How To Make Money With Music Part 1: Gigging

How To Make Money With Music Part 1: Gigging

Hello all, and welcome to Part 1 of what I hope will be a ongoing series on how to better make money in your music career. Whether you want to earn a full time income from your music or you simply want to make enough to cover recording or equipment costs, this series...
How To Promote Your Music – The Ultimate Guide

How To Promote Your Music – The Ultimate Guide

Hello again, my Music Think Tankers. Today I’m going to look at 6 HUGE things you can do to better promote your music. Now before you roll your eyes and think I’m going to tell you to “create a Facebook account and promote through social media” or to “get your music...
Indie Artists: Expectations vs Reality

Indie Artists: Expectations vs Reality

As a musician, placing value on what you do is difficult because: 1) we all are biased; 2) a musician rarely views the total picture of competition; 3) few independent artists carry knowledge of how to properly market themselves; and 4) the economics theory of Supply...

The Cost of Free

By Athena Butler When it comes to recorded music, today’s consumers enjoy a free ride and seem to have all the answers.  Song sharing is there for the taking and, in any case, the old music sales model is archaic. But if out with the old and in with the new is stylish...