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Music Biz 101: Facebook & Instagram Integration

We’re very happy to announce that we’ve officially fully launched our integration with Facebook. We integrated with Facebook a few months ago and have been ensuring that artist and label partners have been adequately setup on the new Rights Manager…

Music Biz 101: SoundScan

On this episode of Music Biz 101, we discuss SoundScan and why it is important for artists to know about. Have you ever wanted to dive into the sales data from your releases to see how they perform on a…

Joining an Independent Music Organization | Music Biz 101

As part of A2IM Independents Month, we’re featuring Patrick Ferrell with the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) on this episode of Music Biz 101. A2IM has been instrumental in the growth of Symphonic because of the opportunities they have given…

Music Biz 101: What Makes Music Licensable

On this episode of Music Biz 101, we discuss what makes music licensable! You might hear that some songs are more “licensable,” or licensing-friendly, than others. Some songs fit seamlessly into films and commercials even though they may not be by a…

Music Biz 101: Sonic Scoop

If you are a music gear nerd, then running a gear blog is a dream job. You get to test out new and cutting edge equipment, sometimes before it is even released! Additionally, other gearheads trust your opinion, and will…

Music Biz 101: Monetize Your Music on YouTube

On this episode of Music Biz 101, we’ll discuss how to make money on YouTube! Before we begin, let’s discuss what YouTube Monetization is. YouTube Monetization enables us to monetize and claim videos on YouTube on behalf of Record Labels…

Music Biz 101: Top 10 Ways To Make Your Gig Memorable

So you’ve booked a gig. 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 their friends. So what…

Music Biz 101: Forgotten Revenue Streams

  The music industry has grown to be much more than a CD, Vinyl, or Digital Download. New formats and streams are popping up and some have been around for a while that you may not be aware of. From…

Symphonic’s Year In Review: 2016

It is hard to believe but another year has flown by. This year was a particularly exciting one because it officially marked our 10 years in business as of December 8, 2016. The event was commemorated with an awesome 10…

Music Biz 101: 5 Tips for an Amazing Release Cover

There isn’t an exact handbook to designing a great release cover or having that next big idea, but hopefully these tips can help you design the best cover for your music. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel to…