How Streaming Platforms Are Changing Music Promotion and Discovery

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] As music streaming giants like Spotify and Apple Music continue to transform and revitalize the music industry, artists are just beginning to fully comprehend the seemingly limitless potential of new music discovery and promotion technology in 2018’s musical landscape. Songwriters and musicians continue to struggle to financially cope […]

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6 Steps To Making Your Band Press Friendly

[Editor’s Note: This blog was written by Janelle Rogers, the founder of  Green Light Go Publicity, a music PR firm which helps up-and-coming musicians reach their audience.] Have you ever tried to reach out to media only to find the sound of a deep and resounding silence on the other end? Maybe you heard back from one or […]

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5 Tips for Making Merch Work For You

By Stephen Babcock 1. If you’re gigging, you need to sell merch (merchandise) If you plan on playing shows, you need merch. Anyone who has ever been to a concert or show knows that the best acts always have some kind of merch (T-shirts, posters, caps, etc.) to sell to fans. Whether it’s the local […]

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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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Be Part of the Efficacy Series: Tell Your Story

Music industry publicist Fiona Bloom who runs the agency The Bloom Effect (and works with musicians like TuneCore Artist Avery*Sunshine), has a developed a very cool series called “Efficacy,” focused on telling artists’ stories.  Each webisode is created and edited by the undiscovered artist/creative type featured, and is intended to capture his or her interests outside of music.

There are 117 episodes so far, including one featuring TuneCore Artist Soul Khan, with new episodes premiering every Tuesday on YouTube.

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Find out how to submit to be featured…

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Album, Single & Ringtone Distribution Credits Are Back

They’re baaack! We brought back our album, single and ringtone distribution credits, making distribution even easier.  And because of the holiday next week, we’re offering up to 20% bonus savings on multi-credit packs.

Not familiar with distribution credits?  Here’s how they work:

Distribution credits let you pre-buy distribution for your upcoming release(s).  You can purchase them before your album, single or ringtone is ready for distribution, and then use the credits when your music is all set to head to stores.  There’s no expiration date to worry about, the credits will just sit in your account until you want to use them…

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