Digital Music News – 42 Different Ways That Artists Can Earn Money…

This has become a running list from the Future of Music Coalition (FOMC), which now counts 42 different, discrete revenue streams that artists can exploit. Take a look; add your own.     via digitalmusicnews.com There are some income streams on this list that I hadn’t even thought of yet. A very comprehensive list indeed… Read More Digital Music News – 42 Different Ways That Artists Can Earn Money…

Bob Baker’s Indie Music Promotion Blog: 3 Ways to Crush It With Your Music Marketing!

Are you serious about promoting your music? Are you ready to move beyond lip service and take concrete actions to move your music career forward? If you truly embrace the following three ideas and make them a part of your marketing DNA, I guarantee you’ll crush it with your music marketing! via music-promotion-blog.blogspot.com.au Another gem… Read More Bob Baker’s Indie Music Promotion Blog: 3 Ways to Crush It With Your Music Marketing!

What Are the Worst Lyrical Cliches All Songwriters Should Avoid? | Songtrust

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but the topic of writing the perfect love songs from earlier in the week brought up a songwriting horror that we’d all like to avoid… Lyrical cliches! via blog.songtrust.com One good way to turn a cliché into something else is to try and change some of the wording of… Read More What Are the Worst Lyrical Cliches All Songwriters Should Avoid? | Songtrust

5 Ways to Treat Your Fans Like Gold

As an emerging musician focusing your efforts online, building a strong and loyal fan base is the ‘secret sauce’ to success. Loyal fans purchase music, attend shows, evangelize your music and help you exponentially grow your fan base. Ultimately they’ll give you the leverage you need to pursue music on your own terms. via blog.reverbnation.com This is a… Read More 5 Ways to Treat Your Fans Like Gold

Gotye knocks David Guetta off Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart

Gotye FT Kimbra’s Somebody That I Used To Know, the track that has boldly climbed and climbed throughout the Official Singles Chart in 2012, today achieves its highest reward, as it topples global DJ/producer David Guetta, to become the UK’s Official Number 1 single. via theofficialcharts.com Just goes to show that a great song will… Read More Gotye knocks David Guetta off Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart