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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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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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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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How to Design an Album Cover That Makes an Impact

So your music is ready. The recording is done, the mix is finished, and maybe you’ve even mastered the audio. It’s all good to go, except for one thing: the … Continue reading

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The Indie Musician’s Guide to Electronic Press Kits (EPKs)

Making your own music is a true labor of love. You can pour your heart and soul into crafting the melodies and getting the words just right. Having your songs … Continue reading

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How to Market Your Music with a Messenger Campaign

So you’ve already invested into recording at least one high quality song, you’ve released it on all of the major streaming platforms, but now what? How can you build a … Continue reading

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