Music and Business

Music and Business

The ins and outs behind one of the largest industries out there. Get ready to press "play".

Tim Ellerbe IIa year ago
Taking Back Control of Your Royalties
There was a time not too long ago when Musicians and songwriters were able to make a decent living from their craft. If you had a Performance Rights Organization (PRO) working on your behalf, you were...
Tim Ellerbe IIa year ago
The Art of Networking
Hello my fellow artists. Today we are going to be discussing the importance of networking. The term simply means in this case, making connections with other artists or industry professionals. One of t...
Tim Ellerbe IIa year ago
Music Manager 101
Having a manager can be a wonderful thing or a huge headache. Let us first look at the latter. An artist needs to have a good working relationship with their manager. There has to be a great deal of t...
Tim Ellerbe IIa year ago
Live Show Preparation
Ah, Live performance. This is the Artist’s best chance to make a good impression and gain more fans, not to mention to remind current fans of why they love you and your music. The key word here is per...
Get the Most out of Your Endorsement Relationships
Assuming everyone reading this is either a musician, works with musicians or has at least met a musician in their lifetime, there will come a certain point in your musical journey where your mind will...
emmett138 .a year ago
How To Survive a DIY Tour
Eventually, artists that dream of taking their craft to the next level will have to make some moves outside of their home city. Touring can be nerve-wracking and expensive at the best of times, and do...
Chris Powera year ago
The Music Industry
As a music promoter, working in a music venue, a musician, and an avid lover of music, it is fair to say that music and the music industry is a rather large and important part of my life. Something th...
Yasmina Seaa year ago
What Really Goes Into Writing and Publishing a Song?
People ask me all the time, "How did you get music on Spotify/iTunes? Did you make all the beats and stuff yourself? Is that really you singing, cause it sounds so different from your regular voice!" ...
Charlie Cowburna year ago
Why Were the Fab Four So Influential on Modern Music?
As a child, The Beatles were not unknown to me. My dad (who is not an avid fan, but in fact prefers the Rolling Stones) owned the 1 Beatles album, and in my unscholarly opinion, music makes the greate...