From marketing to profile updates and more, here are the top music tips blog posts of January.
Enjoy and get your learn on!
- Alternative Ways To Fund Your Music Career:
In today’s DIY music environment, there’s plenty of opportunities like self-directing your career by taking control of your distribution (though services like Symphonic Distribution), fan promotion, social marketing, tour booking, and more.
But one thing most DIY artists don’t focus on enough is managing finances.The music business has more than enough examples of artists signing bad advance deals or getting in bed with shady business managers.
- Symphonic Spotify Playlists:
Spotify has become one of the leading streaming provider in the industry and is showing no signs of stopping! So we’ve decided to give the platform some love by creating playlists featuring distributed music by some of the best undiscovered artists rising up the ranks! From House to Reggae to Breaks & Hip Hop!
- How to Craft a Story for your Music:
Press and fans alike want to know what makes you stand out, what makes you unique. You’re awesome voice and catchy melodies are actually pretty much meaningless. That stuff is white noise because it doesn’t separate you from the competition.That’s not to say that skills don’t matter.
Your musical ability is the first thing you must master on your way to becoming a professional musician. However, it is the context with which your present your music that will give you the edge when it comes to getting the gigs, fans, and attention you will need in order to sustain your career.
- 5 Reasons You Need A Publishing Deal:
Did you know that there is more to music than playing live shows and selling? Royalty collection is a complex business, but as an independent artist, knowing your rights and what kinds of royalties you may be earning is crucial to maximizing your income.Music Publishing is the business of collecting royalties for the usages of songwriters’ musical compositions.
Symphonic Distribution offers a worldwide Publishing Administration service to make one of the most complicated aspects of the music industry simple.Check out our top 5 reasons on it’s importance.
- What are the types of music royalties?:
Being a musician is not as simple as writing a song, recording an album, selling it, and getting money from your sales. As an independent musician trying to learn a real living off of making music, it’s vital that you understand what kinds of royalty streams are out there.The first thing to understand is that in the most general sense, there are 2 parts, or 2 “sides,” to every “piece” of music.