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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 set them up themselves. Sometimes it’s worthwhile to work with an agent, but you’ll have more control if you’re booking them…

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 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,…

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.…

3 Golden Tips to Gather a Music Audience

The key to promoting music is to start early and be really active. Just change your cover photo on Facebook by the album cover and announce the launch day does not lead anywhere. You need to create expectation over time…

Music Industry Biz 101: Top 10 Ways To Make Your Concert Memorable

So you’ve booked a gig… Congrats! Now, you have one mission: To make it so unforgettable that the people who attend can’t stop talking about it. You want them to come to your next show and bring all their friends.…

Music Industry Biz 101: Hosting a Successful Event

The leap to hosting a live event is a big one. It carries financial risk, a load of stress, and often new and unfamiliar roles, but also almost certainly guarantees a fun time and great way for people to get…

How to Eat Healthy as a Touring Musician

Travelling across America has its perks with its diverse climates and exciting cities, but, like on any road trip, your food choices can seriously affect your overall health. Whether you’re picky or a ravenous eater, there are numerous healthy food…

Tour Sponsorship: How Creativity Can Become Dollars

When you’re out on the road touring, saving money can (at times) be the equivalent to making money. Many nights are spent sleeping in the van, couch surfing or camping in order to keep the necessary funds to use for…