New Web Domain '.BAND': More Than Just the New Kid on the Block

[Editor’s Note: This was written by Jesse McCracken, Social Media Manager for Rightside, and it originally appeared on Rightside’s blog. Visit tunecoredomains.band to get “.band” or “.rocks” web addresses that capture your band’s and you brand’s personality and voice.] Van Morrison is a music legend. As a singer-songwriter since the late 1950s, he has seen the industry go through […]

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Merch Tips From the TuneCore Artist Community

A lot of artists find excuses to ignore the concept of selling merch. Maybe you don’t play live too often yet, or you just distributed your first single or album. Or maybe you’re playing regularly but you just don’t see merch as a necessity. Because after all, how could it really be that big of […]

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5 Ways Research Can Help You Connect with Your Fans

[Editor’s Note: We work with SoundOut to offer our artists insights and analytics with TuneCore Fan Reviews reports. Check out this post from SoundOut’s CEO and Founder, which describes how music research with fans can complement your music creation and marketing efforts.] David Courtier-Dutton is the CEO and Founder of SoundOut, the market leading research and audience […]

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Launch Social Campaigns in Minutes with TwitMusic

Twit_logo_name_dotsWhen you have new music to release, you want your fans to know about it.   And because so many music consumers use social media, promoting your new album or single on Twitter and Instagram can have great reach.  Here’s the problem: setting up these marketing campaigns can be difficult (and pricey) without the support of a big marketing team behind you.  Well…not anymore.

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