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Explore proven strategies for success for independent musicians, songwriters and producers in this future music blog. Think big about your music career and prosper.

3 Resources for Designing Awesome DIY Images

DIY Images for social media

Images are one of the most engaging types of content. It’s been proven time and time again that social posts that include images will usually get more likes and comments than plain text posts. With that in mind, most everything you put out there to raise awareness for your music – from blog posts to […]

Better Live Shows… With Music Theory

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Try these music theory tricks at your live shows So it’s happened again. You’re walking out of rehearsal frustrated with your live shows and the sound your band is getting. Nothing seems to be clicking – and musically speaking, everything seems like a mess. When you try to figure out what might help, no one […]

Easy Steps to Get Started with Email Promotion for Musicians

Easy steps to get started with email promotion for musicians

Email is a big topic (which is why we dedicated an entire module to it in the Music Power Tools course), and it’s something that a lot of musicians put off. But I’m here to tell you that email doesn’t have to be scary, time-consuming, or intimidating. Instead of thinking big picture, narrow it down […]

Music Theory Tricks Used in Hit Songs

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Try out these music theory tricks Songwriting is often simultaneously one of the most magical and frustrating parts of being a musician. Sometimes, the best songs seem to appear in our heads without prompting and demand to be written down before they disappear, while other times great songs take forever to finish and are nothing […]

5 Ways to Boost Facebook Engagement on Your Musician Page

5 ways to boost engagement on Facebook

Boost Facebook engagement and get more attention for your music With organic reach declining as a result of more content being shared, Facebook is largely becoming a pay to play platform. While this makes it harder to reach your fans without using advertising, don’t be too quick to give up on Facebook as a marketing […]

How Music Theory Can Improve Your Songwriting

Improve your songwriting

Songwriting is often a mysterious, transcendental experience when it is going well. It can also be one of the most challenging and frustrating creative experiences in music. Often, songwriting seems almost like a spiritual place we must magically arrive at through some sort of weird set of unexpected and inspirational circumstances – but it is […]

Why You Should Learn Music Theory as an Adult

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Music theory is wonderful, exciting, and enormously useful. But for many musicians who received any kind of music theory education growing up, the experience is usually exactly the opposite. Music theory classes can feel one step removed from strict math classes where the concepts never really seem to apply to “real life.”  But have no fear – […]

5 Ways to Get More Twitter Followers for Your Music

Get more fans on Twitter

Image via Depositphotos Twitter is a great channel for promoting your music and engaging your fans online. However, for it to be effective, you need to get more Twitter followers. First off – what you should not do. Don’t buy followers unethically online and risk getting your account banned, or buy ads to promote your […]

7 Smart and Creative Ways to Sell Out Your Gigs

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Image via Stocksy First thing that comes to mind when thinking about promoting your music is probably social media, right? Social media breaks down so many barriers for indie musicians to reach and communicate with an audience – and that’s awesome!  But sometimes it’s easy to forget about the in-person, experiential facet of music. That […]

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Know Your Craft

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Know Your Craft So here you are again. Sitting with your instrument trying to learn or create another song – but the process is taking forever! Every new song you learn or write feels like starting from square one with a totally blank slate. What can you do? Well as it turns out, theory can […]

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