The Ins and Outs of Licensing Recordings and Cover Songs on YouTube Making Music, Marketing Music

The Ins and Outs of Licensing Recordings and Cover Songs on YouTube

No Comments 30 October 2014

SonicScoop‘s Justin Colletti writes: In past articles, we’ve looked at how to take control of your creative rights online, and how to monetize your music using services like YouTube’s ContentID. But what about when it’s someone else’s rights your worried about?

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Boomio: Snapchat for Music

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Boomio: Snapchat for Music

No Comments 30 October 2014

via All Access Music Group: BOOMIO is a mobile app that lets you share a full-length, fully licensed version of a song, along with a personal message, with a friend or group of friends, who can stream the song only once before it “blows up.”  They can then share it with others, buy the track or send another song back.

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The Importance of a Banner For Local Bands

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The Importance of a Banner For Local Bands

No Comments 29 October 2014

Harmony Central‘s David Himes writes: One of the most common and devastating mistakes I see local bands make is playing gigs without a banner behind them. “Why is this such a big deal?” you might ask.

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The Musician’s Social Media Checklist

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The Musician’s Social Media Checklist

No Comments 28 October 2014

Don’t get off on the wrong foot with your social media marketing. On the Disc Makers Echoes blog, Jon Ostrow urges you to do your research, make a plan, and connect with your target audience from the start.

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Don’t Go Broke Buying Merch

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Don’t Go Broke Buying Merch

No Comments 27 October 2014

DIY Musician Blog‘s Chris Robley shares how to get the most bang for your buck when you print band t-shirts.

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Audiokite: Honest Feedback And Stats On Your Songs

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Audiokite: Honest Feedback And Stats On Your Songs

No Comments 27 October 2014

via Dotted Music: If you’re tired of relying on your friends’ biased opinions and want to hear some honest feedback instead, look no further than Audiokite: a website that provides you with feedback from about 10,000 people in the US.

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Don’t Miss Out on this Online Strategy for your Live Music

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Don’t Miss Out on this Online Strategy for your Live Music

No Comments 26 October 2014

[This article was written by guest contributor James Wasem from Gigee.me] As a working musician, you know how critical it is to engage the world around you. You also know how important it is to create something of value - a quality product that reflects who you are.

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