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Music Business

Forming Your Own Artist Development Team: The Music Producer

Part 2 of our Artist Development Series  In the first installment of this series, we established the function and importance of creating an artist development team for individuals aspiring to a successful career in the Music Industry. We listed the…

3 Creative Strategies For Finding Cold Contacts

If you’re just starting your journey into PR, booking, or even licensing inquiries, odds are you’ve run into the dreaded silence that comes from hundreds and hundreds of emails going unanswered. In fact, it can feel downright discouraging to take…

How to Decide Where to Promote Your Music on Social Media

Sometimes it can feel impossible to decide which direction to focus your efforts. Do you pay attention to hashtags and Stories, making Instagram your number one priority? Or do you play into Facebook’s preference for live videos and native content?…

8 Things Your EPK Must Have

Electronic press kits changed the music industry years ago, and though they’re not as popular as they once were (some musicians prefer to let their social media profiles do all the talking), they can still be incredibly useful. In fact,…

Tips for Pitching Your Music to Blogs and Writers

The 2019 internet is quite an interesting tool. As music blogs become easier to create with every passing day, the influx of pitching opportunities is overwhelming. For every five people who are really into music, I am willing to bet…

Take Advantage of Spotify Analytics for Labels

If you run a label that has music on Spotify, you can use Spotify Analytics for Labels to access a ton of features that aren’t available in Spotify for Artists. To sweeten the deal, these features are FREE. Yes, absolutely,…

5 Things You Might Want To Send To Journalists

These days, most publicity firms spend almost all their time emailing bloggers and writers non-stop, as everything seems to have gone digital…well, almost everything. There are still times when mailing something physical can not only be a good idea, but…

Starting a Music-Focused Podcast

Over the past few years, we’ve seen podcasts explode in literally every industry, covering every possible topic, and the music industry is certainly no exception. Podcasts are a new and exciting way to engage your target audience, whether they’re your…

Forming Your Own Artist Development Team

Part 1 of our Artist Development Series. There are many decisions to make when deciding on the people that will help you make your mark in the Music Industry. You may think it’s premature, but it is wise to know…

Symphonic Integrates with Beatsource!

Beatport provides the global DJ community access to a vast catalogue of high quality, expertly curated digital music from the industry’s leading artists and labels. They’re globally recognized as the leader of electronic music for DJs, fans and producers alike.…