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A Musician Must Have Their Own Website To Have Credibility On The Internet

Got Reverbnation? Yes. Got Soundcloud? Yes. Got Twitter? Yes. Got Facebook? Yes. Got Instagram? Yes. Got every other social network? Yeah, of course. OK, all of that is great, but if you’re a musician who wants to be taken seriously online, you need to have your OWN website. No two…

Artistpreneur Spotlight – JoRob, Singer | Songwriter | Producer

Joseph Waldron, A.K.A. JoRob, was born in Washington D.C., but as a child he moved he moved between Virginia & Maryland with his younger brother & older sister after his father was robbed and brutally murdered. Being the oldest male in his family, JoRob was forced to become the man…

Indie Artist Dumb Question: Why Am I Marketing My Own Music?

If you’re like most indie artists, you’re probably in a constant struggle with your social media profiles and internet marking tactics to find new fans or clients and build your brand. You may feel like you’re swimming in dirty water where you really can’t see but a few inches in…

Why Local Musicians Stay Local and Never Make It

Right now there are millions of talented individuals that are playing music and thinking to themselves that they’ve “made it.” In fact, you may know a few people like this, as they’ll be quick to talk shit about how amazing they are and may even have a small following in…

Rappers Need to STOP Being Afraid to Make Money!

I hate to pick on rappers, but let’s be real; even though rappers brag about all the money they have, the truth is A LOT of them don’t have money like that.  Ladies and gents, most of these rappers aren’t “making it rain.” While a lot of musicians are broke and are…

Your Music Might Be Great, But YOU Suck!

Let’s be real… EVERYBODY and their mother and grandmother does music.  Everyone’s a musician.  Everyone’s a producer.  Everyone is a CEO of a record label.  Everyone is everything and a bag of chips.  Everyone who does music thinks that their music is the best and they’re the best thing since…

Market and Promote Your Music While You’re Sleeping

I know that’s a crazy title but the crazy part is you really could market and promote your music while you’re sleeping. To make a short story short, all musicians, especially indie musicians need to be promoting their music 24/7. You’re only one person (or group) and you only have so…

Why Artists Need to Be Blogging

Whether it be video blogging and/or blogging through your website, as an artist it is crucial nowadays to post blogs. People are online a lot and with so many blogs sites out there, people are constantly reading blogs. Blogs are the new newspaper/magazine/journal/diary. People refer to blogs for info, advice,…

Artists Shouldn’t Need Permission to Succeed

What the blog title says.  Art as a professional medium is constantly taken for granted and not appreciated as a talent or craft that helps push society forward.  It’s hard as fuck to get support when it comes to your art.  Art’s a broad term, so the focus will be more so on the…

When It Comes To Your Music, Get Your Internet Marketing Up

Say it with me, INTERNET MARKETING. The internet is a big tool in helping launch the career of a lot of independent musicians all over the world. As an up and coming musician, it would definitely be in your best interest to market your album on the internet. Honestly in…