Is it time to expand your team? Ask yourself these 5 questions

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.] Maybe you have a team of 5 already. Maybe you’ve never even thought about team members. Maybe you aren’t even sure what I mean when I say “expand your team” and you’re wondering how that’s possible when you don’t even have a team to expand. Don’t […]

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Creative Ways to Release Your Music

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.] What do you think of when you hear the word “marketing”? If you’re anything like most people, the first things that come to mind are Mad Men era suits, slicked back hair, and a whole lot of sleazy selling.  But times have changed and marketing now […]

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Italian MC Vacca Sounds Off on TuneCore and Independent Success

Italian hip hop artist Vacca (aka Alessandro Vacca), has been releasing music independently since 2003. Born and raised in Italy, Vacca relocated with Kingston, Jamaica but rose to become one of Italy’s earliest rap stars.  At a time when MySpace ruled – and it did – Vacca was ranked as the most popular Italian artist […]

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iTunes Holiday 2019 Delays & Closures – Plan Ahead!

Each year around the holidays, our friends at Apple/iTunes takes some time off. That means it’s time to plan to get your November and December releases planned!

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It’s Not Me, It’s You: How To Transfer Your Releases to TuneCore

Ready to ditch your distributor and move your releases to TuneCore? Keep 100% of your revenue once you follow these easy steps for transferring your releases and switching distributors!

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Approved For All Audiences: How To Make Sure Your Content Doesn’t Get Rejected

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by TuneCore’s own Tori Leche. Tori is the Lead Agent on our Content Review and Administration team. This article was originally posted on Hypebot.] Independent artists who want to get their releases on streaming platforms often don’t realize that some very simple mistakes could mean that listeners don’t hear […]

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4 Phases To Hitting the Billboard Album Charts

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chris Greenwood aka MANAFEST. MANAFEST is an award-winning songwriter and artist who has been using TuneCore to distribute his music for years. In this excerpt from his free book, MANAFEST breaks down how he utilized the tools available at his fingertips to build excitement around a release and […]

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TuneCore Announces New Distribution Features

What’s the old expression…”If ain’t broke, don’t fix it”? Yeah, well, we’re not really into that here at TuneCore. Today we’re announcing some cool new features that we’ve added to TuneCore’s digital distribution process that we’re sure our artist community will dig! Apple ID Mapping This ever happen to you? You’re excited to release a […]

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5 Quick Psychology Hacks to Improve Your Cover Art

[Editors Note: This article was written by Berta Melder.] Some people say you should never judge a book by its cover. However, the cover is the first thing we see so there’s no surprise it actually affects our decision. When we look for music online, we also see dozens of different album covers. We look […]

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