S.T.A.G.E.S. of Email Marketing [Pt. 6]

[Editors Note: This is the sixth and final volume in a multi-part series by Cheryl B. Engelhardt, singer/songwriter, composer, and the owner of the music career consultation site In The Key of Success. In this series, Cheryl breaks down the key S.T.A.G.E.S. of email marketing for independent artists – we invite you to follow along and catch up, […]

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New Music Friday: November 9, 2018

TuneCore Artists are releasing tons of new music every day. Each week we check out the new TuneCore releases and choose a few at random to feature on the blog. Is your hit next? Follow Music Made Me – a Spotify playlist that’s updated every Friday with new releases from TuneCore Artists – stream it […]

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Beginners Guide to Building an Audience

[Editors Note:The following is an installment in our series of a partnership between TuneCore and students at Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University. In an attempt to offer new insight and educational content for independent artists, we’re excited to give these music industry professionals of the future a journalistic platform.] Branding Basics Branding is the process of clarifying who […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: November 7, 2018

Happy Wednesday! We’re back again to highlight some awesome members of our TuneCore Artist community and show off their music videos in an attempt to bring you out of that mid-week slumber. Don’t let those eyes get too heavy to watch these! Speaking of eyes, today marks the anniversary of Hall & Oates’ 80s classic […]

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How to Make Passive Income with Your Piano Skills (Even as a Beginner)

[Editors Note: This article was written by Jason Antoon.] Believe it or not, you can have a passive income playing the piano without booking any shows or gigs in bars. There are many ways to monetize your talent and support your musical progress financially. In this article, we will discuss the seven most interesting ones, […]

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The S.T.A.G.E.S. of Email Marketing [Pt. 5]

[Editors Note: This is the fifth volume in a multi-part series by Cheryl B. Engelhardt, singer/songwriter, composer, and the owner of the music career consultation site In The Key of Success. Cheryl will be breaking down the key S.T.A.G.E.S. of email marketing for independent artists – we invite you to follow along over the next few weeks, as […]

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New Music Friday: November 2, 2018

TuneCore Artists are releasing tons of new music every day. Each week we check out the new TuneCore releases and choose a few at random to feature on the blog. Is your hit next? Follow Music Made Me – a Spotify playlist that’s updated every Friday with new releases from TuneCore Artists – stream it […]

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3 Ways to Immediately Increase Crowd Participation

[Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinski.] Have you ever been on stage feeling the blank stares from people in the audience, or – even worse, not seeing anyone look at you because they’re all on their phones or talking at the bar? It can feel pretty discouraging to play live, giving all […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: October 31, 2018

Happy Wednesday, and if you celebrate, Happy Halloween! We’re skipping the music history lesson on this week’s round up of TuneCore Artist music videos, and instead just celebrating the SpOoOoOkY holiday. Once you’re done enjoying these videos, we suggest moving onto a healthy diet of “Halloween” by the Misfits, “Monster Mash” by whichever of you […]

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October 2018 Industry Wrap-Up

By Kevin Cornell Another month is coming to a close, and TuneCore is here to fill all you independent artists in on some of the headlines you may have missed. Whether it’s music streaming, publishing, product updates, studies and reports, or op-eds, we’re rounding up some music industry must-reads for all of you looking to […]

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