Legal Basics For DIY Artists

For independent bands and musicians out there, the legal side of the music business can be thorny territory. Here, we break down the four legal basics of operating as a. Continue reading

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Trademark Your Name: A Musician’s Guide

While you certainly can perform shows and release music with a name that isn’t trademarked, doing so isn’t generally recommended. Here Randi Zimmerman walks us through the necessary steps for. Continue reading

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Brand Sponsorships, Endorsements Agreements For Artists [Part 2]

Here Justin M. Jacobson highlights several important clauses which artists should take note of when entering into brand sponsorship agreements, using three different examples to illustrate the terms and language. Continue reading

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4 Offline Marketing Ideas For Venues, Festivals

While the often discussed digital marketing certainly has its place, there remains much to be said for real world, 'in the flesh' marketing. Here we look at four of the. Continue reading

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Don’t Be Boring: Artist’s Guide To Branding

For many musicians the concept of branding can be a difficult one, and with good reason. Here defined as 'the story you choose to tell the world about what your. Continue reading

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How Social Media Acts As Online Word Of Mouth

Regardless of age or location, the vast majority of those affiliated with the music industry have in some way participated in a social network, as connections on social media grow. Continue reading

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Using The Lean Start Up Method For Music Promotion?

The lean startup method, designed in as means of presenting an idea to a consumer to determine the minimum viable product. Here we look at whether this startup technique could. Continue reading

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TUE. BRIEF: Vadio On Life Support • Kim Dotcom Loses • Rogers Eyes Border Wall Show • ReDigi • More

Tuesday 2.21.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  Despite high profile WMG and Shazam deals Vadio has all but shut down. Updated continuously under our More News tab

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y And Indie Music

Our expert tips for DIY and indie artists this week cover a range of topics, from what to expect when working with studio musicians, to how you can tell if. Continue reading

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4 Giveaways You’re A Music Industry Newb

Music industry rookies are dead easy for those more acclimated to the industry to spot, and while coming off as a newb is understandable and forgivable, it's hardly a characteristic. Continue reading

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