Bruno Mars Doesn’t Need A Music Manager. Do You? One Man’s View

Bruno Mars Doesn’t Need A Music Manager. Do You? One Man’s View

The music industry changes fast. Artists need to adapt quickly, and so do their managers. In the past, acts often lost money on tour, so they could promote their albums. Artists and managers alike would reap the profit generated from the hefty sales of their recorded music. First, piracy took a huge chunk of that…

Top 3 Things Concert Promoters Really Care About (Match These & Get Booked)

Top 3 Things Concert Promoters Really Care About (Match These & Get Booked)

Booking and playing shows is often the backbone of an artist’s career. As you may well know, the booking part can be a challenging and tedious process. When you’re an indie artist, you’re always working with promoters who are basically taking a chance on you. Like most artists, indie promoters are not making a lot…

How To Build A Team For Musicians From The Ground Up – Who’s First, Who’s Next

How To Build A Team For Musicians From The Ground Up – Who’s First, Who’s Next

Sure, you’re an indie artist now, but what about in five years? 10 years? Will you still be completely independent? At some point you’ll (hopefully) have too much on your plate do it all yourself. Generally speaking, your team will be built slowly over the course of many months/years. Indie artists spend a great deal…

Building An Online Street Team And Managing Them Effectively Part 2

Building An Online Street Team And Managing Them Effectively Part 2

Welcome to part two of our series on building and managing a successful online stream team. If you want to build a ‘real world’ offline street team, this guide will also help you too. It’s my hope that musicians, record labels, and others in the music industry will be able to use this to form…

How To Start A Street Team For A Band And Other Musicians Part 1

Being an independent musician over one who’s signed seems to be the cool thing to do these days. But while it’s become possible for independent musicians to market themselves without the help of a record label, that doesn’t mean you can make a success of your music career by yourself. The simple fact it, you’re…