Make a Big Impact by Tapping Into Local Promotional Opportunities

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G. Ira.] These days, no matter how big or small your fanbase, all musicians are international artists. Social media gives you the power to connect with music fans all over the world and reach people on the other side of the planet who may not even speak […]

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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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The One Place Your Focus Should Always Be

[Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinski.]   With the ever-looming pressure to get as many followers, likes, and retweets as possible, it can be easy to lose sight and neglect the followers you already have. Josh Spector, a writer for Medium and founder of For the Interested, discusses the importance of mindset […]

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Creating an Album Release Checklist

[Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.]   If you’re reading this, odds are you’ve either just released a new album, or have plans to in the coming weeks or months to do so. So first off, congratulations! Getting to a place where you’re ready to bring your latest project into the world […]

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Content Marketing – Why It’s One of the Best Ways to Promote Your Music

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea Ira.]   It’s the big question all musicians ask: How do I promote my music? So today I’m going to key you in on the best strategy to promote your music, grow your fanbase, and make more money – and it’s something that can work for any […]

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What To Expect When You’re Expecting…To Book a Tour

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rich Nardo. Rich is a freelance writer and editor, and is the Director of Public Relations and Creative at NGAGE.]   So you’re band is killing it. The crowds at your hometown shows are getting bigger and bigger and you’ve dipped your toes into playing ‘out-of-town’. You just put out a […]

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Performing In a New City? Tips For the Traveling Indie Musician

[Editors Note: This blog post was written by Michelle Aguilar, a writer and digital artist based in Los Angeles.]   When I’m not studying, freaking out during mid-terms or in the mountains, there’s a high chance that I’m at a concert seeing/dancing to one of my favorite musicians or serendipitously coming across a fascinating artist. After getting […]

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