3 Ways To Find Your Target Audience

As important as your songwriting, social media strategy, and marketing/PR efforts are, connecting with your target audience requires more.

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An Updated Look at the EPK

An updated installment to his 2016 “Common Mistakes to Avoid When Building an EPK”, W. Tyler Allen breaks down the must-haves.

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Why Finding Your Genre is Like Establishing a Business Niche

Guest blogger Kayleigh Alexandra from MicroStartups explains how zeroing in on a genre shares parallels with figuring out what kind of small business you want to run.

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365 Days On the Road: 5 Things I’ve Learned

TuneCore Artist Ellisa Sun breaks down everything she learned while on the road in an RV as a touring musician for a whole year.

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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Signed

Signing a record deal with a label of any size is an exciting prospect, but there are some important things to consider before putting ink to paper.

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Improve Your Live Shows By Watching Others

Just because you booked the gig doesn’t mean everyone’s going to remember your set. Never be afraid to learn from your peers – whether local or superstars.

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Why Songwriters Should Be Embracing Authenticity – Not Trends

Patrick McGuire offers songwriters some advice for creating meaningful music and why authenticity matters.

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Radio Promotion Part 1 – Matt Reilly (KUTX) & Howard Petruziello (Red Light) on the #MusicMadeMe Podcast

Amy Lombardi sits down with KTUX Program Director Matt Riley and Red Light Management’s Howard Petruziello to talk about the ins & outs of radio promotion.

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Producing Tracks For Licensing – How To Raise Your Odds For Success [Part 1]

In the first installment of another two-part series, home recording extraordinaire Gary Gray breaks down some tips for production with licensing in mind!

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6 Times You Should Name-Drop In Your Bio & Press Materials

Like so many things when it comes to pitching your music, there’s a time and a place to “name-drop”. Hugh McIntyre breaks down the best opportunities.

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