As musicians — and just about anyone, in any creative line of work — we’ve all been asked to offer our products and services for no monetary compensation. That’s right: the old “do it for exposure” trick.
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The other day, we showed you a brilliant case study from CD Baby and Canadian musician Braden Lam on how to get your music on official Spotify playlists.
Now, for the next question: how can you use your Spotify presence to make money?
Live performances are more than just a chance to play out and get your music in front of new audiences; they can also go a long way toward keeping your band’s business operation running smoothly.
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Spotify has announced that it will hold a series of events beginning this fall, meant to give working artists the opportunity to learn from music industry experts on a variety of topics.
On Sunday, we published an article full of lessons learned over the years of advocating for independent musicians. One of those lessons was to make sure all of your branded materials — including graphics — are clean and professional before rolling out promotions.
Recently, I had the good fortune to speak to a room full of young, aspiring entrepreneurs about my professional journey. I hoped to draw some parallels for them to follow, to the extent that those parallels could aid them.
The first part of the session was a 60 minute prepared talk about the initial hurdles that young startups face from a legal standpoint. Following the discussion, there was a question and answer segment, and I was asked the following question by the host:
“How long did it take you to achieve your success?”
He’s an attorney, musician, entrepreneur, and creative mind — and this Monday, he’ll join The Quinn Spinn for an episode that every creator needs to hear!
I recently had the honor and privilege of joining Bryan Tuk, CEO of Performing Arts Live, Inc. and founder of Allentown JazzFest, for the latest episode of his podcast, Creative Confidential. Creative Confidential features conversations with filmmakers, artists, musicians and non-profit CEOs about their professional and artistic journeys, their influences and the challenges they have faced along the way.
We’ve told you about TLO Live’s Online Marketing & Social Media Workshop as an opportunity to learn ways to grow in your creative endeavor.
Now, thanks to our partnership with TLO Live, it just got easier for you to attend.
Local musicians, like all creative freelancers, are entrepreneurs, each with a brand and a business to build. No matter your creative field, Tuk Law Offices wants to help you establish your brand.