We've got plenty of useful tips and advice for D.I.Y. artists this week, from how to be your own promoter to merch mistakes that can trash your budget to some handy Instagram tools that can help you improve your social media presence.
Some of Hypebot's most popular posts during the past week include an explanation of how music streaming is ripping you off and what you can do about it, some handy new Instagram tools for musicians, an examination of who actually owns what in the music industry, and more!
This week in the do-it-yourself world of music, we offer advice on coming out of your shell to network, some techniques for promoting your songs on Spotify, as well as a few sensational ways of keeping your fans in the loop.
The Wild West of playlist creation, China cracks down on songs about farting, and we offer an explanation for why your social media channelsaren't growing plus more as we rewind through the week in music industry news,
3 standout apps from SXSW V2V, SoundExchange passes $3 billion in payments to artists/labels, and Universal Music aspires to become a film studio. This and more as we rewind through the week in music business news.