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Music Business

[Infographic] 9 Music Industry Productivity Tips

Working from home can be draining. Some days, there are distractions tempting you every step of the way. Whether it be your dog begging for attention, your neighbors blasting music or your kids needing your fruit snack opening expertise, it’s…

7 Ways Label Managers Can Get Ahead During Quarantine

With the entire world on lockdown and concerned with next steps, we wanted to pass along some insights to help you maximize your efforts going forward. During this time, it’s a good idea to take a second look at what…

Host Your Next Livestream via Symphonic’s Social Networks

We understand first-hand the immense impact the COVID-19 virus has had on touring artists. As you know, many festivals and venues are cancelling shows in the interest of public health and containment of the virus. During this time, we want…

Why The Right Indie Label Can Make Your Band

Indie labels were once the nucleus of every genre and regional music scene. They were the unifying filter that allowed fans of a particular band or specific style of music to find other bands they liked. Meanwhile, getting signed to…

How to Make the Most of This Spotify Guide

Spotify has become one of the leading music streaming providers in the industry. From verifying your artist profile to expanding your reach with playlisting and analyzing your data, our Spotify Guide helps musicians throughout the industry take control of the…

Forming Your Artist Development Team – The Publicist

Part 6 of our Artist Development Series. Throughout this series, we’ve discussed the various members of the artist development team. Each member brings a unique set of assets to the entire team. Each member provides unique guidance and expertise that…

Music Industry Conferences Labels Should Budget For

Conferences are the ultimate hubs for networking in the music industry. For labels, conferences are even more important. In this post, we’ll cover the best music industry conferences for labels to check out in 2020. Music Industry Conferences Labels Should…

How to Use Amazon’s Media-On-Demand Services for Musicians

Not looking to house hundreds of physical copies of your latest release? Not entirely sure if a physical release is something that you should do? Well, Amazon has a great service available to musicians known as Media-On-Demand, which allows you…

How Traditional Physical Distribution and Retail Work

While it might sound counterintuitive to digital natives, sales of CDs, Vinyl, and Cassettes are still very much alive, especially in certain genres and global regions. Plus, the economics of physical sales can contribute to a small label’s financial success.…

How to Trademark Your Artist Name

Making sure your brand/artist name is trademarked is an important step in establishing yourself as an artist or label in the public eye. Sure, technically you can do shows and release music under a name you haven’t technically secured, but…