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Music Business

TikTok Guide for the Music Industry

Here at Symphonic, we do everything we can to provide meaningful and effective insights to our clients and beyond. With TikTok blowing up the industry, we knew we had to create a TikTok guide for artists looking to optimize their…

How To Set Up An Instagram Merch Shop

When the pandemic started, Instagram announced Shops on Instagram to help creatives drive product discovery and make it easy for people to shop their products. As an artist, this feature is a great tool for driving merch sales right from your…

7 Favorite Songwriting Blogs for Dashes of Inspiration

This piece comes from Dan Reifsnyder over at Soundfly! Originally posted on their blog, this article covers some of his favorite songwriting blogs to offer you some high-quality insight, reputable advice, and some much needed dashes of inspiration in case you’re…

How to Claim and Update Your Artist Profile on All Major Music Platforms

Clear visuals and updated artist profiles are crucial in creating and maintaining your artist image. In the digital age, branding is everything, so it’s important to keep all of your platforms up-to-date. Check out our complete image and artist profile guide below, including tips…

Music Industry Biz 101: Best Practices for Playlisting

Most independent music creators are already aware of the major potential getting added to playlists has. Getting featured on playlists can help you gain more listeners and streams in no time. In this video, we discuss four steps you should…

Best Online Tools for Remote Music Collaboration

Contact is limited, but creativity doesn’t have to be! There are tons of innovative online tools to help you keep working with your peers on your next banger without ever having to meet in person. Whether you need a vocalist,…

Quick Guide to Taxes as an Independent Musician

Your music is your business. It’s important to have your taxes in tip top shape! As a self employed musician, you have various tax deductions you should definitely be taking advantage of. Here’s what you need to know… Note: Symphonic…

How To Make Collaborative Playlists On Spotify and Apple Music

If your group of friends is anything like mine, you’re obligated to share every great banger you come across. Whether you send it to the group chat or through social media, sharing our favorite songs with our friends is one…

What Can Artists Learn From Entrepreneurs?

This guest post was written by David Andrew Wiebe, the founder and CEO of Music Entrepreneur HQ, host of The New Music Industry Podcast, and best-selling author of The Music Entrepreneur Code.  Can Artists Really Learn Anything from Entrepreneurs? The…