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How to Sell Your Very Own Artist Merch: Best Practices + More

Artist merch can be one of the most fun and profitable ways to get your name out there! You can sell merch online, at shows, at record stores and more. It may seem difficult to get started with selling your…

5 Tips for Independent Musicians on Booking International Gigs

The best way for an independent musician to ensure that they get a constant stream of gigs is to make sure that they set them up themselves. Sometimes it’s worthwhile to work with an agent, but you develop a better…

5 Mistakes Musicians Make With Their Live Shows

We’ve all been in the position of buying concert tickets and waiting weeks, or even months, to finally see the show. Most of the time, the concert is worth the wait, but sometimes, the concert is a complete letdown. In…

How to Attract a Booking Agency

Without a booking agent, it can be hard to find gigs on your own. Luckily there are tools like SonicBids that can help, but it can be very useful to have an agency on your side if you want to…

How to Plan a Release Party on a Budget

You’re about to release a project that you’ve been working on for months and you couldn’t be more excited, but you’re worried that with your indie artist budget, you won’t be able to afford a release party. No matter how…

8 Tips for Becoming a More Successful Musician

The DJ business is a tough one; it seems like everywhere you turn, there’s someone ready to take your place. While it’s always important to view your competition as motivation, it’s still important to be the best version of yourself that you…

How to Promote Your Gigs on Spotify

Promoting upcoming gigs should be a no brainer to you. You want to fill the venue with all of your fans and even potential ones! Here’s how you can promote your gigs on Spotify: Spotify has partnered with Ticketmaster, Songkick, Eventbrite,…

How to Book a DIY Tour Like a Pro

This article originally appeared on the site of our friends over at Sonicbids. It’s no secret that in today’s industry, musicians are much more than musicians. Often we have to be our own booking agents, publicists, marketing teams, merch coordinators,…

5 Ways Musicians Can Make Money in 2018

Earning revenue has always been one of the biggest challenges facing musicians. The days of merely relying on music sales and touring to bring in the big bucks are gone. The need to diversify your revenue streams in 2018 should…

10 Cool Merch Ideas to Sell at Gigs

Selling merchandise can be very helpful when raising revenue for independent bands and artists because they may end up making more at a gig. Merchandise is key to promoting your music and for making your fans feel closer to you.…