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Music Business

How to use SoundCloud as a Marketing Tool

Let’s say you’ve got your marketing schedule for the year polished and ready to go… Kudos! Now, I assume there are some times in your schedule where you’ll be touring, doing local shows, recording music etc., where you aren’t actively…

Black Owned Labels You Need To Know About

June is Black Music Appreciation Month! To celebrate, we’re here to spread the love and promote some of the best in the industry. Here are 5 Black-owned, badass labels you should absolutely know about in 2021. 🔥 Black Owned Labels…

Money Management Tips for Independent Musicians

How you manage your money can make or break your success as an independent musician. At the end of the day, no matter how much you make, impulse buys, improper budgeting, and simply not knowing how to save your money…

Mental Health Resources for Musicians

Over 70% of independent musicians struggle with anxiety, depression or other mental health issue. Let’s face it, being a musician is challenging. Hell, being human is challenging. The consistent pressure to be the best can become overwhelming, and those high…

How to Claim your Label/Artist Pages

Have you claimed your artist/label page yet? Claiming your page gives you more control, the verified blue check mark, allows you to view more information about your streams, followers, and so much more. This post breaks down everything you need to…

Types of Playlists and Programming in Amazon Music

With tons of stations and playlists to get featured on, Amazon Music gives artists the opportunity to get heard by millions of fans all over the world. As an artist, it helps to be aware of everything they have to…

Best Practices for Tiktok, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram

Here at Symphonic, we place major importance on providing free education for artists and anyone looking to improve their skills in the music industry. To help you out, we’ve created some best practice sheets to teach you how to improve…

An Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Defining your Artist Brand

This post comes from Dayna Young, the Founder of Fred & Augustus with 15+ years of global experience in music and entertainment. In this article, she explains how building an artist brand can be compared to a 4D chess match. Why?…

How to Write Event Sponsorship Emails

When it comes to securing event sponsors, it’s all about connections and maintaining relationships. Not only that, it all starts with a great pitch. To do this, you’ll need to write emails with your proposal and be able to navigate…

How to Update Your Artist Profile on Deezer

Clear visuals and updated artist profiles are crucial in creating and maintaining your artist image. In this ever expanding digital age, branding is everything. It’s important to keep all of your platforms up-to-date. Luckily for you, Deezer’s Backstage platform is…