Monday, July 6

Promoting Your Work (PART 2)

Same with Spotify. You tell fans, potential fans, where they need to go to listen to your music. - [Narrator] Hey, Ariana and the Rose. - What's up? - [Narrator] How do you use CTAs to get followers? - I want fans to follow me, so I try to give them incentives and a call to action so that they feel like when they follow me, they'll be getting things back from me, whether that's music or merch or anything. (more…)

Promoting Your Work

  Promoting Your Work (coins dropping) - [Narrator] Music on Spotify, check. Artist page, looking great. Now it's time to kick back, relax, and-- (record scratch - You can't just put the music out there and expect for something magical just to happen. You gotta fight for attention. - [Narrator] This is Troy. (more…)

Sam Yeah from Spotify (PART 2)

So if you want to reach them here, Ad Studio can help - Spotify Ad Studio makes it easy to create audio ads that reach listener on Spotify's free tier. You can share a taste of you music with a targeted group of listener who are more likely to love it. - I use Ad Studio whenever I release a new song. - That's Brian Hazard from Color Theory. (more…)

Sam Yeah from Spotify (buy plays)

  - You've been working hard, doing your thing, and you're finally starting to pick up some heat. Now how are you gonna turn that exposure into clicks, followers and fans? - Sam Yeah from Spotify. - Is here to school us. - Feel like I have jazz hands. Before launching a digital campaign, you wanna understand your data. (more…)

Planning Your Tour (PART 2)

That means booking travels and accommodations, getting in touch with the venues in advance, scheduling, security, dressing rooms, technical riders, hospitality riders, you want me to keep going? - I think we got it. Keep in mind, if you don't have a tour manager you'll have to juggle it all yourself, or have a friend or bandmate do it for you. - You'll also work with booking agents who can connect you to venues in exchange for a cut, with promoters who can hire you for shows, and sometimes with talent buyers who work directly for venues. - So as a booking agent I work with everyone on the artist's team. (more…)

Planning Your Tour

Planning Your Tour (hip-hop music) (engine revving) - Touring has become a big part of releasing a record. There's no bigger buzz than getting out there and feeling the love from your fans. Take it from ASAP Ferg, he knows what it's all about. - What's poppin', world? There is no better feeling than being on tour and seeing your crowd and your fans just go ballistic. (more…)

How Copyright Works (PART 2)

It's just easier. - [Narrator] And why does it matter who owns what? Because that determines who's in charge of how a recording or song gets used. It can also determine who gets paid when that song gets played. - Getting your money's always good. You must get your money, because it's your money. (more…)

How Copyright Works

How Copyright Works - [Narrator] Now that you're getting music out of your head and into the real world, there's some important things you need to know. We've got the basics and the not-so-basics, starting with copyright. - Yo, you're about to get a lesson whether you like it or not. You're gonna sit here and listen to this. (more…)