Tag: Ari Herstand

  • Our Favorite Podcasts for Musicians

    Our Favorite Podcasts for Musicians

    Love listening to podcasts? So do we! Here’s a rundown of our favorite podcasts for musicians this year, courtesy of the Soundfly team.

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  • 8 Inspiring Books for the DIY Musician’s Shelf

    8 Inspiring Books for the DIY Musician’s Shelf

    We don’t always have all the answers, so it’s great to have a fully-stocked bookshelf to inspire us musicians to get through hard creative times.

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  • STOP! Do You Know the Difference Between Getting Paid as an ‘Artist’ and a ‘Songwriter’?

    STOP! Do You Know the Difference Between Getting Paid as an ‘Artist’ and a ‘Songwriter’?

    The above video appears in Ari Herstand’s new, free course, How to Get All the Royalties You Never Knew Existed, on Soundfly. Ari’s hand gestures aside, what we just saw in the video above is really, really important if you’re a singer-songwriter or performing artist who writes and performs your own work. So many artists miss out […]

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  • Your Music Was Added to a Popular Spotify Playlist… Now What?

    Your Music Was Added to a Popular Spotify Playlist… Now What?

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. It’s 2017, and album sales are sinking to historic lows. CDs are becoming obsolete. Even digital downloads are plummeting. But people are listening more than ever — […]

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  • 9 Things You Didn’t Know About the College Music Market

    9 Things You Didn’t Know About the College Music Market

    A lot of musicians want to play colleges, but most don’t really know what that means. As someone who has played over 100 official university sponsored shows around the country, it’s a field I know quite intimately. From the schools surrounded by a hundred miles of corn to the those with 40,000 students located in […]

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  • 12 Ways to Get More Facebook Likes (and Engagement) for Your Musician Page

    12 Ways to Get More Facebook Likes (and Engagement) for Your Musician Page

    + Pursue your next social media marketing goal with a Soundfly Mentor like Marta! Soundfly offers four-week mentorship sessions with a pro, customized to you. Get in touch to learn more. I was just invited to Like a Musician’s Facebook Page from a friend. I clicked through and decided to give it a look. I started browsing around, […]

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  • How to Guarantee Your Music Is Heard by a Film/TV Supervisor

    How to Guarantee Your Music Is Heard by a Film/TV Supervisor

    Licensing your music for film or television is one of the few sure-fire ways to make money as a musician. But how do you get started?

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  • How to Legally Cover a Song

    How to Legally Cover a Song

    Perhaps inspired by the recent rash of high-profile copyright cases, a bunch of our favorite music blogs have lately been providing interesting tips for legally recording and performing covers of other musician’s songs. Unlike the more complicated forms of musical imitation involved in those lawsuits, covering a song is actually quite straightforward. A “cover” is a new performance of […]

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