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Want a Chance at Charting? Tell Your Fans to Help You Out in These Ways

Every week, the Billboard charts list what the most popular songs and albums in the U.S. are, with streams, sales, and radio play all affecting where a piece of music ranks on various tallies. Getting placed on one of them,…

How Your Niche Can Work For You

How do you define yourself? Success in today’s music industry is no longer about being the ruler of a given genre. More and more artists are finding success by appealing to listeners across multiple genres. A lot of people in…

Are You Release Ready? Check Out This Album Release Checklist

So you’ve just recorded an incredible new EP or album and you’re dying to get it out into the world. After all, this is your latest masterpiece—your best work to date—and your fans are going to love it! Plus, you’ve…

Tips for Getting on Spotify User-Generated Playlists

What’s your band’s niche? Not genre, but the factors that make your music unique, and your brand diverse. It’s estimated that less than 5% of musicians actually make a living in their craft and that 90.7% of all artists are…

Five Unique Ways to Strengthen Your Fan Base

Your fans are everything. Without them, you likely wouldn’t be where you are today! (Or where you are hoping to be.) Fans are a community, and in order to strengthen it, you need to treat it as such. Below are…

Five Tips For Creating a Captivating Newsletter

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before—your social media algorithms are against you and unless you’re paying to boost posts, a lot of your content is getting lost in the mix. Of course you have. For years now we’ve…

Five Tips for Brand New Music Producers

A lot of times, the hardest part of anything is getting started. The same goes for being a music producer! It can be daunting to get into something you’ve never tried before, but the best thing you can do is…

Five Free Online Tools for Creating Your Own Album Cover

Congratulations, your album is done! Your songs are mixed, mastered and ready for distribution. But, you’re missing one (very important) thing. The album cover. Having good album artwork is unbelievably important, but it can also run up a huge bill. If…

Three Different Ways to Earn Royalties From Your Music

Are you getting the most revenue out of your music as possible? Even if you’re collecting general royalties on streams from Spotify, Apple Music and the like, chances are you are still missing out on making more money. But, how?…

How to Get a Music Blog Premiere for Your Next Single

Press coverage is pretty important in the digital age, and it’s all about connections. But where do you start? Sure, you can send out cold e-mails to writers and editors who may never open them, but there are a few tips…