Artistpreneur Spotlight – MPlugg, Musician Network | Performer Classified Site

MPlugg is the DMV’s go to site for all things music. Our mission is for the area’s best musicians & local area talent to be seen, heard & hired. You can find a band or musician, search for a quality vocalist, find a music or voice teacher for lessons, find high…

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…

Artists Don’t Need Corporate America, Corporate America Needs Artists

Corporate America makes quite the living off of paying the people who work for them very little while keeping most of the profit to themselves. There is no exception to this rule when it comes to their relationship to artists. In fact, in some cases, huge wealthy businesses get away…

Internet Age Double Edge Sword: Why True Artists Can’t Make A Living Off Of Their Art Anymore

The internet and social media now allows everyone to make their voice heard to the world for free, and that means artists too. More than ever before, people can make music and art and showcase it to the world. That means it must be easier than ever to become a…

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…