCore Artist music videos once again. We’re also taking a moment to acknowledge that on this day in 1968, none other than David Bowie – then a new artist – was turned down by Apple Records, a new record label founded by the Beatles. We’ve […]

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6 Ways To Optimize Your Instagram Page

[Editors Note:This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Read his recent Instagram-focused pieces on tips for better fan engagement, overall best practices and using Stories!] As everyone hopefully knows by now, Instagram is hugely important when it comes to getting your name out there, making big announcements (like new music and upcoming tours), and it’s one of […]

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4 Essentials of Self-Management

[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. This piece speaks to the process […]

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New Music Friday: April 19, 2019

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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How to Delegate Tasks and Be More Efficient

[Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.] Let me know if you’ve heard this one before: “I know I need to hire ___, but I just can’t afford it.” Or what about this one? “I know I need help, but I’m just not sure I can trust anyone else!” Sound familiar? When I […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: April 17, 2019

Happy Wednesday, folks! We’re back to deliver up a fresh round of TuneCore Artist music videos. Today, instead of fun/weird facts about this day in music history, we’re celebrating the birth and life of the Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley, who would have been 64 today. Pete passed away late in 2018 but will always be remembered […]

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Learning How to Fail is an Essential Part of Succeeding in the Music Business

[Editors Note: This article was written by James Shotwell and originally appeared on the Haulix Blog.] As much as you may like to believe your career in music is infallible, or that you have a gift for songwriting no one will be able to deny, I can guarantee you there will always be days when […]

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Using Video to Promote Your Music

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G. Ira.] There area lotof different ways to promote your music. You can post to social media, send out email newsletters to your fans, seek out press, do live streams, perform live, or even work with other bands to co-promote.  There are SO many different approaches to […]

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New Music Friday: April 12, 2019

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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100 Days On the Road: 10 Things I’ve Learned [Ellisa Sun]

[Editors Note: This article was written by Ellisa Sun, an artist who decided to hit the road in an RV while pursuing her music career. We loved this road journal about the lessons she learned along the way by day 100 and wanted to share it! Keep up with Ellisa’s journey on her blog.] 100 […]

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