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Free and Paid Marketing Ideas for Your YouTube Videos

I’ve been on a journey to grow my YouTube channel lately, as I think this is one of the best social media platforms for musicians. I’ve been outlining my process step-by-step, so today we’re talking about free and paid marketing ideas for your youtube videos. If you’re trying to grow a fanbase or get more people to buy your music, you’ll want to promote your videos! YouTube Ma[...]

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Important Investments That All Session Singers Should Make

A Complete List of Important Investments for Your Singing Career!

People are often shocked when they ask me how to become a professional session singer and I give them a long list of things to buy. Like any business, you need to spend money to make money. For some things, you save until you have the funds, but some things are better to splurge on up front. I’m going to give you a list of things that I feel are worth the investment, along with what I[...]

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5 Things to Do Before Releasing a YouTube Video

STOP! Before you upload that YouTube video, do these 5 things FIRST!

If you're a regular here, you know about my YouTube project where I'm trying to get the most out of my YouTube channel, and to help you grow yours also. Thus far we've been looking at a lot of behind-the-scenes tips to make your videos better and help more people find them. Today we'll discuss the important things to do before you release the video.   Publishing and Optimizing[...]

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Non-Musical College Majors That Can Help Your Music Career

It's back-to-school season (ugh) and that means a lot of you are off to college. If you're like I was, you're probably "undecided" in your major and not sure where to go. I'm here to help! If you're passionate about music but not sure you want to dive into a music major, there are plenty of options to help your music and life in general. Let's discuss some non-music majors that you can als[...]

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5 Easy Steps to Make a Great YouTube Thumbnail

If you look at all of the top YouTubers, you’ll see that their thumbnails are not just random screenshots chosen by YouTube. These people put great effort into their thumbnail photo, and for good reason. Imagine you’re at a bookstore, and all you can use to choose to buy are the title and book cover. Suddenly those titles and covers become a lot more important, don’t they? Your YouT[...]

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6 Important Policies for Session Musicians

Important policies for session musicians

Today we’re talking about a very exciting and sexy topic: contract policies! I know, you’re probably not jumping out of your skin with excitement, but hear me out. This is super important, and you never know when it might benefit you or your client in some way. Example 1: You are halfway through a project when you come down with the flu. You are bedridden for days, and the client dema[...]

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6 Tips to Create Better YouTube Content

I've been on a YouTube journey lately, trying to grow my channel and help you grow yours as well! Today we're talking about how to optimize and improve your content. If you need content ideas, check out my post on that here. Whether you have just started creating a Youtube channel or have been there for a few months already, you will have to maximize this social media platform to  impro[...]

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YouTube Hacks for Musicians – Should You Buy Views?

This is part of my YouTube Series, where I analyze what makes YouTube channels grow and how musicians can maximize this info for their benefit. You can see my entire series so far here, here and here. Today we’re comparing two YouTube helper apps: TubeBuddy and VidIQ. We’ll also discuss whether or not buying fake views and subscribers is worth it. TubeBuddy vs VidIQ If you haven[...]

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7 Steps to Mixing Background Vocals That Sound Radio-Ready

A Step-by-Step Guide to Mixing Radio-Ready Background Vocals!

YOU GUYS I am so excited! I've been a huge fan of Musician On A Mission for years. I subscribe to the YouTube Channel and I take the courses, so when they contacted me about a guest post, I was all over it! Today's post is about mixing background vocals, written by Dylan, a songwriter and producer. I'll have more info on him at the end of the article, but I'll let him take it from here:[...]