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  • How to set yourself up to sell more music online
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    How to set yourself up to sell more music online

    12/01/15 in Self-Management & Business

    If you want to earn money from your music online, you stand to make a lot more profit through sales at iTunes, Amazon or another digital retail outlet than through streaming at services like Spotify or Apple Music. Just ask Adele, who completely withheld her new album "25" from streaming services in order to focus the attention on sales, and has h…

  • A step-by-step plan for maximizing exposure when you release your album
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    A step-by-step plan for maximizing exposure when you release your album

    10/08/15 in Self-Management & Business

    Today, it's easy to get your music distributed. But if you want to maximize your promotion, it helps to put together a timeline and plan your release. Promotion is time-sensitive, but if you can coordinate the press, new media, and social media, you'll be able to time your coverage to hit all at once. This combined exposure can build buzz that may…

  • Negotiating tips for when you're offered freelance mixing or session work
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    Negotiating tips for when you're offered freelance mixing or session work

    05/31/15 in Self-Management & Business

    If you’re skilled on your instrument or have developed strong mixing or other engineering skills, you may find yourself offered freelance work at some point. When that happens, it’s important to know what to ask for, how to structure the job so you’re not overworked, and how to deal with the logistics of payment.

  • -50% off iMusician services for Christmas
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    -50% off iMusician services for Christmas

    12/23/14 in iMusician

    iMusician, the online music distribution platform, will offer tomorrow and through December 28th a 50% discount off its services.

  • 3PLET, sell your album as an app
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    3PLET, sell your album as an app

    06/20/13 in Self-Management & Business

    While musical industry is suffering a major crisis, russians from 3PLET try to offer alternatives to musicians who want to sell their albums online.

  • Recommendations for promoting your music
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    Recommendations for promoting your music

    04/02/13 in Self-Management & Business

    You’ve recorded your album; you’re ready to get it out to the public. The best way to do this is to contact the newspapers, magazines and blogs specializing in your type of music until one of them becomes interested enough to do an interview and/or a CD review. He/she will be much more inclined to do so if you facilitate the work for him/her. Ho…

  • TuneCore & SoundCloud Team Up

    TuneCore & SoundCloud Team Up

    10/11/10 in Self-Management & Business

    TuneCore, the music distributor, and SoundCloud, the online platform that lets artists, bands and content creators share their audio, have teamed up on a feature that allows any SoundCloud user to import his or her music from SoundCloud to TuneCore for distribution.

  • Marketing 101 for Musicians

    Marketing 101 for Musicians

    07/12/10 in Self-Management & Business

    You've recorded and produced your killer single. Now comes the really tough part: selling the drama. Here we will recap and add some steps in order to implement your marketing plan- putting it all together, and managing your time and resources for optimal efficiency.

  • Online Premastering Service

    Online Premastering Service

    01/27/10 in Self-Management & Business

    Maximal Sound is offering an online premastering processing service.