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The MLC Presents: How Self-Administered Songwriters Can Get Started

Starting in the beginning of 2021, the MLC will be administering blanket mechanical licenses to eligible streaming and DSP’s in the United States. What does that mean for you? The MLC is hosting a webinar to break it down… The…

Protect Your Content with Cosynd

Since we partnered with Cosynd, protecting your content is now easier and more affordable than ever. Here’s how… Protect Your Content with Cosynd What you need to know… Cosynd is the fastest and most affordable way to protect yourself with…

Register to Vote with HeadCount!

The 2020 presidential election is right around the corner! To ensure everyone has the chance to have their voice heard, HeadCount has implemented a process to help people register to vote with ease. Here’s everything you need to know… Register…

Facebook Introduces Paid Online Events Feature

In the beginning of August, Facebook announced their launch of a paid online events feature to help creators monetize their streams in the wake of the pandemic. Here’s the rundown… Facebook Introduces Paid Online Events Feature What is it? Just…

Understanding YouTube’s New Analytics

Back in July, YouTube announced a ton of new features to their Analytics for Artists platform. Here’s the rundown… Understanding YouTube’s New Analytics “Analytics for Artists, now in YouTube Studio, provides a new and improved view of an artist’s catalog…

Why Independent Artists Should Beware of Streaming Fraud

Buying fake streams is a serious problem in today’s modern industry. In a world that’s obsessed with stats, it’s understandable why. But the issue runs deeper than just buying streams. Even if you decide to work with a service that…

Google Play Music is Officially Shutting Down

Google Play Music has announced that they will be officially shutting down and being replaced with YouTube Music in December 2020. Here’s everything you need to know… Google Play Music is Officially Shutting Down The merger between YouTube and Google…

Introducing IG Reels

With TikTok on the verge of leaving us for good, creators are looking for other platforms to take its place. On August 5th, Instagram announced just that. IG Reels, a new way to create and discover short, entertaining videos, has…

Top 4 Alternative Platforms to Replace TikTok

Trump has threatened to ban TikTok, and the platform’s 100 million users are pissed. In the event that this threat actually becomes reality, creators are on the hunt for new platforms to hopefully replace the TikTok sized hole in their…

New Bill to Save Independent Music Venues

COVID-19 hit the music industry hard. As operations have been shut down for longer than anyone ever anticipated, independent venues all over the country are still feeling the heat. Luckily, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. New…