Tag Archives: business

Are Musicians Really Willing To Put Up With Shit Like This?

The majority of musicians have it hard. We have to handle all or nearly all business aspects such as managing finances, booking gigs, selling merchandise, etc…. All the while we still have

How To Actually Make A Living As a Musician

Making money is a major focal point of most musicians. After all, what could be better than getting paid well for something you love to do? Unfortunately, too many musicians see it

Tool Spotlight: ArtistData

Busy, busy, busy are the lives of independent artists. Dealing with social media interaction and marketing alone can eat up a massive chunk of your time during the day. Add to that

How To Make Sure You’re Booking a Good Venue

It doesn’t matter how well or how poorly the music industry has done, booking gigs has always been hard work. Booking quality gigs at good venues is even tougher. Fortunately, nowadays we

Changing Out Bands Members? – 5 Ways To Ease The Lineup Change

Having to fire a fellow band mate, especially when he or she is your friend, is never fun to do. Sometimes though, it has to be done for the band as a

10 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Band

Last week we went through reasons why you might want to fire a band member. This week I want to look at reasons why you might just want to quit the band instead.

Turn Your Merch Table Into A Killer Sales Tool

At the end of the night, selling a few shirts and CDs is great but what if you could get more than that? Even better, what if your merch table setup could

Tracking and Protecting Your Online Brand

You put in time and effort to build a valuable and useful brand/image for yourself or band online. So why not take time to protect and manage that brand? Do you know

Books You NEED: Get More Fans- The DIY Guide to the New Music Business

Get More Fans: The DIY Guide to the New Music Business is the new book co-authored by Jesse Cannon of Musformation.com. This comprehensive guide book of over 700 pages tears through everything

10 Tips On Music Business Networking for Musicians

Building a career in music isn’t just about making a lot of fans and selling a lot of product, but also means business networking to make connections with professional people who can