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Marketing Journey for the Music Industry Part I: Understanding Your Market and Audience

In this new series, we’ll break down 7 parts of the marketing journey that independent artists like you will need to master throughout your career. We’ll talk about things like understanding your fanbase, defining your niche, determining marketing mediums, and…

8 Ways To Earn Passive Income As An Independent Musician

As an independent artist, we understand you’re wearing a million different hats at once. You’re making music, managing your schedule, touring, and so much more all at the same time. That being said, it’s important that you’re making as much…

Women Led Music Organizations You Should Join Right Now

These organizations are taking action to expedite equality and empower women to step up, fight back, and build a better future for all of us. The music business has a long way to go towards reaching full equality for all…

7 Music Industry Job Sites To Help You Land Your Next Job

Job hunting. We’ve all done it, and most of us will continue to have to do it until retirement comes along. Indeed and Glassdoor are great for seeing everything and anything all at once, but what if you’re tired of…

Artist Checklist for a Kickass Year in 2021

We love to see independent artists strive for greatness. A major part of the recipe for success is creating an honest and thorough plan to make it happen. So, we created a checklist to keep you on track. Here’s our…

Live Q&A With Michael Burrows: Symphonic Marketing Services

We’re stoked to announce our next live Q&A streaming directly from our Facebook page with Symphonic’s Head of Client Marketing, Michael Burrows. Michael will be detailing the marketing services available for clients through Symphonic as well as answering general marketing…

Music Industry 360 // Ep.18: Getting Back to Normalcy

After a hiatus, we’re excited to bring back the Music Industry 360 podcast! We’re picking up where we left off featuring an exclusive interview with Symphonic’s Head of Business Development and GM of Symphonic’s Nashville office, Randall Foster. If you’ve…

How to Know if Signing a Recording Contract Is Right For You

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…

The Art of Clearing A Sample: Deciding If It’s Worth It and How To Actually Do It

This post offers a great rundown of clearing a sample and everything that comes with it. Written by Karl Fowlkes, an Entertainment Attorney, Music Industry and Hip Hop Professor, we’d like to share this info in the hopes of it…

Live Q&A With Meghann Wright & Rio Van: Release Strategy Best Practices

We’re stoked to announce our next live Q&A streaming directly from our Facebook page with Symphonic’s Marketing Manager, Meghann Wright, and Client Manager, Rio Van. Get your drinks ready, because this one is going to be a happy hour! 🍻…