Monthly Archives March 2021

5 Reasons Why NFTs Don’t Matter (YET) for Indie Musicians

What are NFTs? Will they save the music industry, or is it all just hype? And how do you create and sell NFTs as an independent musician? Let's dive in. Continue reading

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5 reasons NFTs don’t matter (yet) for indie musicians

The DIY Musician’s Guide to NFTs NFTs will save the music industry! NFTs will restore music’s value! NFTs will help artists merchandise themselves! These are just some of the claims … Continue reading

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Music Copyright Guide For Indie Musicians

Music Copyright 101: How to copyright your music and compositions as an artist, songwriter, or producer As an independent musician, you own your songs and recordings. It’s YOUR intellectual property. … Continue reading

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Influencer Marketing for Indie Musicians

If you’ve been researching ways to market your music recently, you’ve probably read suggestions to use social media influencers. That’s great advice! Working with an influencer can be an effective … Continue reading

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The CASE Act is Leveling the Playing Field for All Creators

Understanding the CASE Act Last summer, a major artist sampled one of our artist’s songs, even after the artist rejected the original sample request. The major artist sampled the song … Continue reading

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The Easiest Way to Register Your Music Copyright

Establishing your ownership and registering with the U.S. Copyright Office are the only real steps you can take to protect yourself (and when things go wrong, it could pay off … Continue reading

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How to Create Stunning Instagram Filters to Promote Your Music

Did you know you can harness the power of Instagram filters to promote your music? Yes, the same silly feature people use to change their faces into mice and pineapples … Continue reading

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Use Instagram filters to promote your music

Did you know you can harness the power of Instagram filters to promote your music? Yes, the same silly feature people use to change their faces into mice and pineapples … Continue reading

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Congrats to the 3 CD Baby Artists Who Won 2021 Grammys Awards!

The 2021 Grammy Awards saw twenty-nine current and former CD Baby artists nominated across almost as many categories. In the virtual ceremony held on March 14, three of those artists … Continue reading

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Sync Licensing: A Musician’s Guide

What is sync licensing? “Synchronization” is the use of music in visual media such as TV, film, advertisements, trailers, or video games. It literally describes the “synched” pairing of audio … Continue reading

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