Touring is a necessity for many bands looking for exposure, but it can be extremely expensive if not done properly. This post looks at 7 easy ways you can save money while on the road. Use these tips to make your dreams of touring the world a reality!
I’m sure I don’t need to explain to you how important social media is to your music career. Various social… Read more Kick Starting Your Music Social Media Strategy
It is absolutely crucial that you as a musician grow and utilize an email marketing list to continue engagement with fans, and ultimately drive more sales and downloads. Don’t believe me? Take some of these stats as an example:
A list of 150 CANADIAN bands you may not have heard, but NEED to hear.
Merchandise sales are critical to any successful band/artist. Naturally, a lot of these sales happen at live shows! Here are some tried and true tips to improve your selling ability in a live show setting
The world of E-Commerce is booming, booming, booming! As musicians, we are surrounded by so many different flexible and affordable… Read more My experience with 3 top merchandise selling platforms
With the DIY trend driving the industry, Bandbiz is now needed more than ever.
Are you a numbers person? Some people cringe at the thought of looking at graphs, spreadsheets, charts and equations, while… Read more 5 Numbers you NEED to know as a musician
It’s no surprise that musicians must earn money in many more ways than simply selling records. The changing landscape of the music industry now requires that DIY musicians rely much more heavily on tour revenue, merchandise sales, streaming royalties, performance royalties, Youtube ad revenue rather than physical album sales.
“But if we order an extra 100 shirts, we’ll save 12 cents a shirt!”
Sound familiar? Musicians of all types struggle with the question of how many units of a particular merchandise item they should order.