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Music Business

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…

Which Legal Entity Is Right For Your Music Business?

This information is brought to you by Debbie Egel, an attorney whose practice includes writing and reviewing music contracts, running an independent label for over 10 years; and developing indie artists. She is knowledgeable of the economics of music, the…

Best Music Industry Books To Read During Quarantine

Now is the perfect time to bunker down and feed your brain with some food for thought. So, we asked our team about their favorite music industry related books and their awesome minds did not disappoint. Sit back, relax, and…

Best Streaming and Sales Analytics for Music Managers and Record Labels

We talk about analytics a lot. How could we not when they’re so important? As we’ve covered in other posts, there are tons of analytics tools for you to choose from, all of them offering different specs. To break it…

Copyright Crash Course with Cosynd and Symphonic

Today, there are far more ways to create, share, and earn income from your content than ever before. Figuring out how copyright fits into your content strategy can feel complicated. Luckily, we’ve got you covered! With the help of Cosynd, we’re…

Listen to Symphonic’s Summer Party Mix on Spotify!

We know the energy this summer isn’t quite the same as we’re all used to, but you can create a party vibe all your own with our Summer Mix playlist on Spotify! ☀️ Create your own summer vacation from the comfort…

Best Tools for Music Collaboration

Just because we’re stuck in quarantine doesn’t mean the creative juices have to stop flowing! There are many ways you can keep working with your peers on your next banger without having to meet in person. Whether you need a…

How to Optimize your Songwriting for Sync

Your song might sound awesome, but it sucks for sync. Sorry, but it’s true. Songwriters rarely consider how their song might be used to help tell someone else’s story. They’re often preoccupied with telling their own story, emulating songs they…

6 Common Questions To Ask An Entertainment Attorney

As a musician, it can be incredibly intimidating diving into the business side of the industry. As you navigate through this complex terrain, we’re here to guide you through this important part of the business. To help you out, here…

How to Become a Music Manager

Aside from creating the actual music, a music manager handles almost everything else in an artist’s career. They negotiate deals, manage performances, and handle all the business affairs artist’s don’t have the time to deal with. If these tasks are…