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Marketing Tips for DJs and Producers – Digest September 2017

Having a strong brand is just as important as your skills if you are a DJ or Producer. We give you here a list of a couple of interesting articles about marketing.

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Artist Advice Column: How To Build Your Team Pt. 2

To be a successful musician can seem impossible. You need great music, luck and a unstoppable work ethic. But to get to the top, you can’t do it alone. You will need a team of dedicated people who want you to succeed at the highest level. That team will be small to start and then grow as your ...Continue readinghttps://www.magneticmag.com/2017/09/artist-advice-column-how-to-build-your-team-pt-2/...

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Artist Advice Column: How to Build Your Team Pt. 1

As an artist, there is so much that needs to be done to have a successful career. It all starts with the music, but you need to have great marketing, great strategy and great branding to go along with the music to make sure you are getting as many people hearing your music and the best shows as ...Continue readinghttps://www.magneticmag.com/2017/08/artist-advice-column-how-to-build-your-team-pt-1/...

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What Apple Music, Spotify, and YouTube Are Paying Musicians

RIAA-backed research shows that Apple Music and Spotify pay artists much, much more than YouTube does. In a blog post last week, former Warner Music Group CEO Lyor Cohen defended YouTube against criticisms from the music industry. The now-YouTube executive stated that the platform pays out $3 per 1,000 streams.  It also apparently pays more […] The post What Apple Music, Spotify, and YouTube Are Paying Musicians appeared first on Digital Music News. https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/08/21/apple-music-spotify-youtube-riaa/...

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YouTube Says It Pays $3 for Every 1,000 Views. A Musician Says He’s Making 1/50th of That

Is YouTube seriously paying $3 for every 1,000 views?  Or is that just another ‘alternative fact’? How much does YouTube really pay?  Welcome to the million-dollar question for musicians, studios, and rights owners everywhere.  Or, shall we say, the million micro-penny question. Just last week, a crack of clarity seemed to poke through the frustrating […] The post YouTube Says It Pays $3 for Every 1,000 Views. A Musician Says He’s Making 1/50th of That. appeared first on Digital Music News. https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/08/20/youtube-3-dollars-every-1000-plays/...

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No, Legacy Musicians Do Not Have To Tour To Make Money If They Don’t Want To

I’m sure you’ve read by now the piece that has been shared relentlessly discussing how 69-year-old Donald Fagen (of Steely Dan) was “forced” to go on tour because his album sales money has dried up. Fagen told the Wall Street Journal: “When the bottom fell out of the record business a bunch of years ago, […] The post No, Legacy Musicians Do Not Have To Tour To Make Money If They Don’t Want To appeared first on Digital Music News. https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/08/08/legacy-musicians/...

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The Future for Independent Record Labels? – Back Stage Indie Report

“…What can smaller more nimble labels do to compete with the major labels?”

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16 Reasons Why Music Startups Fail

1. Licensing. If you want major artists from major labels, be prepared to pay multi-millions of dollars for it.  And it may take years to finalize those deals (just ask Spotify). If they don’t make you give away a percentage of your company, I’d like to meet your attorney. I just got off the phone […] The post 16 Reasons Why Music Startups Fail appeared first on Digital Music News. https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/08/10/music-startups-fail/...

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Short Term — destroyerofharmony

Thinking short term is hurting us. Every leader in charge thinks about the now and never about what’s[...]

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Low Steppa’s 5 Tips To Starting A Label & Biggest Simma Black Releases

UK house producer Low Steppa is gearing up to celebrate the 100 release on his label Simma Black (man how time flies), and in honor of the label, we asked him to put together some sexy content. Each release is like your baby, but he has made the painstaking decision to decide which of those 99 (the ...Continue readinghttps://www.magneticmag.com/2017/08/low-steppas-5-tips-to-starting-a-label-biggest-simma-black-releases/...

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