The One Thing Every Failed Artist Has in Common

This article was originally published on Sonicbids. You can see more of their great content here.  A career in the music business can be one of the toughest, most frustrating paths to…

5 Promo Photo Tips From A Music Journalist

This post originally appeared on Sonicbids. You can see more of their great content here.  Promotional photos serve many purposes for music journalists beyond just being something to feast our eyes upon.…

14 Ways to Make Money From One Song

This piece originally appeared on Sonicbids. You can see more of their great content here.  As with any business, your products and services (whether they be your recordings, tours,merch, or anything else)…

The Simple Guide To Business Cards for Musicians

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids. For more great insight on how to be a working musician, check out their blog.  As the industry increasingly relies on websites like SoundCloud, Bandcamp, and Facebookfor…

6 Ways to Make Sure You Reach Your Kickstarter Goal

We’ve all heard of Kickstarter and some of the amazing success stories that have come from its fundraising platform – LeVar Burton raising $2 million in two days to bring Reading Rainbow back, for example – but how is it…

Social Media Marketing: The Musician’s Guide to Snapchat

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids. Check out more of their great content here.  For a working musician, the thought of yet another social media platform may seem exhausting, especially considering that Facebook and Twitter are…

Sales 101 for Musicians: How to Promote Your Band Right

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids. You can read more great content like this here.  Sales promotions are short-term incentives intended to stimulate a quick buying response in your target customer. Coupons, one-time exclusive offers, customer…