3 Ways To Handle Rejection & Take Action

[Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinski.]   The other day I stared at my computer, watching a cursor blink on a blank page in Microsoft Word for a solid 20 minutes. Have you ever experienced that? You set out to write a quick note and you just. can’t. get. the. words. out? […]

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Pitching to Press: The 22-Point Guide

[Editor’s Note: This guide was written by Amit Gurbaxani.] Words 1. Get the essentials of your bio right. It’s shocking how many acts get them wrong. This means making sure to include your full name or names (and in case you have an alias, your real name unless you’re anonymous), the city or cities you’re […]

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International Promotion: Tips For Your Next Campaign

Doing your own PR and promotional campaigns? Don’t be afraid to branch outside of your home country! Read more for tips on international promotion.

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Tour Planning & Logistics – TuneCore Live Session [Recap + Stream]

Ready to hit the road? Check out our TuneCore Live Session webinar to get some tips on planning your first tour!

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Marketing Your Next Music Video [Part 2]

In the second-part of this three-part series, Hugh McIntyre breaks down the initial pitching, social media and email announcement of your next music video.

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An Updated Look at the EPK

An updated installment to his 2016 “Common Mistakes to Avoid When Building an EPK”, W. Tyler Allen breaks down the must-haves.

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Are You Making a Record No One Will Hear?

[Editors Note: This article was written by Janelle Rogers.] You’re really proud of the record you’ve just made, and you think people would like it if they heard it. In fact, you may think you’re doing the best work of your life. You’ve put nearly a year, if not years of hard work and cash […]

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Why Playlists Are More Important Than Ever

[Author: Patrick McGuire *] [Editor’s Note: Be sure to check out our “Spotify Playlists 101” Survival Guide!] In 2017, the playlist has become an integral part of not just music but our culture at large. While radioplay and the blogosphere still have the power to bring attention to an artist, playlists are becoming a steadfast […]

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Thoughts On How To Approach Music Bloggers

[Editors Note: This article is derived from the “Question and Answer” format found over at MusicPreneurHub.com, a site that connects artists and music industry experts. It was written by Jack Ought, a musician, freelance writer and digital artist from the UK.]   1. Start With Empathy I’d say start with empathy. Empathy is a vital skill for dealing […]

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5 Reasons Venues Aren’t Writing You Back

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Patrick McGuire. Patrick is a writer, composer, and experienced touring musician based in Philadelphia.]   It can be a hugely frustrating experience to reach out to a venue in hopes of booking a show only to hear nothing back. When you’ve spent months or even years creating music, it can […]

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