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Are Music Promotion Companies Worth It?

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People occasionally contact me and ask the following question: "Someone Contacted Me to Promote My Music. Is it Legit?" Probably not, sorry to say. But, before you respond with a nasty email telling them to shove it, let’s look at the red and green flags to decide whether or not it might be legit. The last thing you want to do is tell someone off when they are actually a big deal[...]

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Why You Need a Major Label to Be a Successful Music Artist

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I see SO many music marketing "gurus" tell people that you can be successful without a label. While that can be true for a select few people, the reality is that you're unlikely to reach the level of success they claim without major label support. Today we're going to cover why a label is still necessary, but then we'll discuss what to do if you can't get a label or don't want one. You[...]

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The Biggest Artists of 2018, and How You Can Be Like Them in 2019

How 2018's Biggest Artists Can Inspire Your 2019

The "Biggest Artists of 2018" is a difficult award to hand out, because there are many different criteria we could use. When I looked at the Billboard list of Highest-Paid Musicians, all of the Top 10 made most of their money from touring. This does not apply to you if you're not a major touring artist, so I don't want to focus on highest pay alone. Instead, let's focus on the Top 10 bigg[...]