Category Music Misc

Music predictions for 2022

How making (and making money from) your music will change next year. “Unprecedented.” Tired of that word yet? It’s apt though. 2021 (or “2020, Part 2”) was… unprecedented. The music … Continue reading

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How an indie artist increased their YouTube views 1550%

If you’ve ever run ads for your music, you know it’s important to focus on your goals. Starting with a goal is key. But what happens when you begin with … Continue reading

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How to Sell Your Merch on Spotify

Do you want to sell merch right from your Spotify profile? Of course you do. Especially since that’s one of the priority destinations for your fans.  If you’ve looked around … Continue reading

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Three ways to get more streams, more followers, and more fans through Show.co

All CD Baby artists get free access to Show.co—a suite of cool music promotion tools that can help you build your following. These are the same tools I use for … Continue reading

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Earn Extra Money from Your Music on TIDAL

You can now make more money from your music on TIDAL, in addition to any streaming revenue you’re already earning from the hi-fi music platform. TIDAL has a history of … Continue reading

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How to Put Previously Released Singles on an Album

It’s no secret the current music industry is a singles-driven business. That’s why we always recommend new artists release singles first, before a full album. Singles not only allow you … Continue reading

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Music Marketing: Building Your Funnel

If the first thing that you thought when you read funnel was: “You mean the thing that always stops my kitchen drawer from closing?,” we’re with you! The term “funnel” … Continue reading

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Pitch Your New Music to Amazon Music’s Playlists

Have you ever been listening to a playlist on Amazon Music and wondered how you can place your own music alongside your favorite artists? Now you can with Amazon Music … Continue reading

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How Abel Capella Increased His Monthly Listeners from 540 to 16k in Three Months

Abel Capella used CD Baby’s Release Plan Generator to map a strategy for his single “Só Vem.” This strategy allowed Capella to get placed on a Spotify editorial playlist, gain … Continue reading

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How CD Baby Landed 13 Song Placements in Far Cry 6

CD Baby’s sync licensing service has grown exponentially over the past few years. We’ve secured song placements in major projects across all media, from streaming services like Netflix and Hulu … Continue reading

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