Monthly Archives June 2020

The 7 keys to successfully pitching your music

Whether you want to get your song on a playlist, book yourself at a venue, or work with a publicist, you’re going to need to sell them on your music. That means pitching your music. In the DIY Musician Minute video below, we give you seven tips on how to make a successful music pitch. …

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How to get an Official Artist Channel on YouTube

Take control of your YouTube presence. Do you want more control over your music and branding on the #1 streaming platform in the world? Then you need an Official Artist Channel on YouTube. We’re really excited to give CD Baby clients first access to YouTube artist verification, helping you claim your Official Artist Channel from …

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Q&A With Singer-Songwriter Alli Russell

Allison (“Alli”) Russell is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in the acclaimed Americana band Birds of Chicago. Recently Alli joined forces with Rhiannon Giddens, Amethyst Kiah and Leyla McCalla for the powerful project Our Native Daughters. Alli talked to us about being an empathy junkie, juggling motherhood with music, her forthcoming solo project, and digging into …

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CD Baby licensing VP featured in Synchtank interview

CD Baby has significantly ramped up its sync licensing services over the past year, securing placements in a diverse array of media. From shows on streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, to cable channels ranging from TLC to MTV and even car advertisements, an unprecedented number of CD Baby artists have enjoyed the monetary benefits …

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A Musician’s Guide to Getting on a Podcast

Unless you’re living under a rock, you know podcasts are EVERYWHERE – and more popular than ever. You might promote your concerts through Facebook Events or market a new single using ads on Instagram Stories, but where do you turn when you want to share the story behind the music? Podcasts are the perfect place …

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