Tag Archives: music career

Get Moving and Get Things Done!

Let’s face it. Every musician has aspirations at some point of just making music for a very comfortable living. Unfortunately, achieving this takes a lot of work or an incredible amount of

Essentials For Going On Tour

When it comes to touring, the first things most musicians worry about carrying is their music gear. After all, you need your instruments, amps, microphones, cables, etc… if you are going to

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

Releasing An Album: One Track At A Time

It used to be where releasing an entire album as singles was not cost effective. When tapes, CDs, and the like were the only way to distribute purchasable music, it didn’t make

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

Social Media Marketing Books To Help You Build Your Fanbase

The marketing landscape has changed over the years, and some of the biggest changes have occurred in the past decade. Social media has become the bulk of many people’s online time, and

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

Making Money As A Musician Without Touring

Touring is a major source of income for musical acts, yet it is not the only way to make decent money as a musician. There are many other ways to make income

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.

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