Monthly Archives August 2018

5 music business podcasts you can’t live without

Use your commute or workout to become a smarter music marketer. Had enough Cardi B on the car radio? Tired of Trump-talk on the news? Sick of hearing Rupert Holmes’ “Escape” on Sirius XM’s Yacht Rock station? I am. So for the past few months I’ve been diving back into music business and songwriting podcasts …

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Why planning your release is more important than ever!

Four music promotion opportunities that are tied to your release date. Release dates matter MORE (and less) than ever before. On the one hand, since shelf space is no longer a factor in making music widely available, there’s less pressure to have a quick win with your new release. And — as I often say …

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Get your music mastered instantly (for FREE!) with CloudBounce

CD Baby artists, get two of your songs mastered for free. Sometimes you have sufficient budget and time to get your music mastered by a professional mastering engineer. Sometimes you need mastering that’s affordable and quick, but still gets the job done. If you need instant mastering for your music, CD Baby has partnered with …

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How much money will I make from that playlist placement?

A quick way to estimate how many spins you’ll get when your song appears on a Spotify playlist. It can be tough to determine beforehand what it will be “worth” to get your song placed on a particular playlist. Some playlists have tens of thousands of followers but hardly any active listeners. Other playlists have …

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