Category Music Misc

7 Ways to Drive Repeat Views on TikTok

If people watch your videos more than once, TikTok will notice you can keep viewers on the platform. Which means they'll increase your reach. Continue reading

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What Your Music Needs Besides Mastering

“Everything AFTER the music…” Want your release to a be a success? Then you need much more than mastered music files. There are a number of big-picture and nitty-gritty things … Continue reading

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Get the Gig, Keep the Gig!

Career advice for hired musicians. Want to know how to make yourself more desirable, marketable, and overall employable as a side-person or session musician in today’s post-pandemic climate? In this … Continue reading

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The 5 Hardest Things About Being an Independent Musician

Let’s be honest, there are some things about being an independent musician that kinda suck. So on a recent episode of the DIY Musician Podcast we talked through a lot … Continue reading

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“How I Got My Song on 37% of the Playlists I Pitched to…”

Today I want to tell you how I got one of my songs onto a bunch of cool playlists around the world. In fact, 37% of all the curators I … Continue reading

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Distribute Your Music in Time for the Holiday Season

Will your music be available in time for the holidays? Here’s your friendly reminder to get your holiday tracks ready to distribute now! Platforms like Spotify and Apple Music have … Continue reading

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Albums vs. Singles: Which One is REALLY Better?

Should you release one song at a time? Or a whole album? Music trends are always shifting, and over the past hundred years various formats have vied for dominance: Singles, … Continue reading

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Musician Horror Stories

Imagine you wake in a strange dimension and realize you’ve been transformed into… … an independent musician!!! 🙀🙀🙀 Scary, right? In this Halloween-themed episode of the DIY Musician Podcast, we … Continue reading

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Talk Directly to Your Fans on Spotify

With Spotify Artist Messages, you can talk directly to listeners on Spotify. This upcoming 2022 Wrapped season, give your fans on Spotify a shoutout, tell them what’s happening in your … Continue reading

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How to Get 1,000,000 Followers on TikTok

From zero to one million TikTok followers, with no industry help! Country singer Britnee Kellogg was told “no” by every label and Nashville industry connection. Did she quit? Quite the … Continue reading

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