To this point, the 2021 news cycle is no less crazy then 2020. Pushing the US and World politics to the side, the music world is ignited over the controversial removal of over 100,000 songs on Spotify. Earlier this week, we briefed you on the situation in our "The Business...
Artists are all in it for the music, but to make it a career, you do need to make money on that music. The De novo Agency E-book, "6 Steps to a Profitable Fanbase", teaches you how to turn your music hobby into a career as an independent artist.
No matter what your status in the music is, visuals are an incredibly important part of your career as a musician. In the digital world that is filled with users with short attention spans, grabbing people's attention with strong visuals is vital.
For independent artists, succeeding on Spotify is crucial today. The popular music streaming platform is quickly approaching 300 million active monthly users, and reaching your audience on their is so important for artists.
As an artist, your number one goal is to get your music heard. The more potential fans that hear your music the more opportunity for you to grow your fanbase. Thanks to the technological revolution there are now more ways than ever to get your music out to the people.
Being an independent artist has never provided more opportunities, nor has it ever been more competitive than it is right now. With so many platforms to share your music on, artists are now more accessible than at any other point in history
Being an independent artist shares a lot of qualities with being an entrepreneur. You are your own brand, you have to market and promote yourself constantly, and you are going to work long hours seven days a week.
When it comes to being an independent artist, the whole name of the game is getting your music in front of as many fans/potential fans as possible. For artists all around the world, they quickly learn that the world of distribution is both tough and costly.