Tips For Social Media Posting Frequency in 2020

While many have the opinion that you can never post too much on a social media network, research shows that there’s definitely a threshold after which additional posts begin to feel like spam. That point varies for each network however.

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Planning Your Release – TuneCore Live Session [Recap + Stream]

Release planning is essential. Whether it’s a single, an EP or an album, having a road map will help ensure that you’re as prepared as possible for a successful campaign. That means everything from distribution (cover art, audio files, and dates) to promotion (media list, playlist pitching, and creative assets). But as an up and […]

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5 Things Artists Do To Stall Their Careers

Have you ever worked so hard towards something, only to feel like no matter what you do, you can’t get any traction? You work so hard to build a name for yourself, only to burn out and stall—but as I’ve noticed, it’s almost always because of the same five hang ups.

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On Making More Mistakes and How They Help You Learn in Music

The rigidity that many of us bring on our musical paths can deeply hurt us later on as musicians. A chronic fear of making mistakes has resulted in more bland songs than we can count. It’s a mindset that inspires fear and dread in the hearts of amazing musicians and keeps them from taking risks and embracing new ideas in their performances.

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Marketing Your Art Without Losing Your Integrity

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Shannon Byrne.] If promoting yourself makes you uncomfortable or if you feel like it challenges your integrity, now is an excellent time to find what feels right. If you’re a career musician, you have to sell your work and you have to grow your audience. You are a […]

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How To Sell (Even When You’re Really Bad at Selling!)

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.] The days of door to door salesman with slicked back hair and ill fitting khaki suits might be a thing of the past, but for a lot of us, when we hear the word “sales”, that’s where our mind goes. After all, the last thing we […]

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Are You Making the Most of Your YouTube Channel?

In this article, we’re going to take a look at several other ways that artists can optimize their YouTube presence to attract new listeners and keep those who are already followers coming back consistently.

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“Hang On – You Do What?!” A Guide to Roles in the Music Industry

For way too long artists have been getting their roles confused. Thinking managers do press, publicists book shows, and tour managers book tours. And who could blame them? After all, the industry has become such a hodge podge of different roles and it seems that they’re constantly changing depending on who you talk to.

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Best Practices: Choosing Your Release Date

Though there is no ‘right’ release date, when strategically picked, it can optimize the effectiveness of a marketing campaign and maximize your reach to new fans. This is a guide to help you figure out when that date might be.

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Finding Time In Your Day to Create Music

Even if you’ve found time during quarantine to make more music, there will come a time where new habits can be helpful in carving out time during your day to create.

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