How To Get Your Music Heard By The People Who Count

How To Get Your Music Heard By The People Who Count

How do you get your music heard by industry influencers, journalists, bloggers, or even record label executives? How do you get it into the hands of people that could bring your career to the next level? Having some kind of marketing plan will prove invaluable to this process, whether you’re reaching out by email, social…

How To Record Your First Song From Home Cheaply – The Basics For Beginners

How To Record Your First Song From Home Cheaply – The Basics For Beginners

There are actually a number of different ways to go about recording your first song. You could record on your own. You could collaborate with a friend with some technical savvy. You could book some time with a professional studio engineer. Is there a right and a wrong? Not really. It just depends on the…

How To Re-Purpose A Song 9 Times And Make More Money From It

How To Re-Purpose A Song 9 Times And Make More Money From It

There are more ways to make money from a single than you might think. In an age where selling music is becoming harder and harder, it’s good to know that there are still ways of creating multiple sources of income. Fair warning; your notions of “good taste” and “selling out” might be challenged here a…

10 Essential Characteristics Of Successful Music Instructors And Teachers

10 Essential Characteristics Of Successful Music Instructors And Teachers

This is an excerpt from David Andrew Wiebe’s new eBook, The New Music Industry: Adapting, Growing, and Thriving in The Information Age, a guide that covers a wide range of topics – blogging, podcasting, social media, video marketing, and more. It’s aim is to help you start scaling your individual mountain to music career success….

8 Must Have Accessories For Guitarists, Beginners And Pros

8 Must Have Accessories For Guitarists, Beginners And Pros

As a beginner guitarist, there are two main things that you need: The correct guitar training, and The correct equipment. When it comes to impulse buys, as a guitarist, you’re much more likely to purchase low-ticket accessory items compared to new effects units, guitars, or amps. However, once you get going, those accessories can really…

How To Increase Your Chances Of Getting Signed To A Record Label

How To Increase Your Chances Of Getting Signed To A Record Label

So, you’ve decided that you would like to score a contract with a record label. In today’s world, building a profitable and successful career as an independent artist is well within reach – more so than it has ever been – but there’s nothing wrong with having major (or even minor) label ambitions too. If…