Tag: music management

  • 7 Key Members of Every Artist’s Team

    7 Key Members of Every Artist’s Team

    Being a musician is a full-time job. You chose to pursue this journey because of your desire to write, experiment, and perform — not to chase club promoters or make pitches to media outlets. And while being an independent artist is empowering, it doesn’t mean you have to do it alone. As many artists start […]

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  • 4 Steps to Attracting or Asking for Sponsorship as an Artist

    4 Steps to Attracting or Asking for Sponsorship as an Artist

    Being a musician isn’t cheap, is it? There are recording costs, tour expenses, shipping materials, equipment repairs/rentals/repurchases, the cost of hiring a publicist or a marketer, and/or a radio tracker to push your music if you’re going at it DIY. And don’t even get me started on matching outfits. It’s both normal and encouraged to […]

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  • Goal-Oriented Planning: Don’t Let That Fire Burn Out

    Goal-Oriented Planning: Don’t Let That Fire Burn Out

    + 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. Thanks to the ever-frustrating amalgam of rapidly moving digital tech and the old-model music industry struggling to keep up, the truth is that when it comes to marketing your […]

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  • What Music Journalists Want Musicians to Know

    What Music Journalists Want Musicians to Know

    If you’ve been doing this music thing for more than a minute, you’ve probably met a few music journalists along the way or have a shortlist of writers with whom you’d love to work. You also probably have a general idea about what they do and what they expect. But there are a few things […]

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  • The Top 10 Apps You Need to Bring on Tour

    The Top 10 Apps You Need to Bring on Tour

    + 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. You’ve heard the glory stories of surviving on tour: nightly pizza and fried food, crashing in run-down motels or the van, waking up to do it all […]

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  • How to Build Your Online Presence and Portfolio Before a Tour

    How to Build Your Online Presence and Portfolio Before a Tour

    Reaching a large audience is a pretty tough undertaking, so it’s important to find ways to maximize your project’s online presence. In this video taken from our free course, “Touring on a Shoestring”, Jeremy Young walks us through some helpful tips for doing just that. Share your music online. One of the most important steps toward enhancing […]

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  • How to Avoid Rehearsal Nightmares

    How to Avoid Rehearsal Nightmares

     Most of us have a few horror stories involving raised voices, fallen tears, or temper tantrums. There was a time when I thought bad rehearsals were just one of the growing pains every band has to go through — as though a group wasn’t legit until someone kicked over a music stand. Thankfully, I have since […]

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