10 New Things I Learned In Ari Herstand’s Book [Kosha Dillz]

The coolest thing about Ari’s book is that I know 50% of the people in it and I also saw him attend my SXSW panel “how to make $50,000 in a. Continue reading

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Ari Herstand On Digital Distributors, Spotify Listeners and More [Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

Musician, author and artist advocate Ari Herstand visits with Jay Gilbert on the Music Business Weekly Podcast to discuss digital distributors, Spotify listeners and his book ‘How To Make It. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

As we check back in on important music business news stories from the past seven days, we're revisiting the Latin Music Awards, whether streaming could replace music blogs, the rise. Continue reading

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Sorry Facebook, Snapchat Is still #1 With Teens

The common narrative is that Facebook is beating Snapchat, in part by cloning it's most popular features within the Facebook owned Instagram app. But a key demographic – American teens. Continue reading

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For Online Music Success, Keep The Theory Of 22 In Mind

If social media is indeed the new word of mouth, then it is important to keep in mind that the 'rule of 22' (that a person with a complaint will. Continue reading

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7 Ways To Find A Great Manager

As the person who connects an artist or band to the outside world and acts the liaison in the harsh business of music, finding an effective and compatible manager is. Continue reading

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Blank Media Levies And The Precedent Of “Who Pays?” Has Ramifications Way Beyond Music…

The idea of a blank media levy is not at all new.  The debate has been around since cassette tapes enabled affordable, large-scale private copying.  Today, it seems as if. Continue reading

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What Most Musicians Don’t Understand About Selling Music

Why did you become a musician? I bet "because I love promoting and driving sales" wasn't on your list of reasons. But these days, musicians have to take on the. Continue reading

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7 Tips From Fulltime Indie Musicians On Making A Living In Music

Ari Herstand interviewed 10 full-time indie musicians and got the lowdown on not only how they earn a living but what "Words of Wisdom" they can pass along. Each benefits. Continue reading

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5 Tips For Keeping Your Music Gear Safe On Tour

Ari Herstand tells an all too common story of having his music gear ripped off and then goes on to share a series of tips for keeping your gear safe.. Continue reading

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