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While Facebook should be an essential part of any music marketing plan, so much about this and any social network is beyond your control. Remember MySpace? But you email list is yours, and yours only. Here's how to grow your email list: ____________________________________ By Chelsea Ira of New Artist Model... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at hypebot
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As the industry struggles with payment levels from YouTube and once reliable income from touring feels about to experience a tragedy driven downturn, one source of income is often overlooked: licensing to music libraries. ___________________________________________ By Joyce Kettering, a songwriter, composer, music licensing expert, and teacher of the Get Your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at hypebot
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So much to do, and so little time. Just keeping your various social media accounts can be overwhelming. Bur there is an answer, says Dave Kusek of New Artist Model, and its so deceptively simple that most musicians and music industry professionals often overlook it. By Dave Kusek of New... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2017 at hypebot
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Music promotion is something a lot of people struggle with. It can be tough to find something that actually works. After all, your goal is to be able to sell music, merch, and tickets and ultimately make a living from your music, so just getting followers or being “internet famous”... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at hypebot
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There are never enough hours in the day. That adage rings particularly true when it comes to finding the time to consistently feed the growing number of "essential' social media channels. Dave Kusek of New Artist Model has some concrete suggestions that will ease your pain. _____________________________ By Dave Kusek... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at hypebot
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Many artists may have conflicted feelings about cover songs, for although they can be fun to play and offer an easy way to connect with your audience, it can also be irritating when cover songs are all an audience wants, or when they get more attention than original compositions. Here... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2017 at hypebot
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Mixing engineers can work wonders, but if you want your song to really sound incredible, you need to start with the song and the arrangement. Learn simple tweaks you can make to your arrangements to create a huge sound. Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at hypebot
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Today it seems like indie musicians have to constantly compete with free. But what if you don't have to compete at all? Free music can be a great way to actually make MORE money in the long run - if you use it strategically. Learn how to make free music make money for you. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2017 at hypebot
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Want to get the music out of your head and into the world? The best way to do that is to pay attention to the sounds around you. Here are some habits that you might want to develop to become a better musician. By Daniel Roberts and Dave Kusek (We’ll... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at hypebot
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Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 Hour Rule holds that 10,000 hours of "deliberate practice" are needed to become world-class in any field. But how exactly those hours are spent matters - a lot. Here are three great tricks and hacks to make the most of any practice time. by Daniel Roberts and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at hypebot
Hi Dr. You are on the right path with Loudr. You can also look at the Harry Fox agency. Dave
Toggle Commented Jun 22, 2016 on Finding Your Niche with YouTube Covers at hypebot
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One of the best ways to get new strategies for your music career is to look at what others are doing. So Dave and Lindsay of the New Artist Model put together a series of case studies from musicians pushing the envelope. The 7th installment is singer Angèlia Grace who... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2016 at hypebot
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One of the best ways to get new strategies for your music career is to look at what others are doing. So Dave and Lindsay of the New Artist Model put together a series of case studies from musicians pushing the envelope. The 6th installment is pop punk band The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at hypebot
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One of the best ways to get new strategies and ideas for your music career is to look at what other musicians are doing. So Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath of the New Artist Model put together a series of case studies from musicians pushing the envelope in indie music.... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at hypebot
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One of the best ways to get new strategies and ideas for your music career is to look at what other musicians are doing. So Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath of the New Artist Model put together a series of case studies from musicians pushing the envelope in indie music.... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at hypebot
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One of the best ways to get new strategies and ideas for your music career is to look at what other musicians are doing. So Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath of the New Artist Model are putting together a series of case studies from talented and successful musicians who are... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2016 at hypebot
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One of the best ways to get new strategies and ideas for your music career is to look at what other musicians are doing. So Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath of the New Artist Model are putting together a series of case studies from talented and successful musicians who are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at hypebot
Sorry for the mistake Martin. I meant to say the account image in the top right corner in Twitter. I'll get it updated - thanks for pointing that out. You can also find your Twitter analytics at analytics.twitter.com. Hope that helps.
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Social media is one of a musician’s best tools when it comes to reaching their fanbase, but it can also be the most frustrating aspect of an artist’s career. You can spend a lot of time posting only to have your posts only reach a small fraction of your followers on Facebook or receive no engagement on Twitter. Of course, there are a lot of articles written on this topic that will give you all kinds of tips and tricks to boost the activity on your social media pages and grow your following. You should definitely take some time to familiarize yourself with the platforms, different engagement strategies, and the Facebook algorithm, and this free guide is a great place to start. But if you’re still struggling to make an impression, it’s time to look inward. Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2015 at hypebot
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An email list isn’t worth much if you never use it. In fact, an email list isn’t worth much if you only use it every now and then. It is perhaps the best platform for both developing a relationship with your fans and driving sales, but many artists aren’t using... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at hypebot
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