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Should Musicians Give Away Their Music for Free?

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Musicians and artists always want more exposure and fans. After all, that’s what you need to build a fanbase that will help financially sustain your career in music.

One of the fundamental ways to getting more exposure is making your music easily accessible in the right places. The more people who hear your music, the quicker they can decide if they like it, and hopefully convert into a fan down the road. The biggest barrier to this process is poor marketing and limiting access to your music, which usually happens if people have to pay to discover your music or you only provide snippets of songs. Read More

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11 Things Musicians Need On Their Website (Plus Bonus Tips)

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Having a website is an important step towards becoming a professional musician. Depending solely on social media is just not going to cut it for most artists out there. You need a piece of online property that you can call your own and have full control over.

If you’re creating your own website or having someone else doing it for you, this blog will provide a complete run through of what should be on your website. If you already have one, this will help to make sure your site is optimized for a positive user experience so fans, writers and bookers find what they need. Read More