(SimmiSimons via iStock/Salon) Pandora, Spotify and Beats aren’t making a profit. If they never do, your favorite band will need a day job Andrew Leonard June 20, 2014 11:44am (UTC) What if the future
Mastering digital marketing for your business isn't rocket science. However, you'll get disheartened and quit if you look for shortcuts to become an expert without the necessary trials and tribulations.
Bob Eike playing a 1931 National steel guitar (Photo by Johnny Nevin) There's an art to being an independent label, but the heart of the art isn't exactly what most people might think. It's not so much
Meghan Tonjes will be joining YouTube stars Chester See, GloZell, King Bach, and Kandee Johnson as a performer on stage at Bonnaroo this summer with What's Trending and Ford! The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter
People assume that if they've heard of you, you must be raking it in. The theory goes something like this: If you work for yourself and make things that other people buy, your income magically skyrockets
If you are going for a hike on the hill close to your home, you might be able to get that done on your own. However, if your goal is to climb the Mount Everest, you need to join a tribe that can help become
Ever wonder how much it costs to book your favorite band? Thanks to Degy Entertainment, a booking agency, we can give you a rough idea: an anonymous source passed along a list of the rates suggested by
Whether it's sunset concerts sung in the local language at Malawi's Kaya Mawa resort, up-and-coming musicians performing at the Santa Monica beach club Casa del Mar or access to one of the most renowned
It seems that everyone wants a freebie these days, doesn't it? It's gotten to the point that when I mention doing a free eBook giveaway to authors, they just cringe. "I don't believe in free," they'll
It's the basic premise of making it in this big crazy competitive music world, right? To be able to sing. But is that all? That is indeed the entry criteria, but how many people can actually call themselves
Every day the public hears about something "going viral." This could be a video, photo, tweet and so-on. The media become fascinated with these stories. The subject of the viral success (it could be a
The signal-to-noise ratio has long been an important concept for scientists, engineers, and those who work in associated fields. However, with the increasing amount of digital advertising, online marketing
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Are you listening? Are you really listening? I've mentioned it a few times before: treat social media more like a telephone and less like a megaphone. However, some might not know how or where to listen.
If you’re a heavy Twitter or Facebook user, you know just how many social media tools there are out there that promise to help track your activity’s performance online. There’s TwitterCounter (owned by
First off, by "Made It," I don't mean filling up arenas or the sort of unlimited abundance that could "make it rain" everyday. I mean making music a full-time focus that pays bills, so that you can start