Music Industry


You Need These 6 Qualities To Be A Successful Musician

By Hypebot

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18 Ways Musicians Can Make Money

By Music Think Tank

One of the biggest challenges facing musicians is generating income. Gone are the days when a band could rely solely on music sales and touring to earn a living.

Part of the reality of being a working musician today is the need to diversify your revenue streams. Although sales of recorded music have gone down significantly in recent years, there are new sources of income available to musicians.

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Whats Ahead For Artists, Labels, and Fans: Industry Insider Jeff Rabhan Predicts the Future of Music

By Reverbnation

Let’s get out our tarot cards.

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How to Start Your Own Publishing Company

By Songtrust

Wondering how to set up your own publishing company?  The process is lengthy and expensive, let’s start with two alternatives that will also allow you to collect all of the royalties you are owed without the hassle.

Alternatives:

1) Join Songtrust.

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What is the Controlled Composition Clause?

By Songtrust

Are you a songwriter and an artist? If you plan to sign to a label and release your music, watch out for the Controlled Composition Clauses! What are these feared clauses you may ask?

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11 Marketing & Promotion Resources for Musicians on Twitter and the Web

By The DIY Musician

Looking for a little inspiration in the music marketing and promotion department?

Check out this list of some of our favorite online resources for independent musicians:

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How to Create a Music Marketing Budget in 4 Simple Steps

By Bandzoogle

One of the most important things you can do to prepare for the year ahead is to create a budget for your musical activities. Having a budget will give you a much clearer look at where you want to go financially, how you’ll get there, and what your progress is along the way.

We’ve broken down the process into 4 simple steps to help you create a budget ...

 

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Noisetrade : This Company Helps Bands Know Where To Tour By Giving Away Free Music

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14 new ways to make money from your music in 2014

By The DIY Musician

New year — new ways to put your music to work

Here is a quick list of artist revenue streams you may not’ve tried to tap into yet.

Remember, I said “streams.” Not all of these options are going to turn into giant rivers of cash on their own.

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Make a living in the music business – myths & methods

There’s no secret formula for how to make a living in the music business, and some of the advice in this post flies in the face of conventional wisdom

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