Where Should I Invest My Money as an Artist?
How do you know where to concentrate your funds? For instance, if you only have a set budget of say, $2,000, where do you put that? What if it’s only $200? Do you hire a publicist? Do you go on tour? Do you get press photos? Check out Angela Mastrogiacomo’s piece to start a plan!View Post
A Mini Finance Guide for Indie Musicians
[Editors Note: This blog article was written by Michelle Aguilar.] Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi once said, “Music is spiritual. The music business is not.” Whether you’ve been in the industry for years or just starting out, there’s bound to be many bumps in the roads in terms of funding for your career as a musician […]View Post
Five Tips To Increase Your Value as a Performer
By Mason Hoberg Contrary to what you may believe, learning to play an instrument well is only the first step in becoming a musician who is commercially valuable. To really be an asset to labels, or even just other musicians in your scene, you need to constantly be improving your skills and marketability. The […]View Post
Not All Advances Are Created Equal and Here’s Why
[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Eli Ball, CEO of Lyric Financial. TuneCore and Lyric Financial partnered in April to bring artists TuneCore Direct Advance.] A career in the music industry is like a ride on the steepest, curviest, most unpredictable roller coaster in the world. There are so many moving parts, […]View Post