When to Reach Out for Help in Your Music Career

Subscribing to a DIY ethos doesn’t mean ignoring all opportunities to reach out for help! Patrick McGuire breaks down the times in your music career when it makes sense to connect with others for support.

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How To Make Your Mixes Sound Great In Every System [Part 1]

Looking for industry standard mixes that sound great in every sound system? Don’t get caught up in the myths and lessons of what gear you’re using or special formula you’re following.

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SEO For Musicians: 6 Ways To Promote Your Music

Search Engine Optimization. By now you’ve likely heard the acronym “SEO” thrown around when it comes to digital marketing. But did you know about the power of SEO for independent artists?

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Branding Tips That Can Accelerate Your Music Career

Branding isn’t just your visuals like logos and press photos. It’s time for artists to start thinking about “branding” as “positioning”. Start utilizing this mentality to build a highly engaged fan base!

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When To Book Gigs: The Ultimate Guide for Artists

Mastering your pitch to talent buyers & bookers is one thing. Knowing when to reach out & book gigs is another! Read our breakdown of timing by venue type.

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5 Holiday Merch Ideas Your Fans Will Love

It’s never too early to start thinking about creative holiday merch concepts! Take a look at some ideas that can get you on the right path this holiday season.

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Planning a Tour? 4 Expenses You Need to Consider

Previously, Rich Nardo broke down some tips for saving money on tour. In this piece, we take a look at the inevitable costs an artist must face when planning their next tour.

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Why Musicians Who Don’t Create Sustainable Lifestyles Quit Making Music

Moonshot goals can be incredible motivators for creatives, especially if a musician is young and charting out the course for their career. But what happens when, like most musicians, things don’t turn out exactly how you want after years of effort and sacrifice?

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5 Reasons to Offer Instrumentals

Ever think about releasing the instrumentals of your latest EP, album or single? Check out this article to learn why it might pay off for you!

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5 Ways Artists Can Use Podcasts to Promote Their Brand

There are a lot of parallels between podcasting and creating independent music. Learn how you can use podcasts to build and promote your brand!

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