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Secrets to making money in the music industry

The secret to making money in the music industry can be boiled down to a simple mantra: think outside the box. The last count (according to Myspace CEO in 2008 Wired Interview) of musician profiles was around 5 million. Even if you took in to consideration dis-banding, fake music profiles, etc, it still gives you an astronomical figure of bands out there trying to do the same thing as you.

Thursday, 05 December 2013 00:00
 
Making a music business development plan

Whether you are a musician, start up record label, or other music business, having a plan in writing is a cost-effective, efficient way to map out your future, success and spot potential problems before they occur.

Friday, 16 August 2013 00:00
 
Great ways to promote your band

The secret to getting shows, selling CDs, and gaining an audience is a simple, and as difficult as promotion. What separates the platinum albums from the millions of other "unknowns" is the amount of time, money, and energy that has been spent promoting. But fortunately, in the digital age it has become easier, more affordable, and less time consuming for an independent band, record label, or publicist to promote indie bands.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 00:00
 
The importance of music in our lives

Carlos Santana once said; "music can change your molecular structure". The "Mozart Effect" is a set of research results that indicate that listening to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's music can, in a nutshell, make you smarter. It is, also, believed that early music training helps develop brain areas involved in language and reasoning.  

Friday, 15 February 2013 00:00
 
Current digital trends in the music industry

Current digital trends in the music industry could be everything from the way we record the song to the media which we put the song on to and even the way we promote the music.   

Monday, 17 September 2012 00:00
 
How the music industry should be using the Internet

Ask anyone and they will tell you that music industry has not been successfully employing the Internet.    

Friday, 20 July 2012 00:00
 
How to record your first home studio demo

Home studio demos have come to be simple affairs with the emergence of digital recording. Anyone with decent musical capabilities and a quiet space can make a presentable home demo.  

Thursday, 19 July 2012 00:00
 
What you need to record music in a studio

The recording studio is not the place to hammer out your song. So let us start there. Before entering the recording studio you should understand how to chart out your song.    

Sunday, 03 June 2012 00:00
 
Music artists: How to copyright your work

How do musicians copyright their work?  Well, I am going to give a new perspective on this topic of discussion, because the main reason we are talking about this is to protect your work.  Right?   

Saturday, 12 May 2012 00:00
 
Do recording company executives really know a hit song when they hear it?

Do record executives know a hit song? Do they care to know?  I honestly don’t think they care enough about music  to research the finer points of what makes a hit song.  I guess the question for them would be will it make us money?   

Monday, 16 April 2012 00:00
 


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