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How to Price Your CDs

How much should you charge for your CDs? $5? $10? $12.99? $15.72? Let me say upfront that there’s no clear answer to this question. Your CD’s selling price will be … Continue reading

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8 Things Every “Link in Bio” Needs

You probably already have a “link in bio” that directs your audience on Instagram or Twitter or TikTok to go… somewhere else.  Parking your website URL in your social bio … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Favorite DIY Musician Podcast Episodes

We just released our 300th episode! That’s a lot of info about building & sustaining an independent music career. If you’re new to The DIY Musician Podcast, we don’t expect … Continue reading

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The DIY Musician Podcast Hits 300 Episodes!

The Indie Revolution Continues When we started the DIY Musician Podcast back in 2007, we never imagined we’d get to episode 300 — with many more episodes on the way! What … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Protect Your Music (At All Stages of the Creative Process)

From the moment you create your content, it belongs to you. But is it protected? Whether you’re creating music, videos, documents, imagery, or other content, things can get hairy when … Continue reading

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Make the Most Money from Your Gigs

Whether you’ve been touring for years or just starting out and trying to book your first gig, working with a talent buyer has many benefits. What is a talent buyer? … Continue reading

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3 Things WORSE Than Describing Your Own Music

We’ve all felt it. That knot in the gut. An oafishness. The panic… …whenever someone asks: What kind of music do you make? How DARE they! Oh those poor, poor … Continue reading

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NFTs for Musicians: What You Need to Know

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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READ THIS Before You Remove Your Music from Streaming

Some famous legacy artists recently removed their music from Spotify. Their boycott generated a lot of media noise. Then some independent artists wanted to follow suit. But should they?  TLDR: … Continue reading

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How to Work with a Talent Buyer

A talent buyer is someone who hires musicians to play concerts at the venue(s) they represent. When you establish a good working relationship with a talent buyer, you could be … Continue reading

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