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New On Our Jobs Board: Ass't Music Publicist At CyberPR

image from www.google.comDigital music marketing firm CyberPr is hiring a NYC based assistant publicist. Founder Ariel Hyatt says she's looking for "a strong writer who is also a detail-oriented multi-tasker to assist with blogger PR campaigns for independent musicians." More on this gig and others on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board. 

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5 Types Of Videos That Will Improve Your YouTube Channel (Besides Music Videos)

4Regularly uploading new content to your YouTube channel is an important part of maintaining fan interest, but you only have so many songs to post, and music videos generally come with a hefty price tag attached. Here are five different types of videos that will keep listeners engaged but are comparatively easy to create.

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Spotify Offers Deep Discounts - 3 Months For 99¢, Free With Chromecast - Artists Get Nothing

Spotify newJust in time for the holiday buying season, Spotify is repeating some the deep discounts that it offered earlier this year. And while they may help keep the music streamer stay competitive, they offer almost nothing in compensation to artists and rights holders. 

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Adele "25" By The Numbers: 3.3 Million 1st Week Sales • 51/49% Physical/Digital • 67% Of Top 200 Sales

image from s8.postimg.orgMusic sales tracking firm BuzzAngle reports that Adele's "25" sold 3,327,992 total albums in its first week of release. Nielsen Music put the number slightly higher at 3.38 million. Sales were split almost equally between physical and digital with  “25” representing an amazing 67.1% of total sales in the Top 200 last week.

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Millennial's Relationship To Music • Concert Etiquette • YouTube For Indie Artists • More

16a00d83451b36c69e201b8d13d401f970c-800wiThis week on MusicThinkTank, we hear how millennials feel about recorded music, pick up some tips on the best way to behave at a concert, and how indie artists can utilize YouTube, plus much more.

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SiriusXM Names Its Artists, Songs Of The Year, Predictions For 2016

image from www.celebrityaccess.comSirius XM weighs into the end of the year "Best Of" waters with its own curated Best Artists and Songs lists including some predictions for who will be the breakthrough artists of 2016.

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Ask A Publicist: What Top 3 Qualities Do You Look For In A Band?

1 (1)A publicist in the music business isn't going to team up with just anyone, and certain behaviors can cause a band to quickly get written off. Here, a publicist explains three qualities which she will seek out when considering partnering with a band or artist.

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2nd Class Status For Indie Music Avoided As Pandora, Webcasters Told To Pay Same Rates As Majors, A2IM Responds

equal sign[UPDATED] A recent question from the Copyright Royalty Board the the U.S.  Register Of Copyrights sent shock waves through the independent music community.  Could webacasters pay major and indie labels different rates? The answer, for at least 5 more years, is no.

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Are You Co-Writing Songs? A “Split Sheet” Just Isn’t Enough

4 (1)When a band enters the recording studio they typically sign a "split sheet," a document which specifies each person's contributions and ownership percentage on a given track. This often isn't a sufficiently detailed agreement however, and artists should make an effort to take further legal precautions in order to avoid issues down the road.

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YouTube For Indie Artists

1 (1)Music videos continue to be one of the best ways to introduce potential fans to your band, but simply posting content on platforms like YouTube and Vevo is no guarantee it will get the kind of attention you're hoping for. This article looks at what you can do to attract viewers and ensure your hard work isn't wasted

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