8 Ways for Songwriters to Optimize Their Creative Output | Songtrust

There is no reason why the creative process needs to be a struggle; a never-ending tug of war between you and an idea. Unfortunately, this is the approach that many songwriters take. For any songwriter, both hobbyists and professionals included, the way to achieve the greatest success is to nurture the creative process, so that… Read More 8 Ways for Songwriters to Optimize Their Creative Output | Songtrust

6 Reasons Why Email is Better than Facebook for Growing Your Fan Base | The HostBaby Blog

Facebook is an amazing platform for building your fan base and connecting and sharing with your audience. But Facebook should not be the only way you communicate with your fans. There are many reasons why using old fashioned email is much more effective than Facebook at growing your fan base and creating actual revenue. Here… Read More 6 Reasons Why Email is Better than Facebook for Growing Your Fan Base | The HostBaby Blog

Tips on Writing an Effective Artist Biography – MTT – Music Think Tank

If you’re not a spectacular storyteller or wondrous wordsmith, then the task of writing or updating your biography can seem like an arduous task. However, a biography is an essential item in any musicians marketing tool kit. It positions your brand identity, communicates your key achievements and provides background info to fans and media alike.… Read More Tips on Writing an Effective Artist Biography – MTT – Music Think Tank

Australian Commerical Radio: We Don’t Want To Play Australian Music – Music News – Pedestrian TV

Commercial Radio Australia wants to abolish the guidelines and codes of conduct that force Australian stations to play Australian music. The reason? Because “it is unsustainable and inequitable ” for its members to meet local music quotas while internet stations do not. Sorry, but that’s disingenuous rubbish. via pedestrian.tv I totally agree 🙂

5 Tips for Approaching Music Blogs, Writers, and Other Music Press | Echoes – Insight for Independent Artists

Part of being a DIY artist is marketing yourself like an entrepreneur or small business owner. You’re presenting the brand of “You, Inc.,” comprised of all the unique things about your music and you as an artist. And while putting some tracks up on social media platforms like Facebook and MySpace – and your own… Read More 5 Tips for Approaching Music Blogs, Writers, and Other Music Press | Echoes – Insight for Independent Artists