3 Ways to earn more from your music over time

Uncategorized Apr 13, 2020

SO reading that title some of you will think. That's no good I need to sell it today and make money today. Im here to tell you that short term thinking of immediacy will likely lead to an endless cycle of spammy "Please check out my new music" posts all over the internet. 

This doesn't work. It did work when people bought music for 99p now it doesn't work as the cost to the customer might be free if they are happy to give their time up, But the reward is 0.003p for you. 

You can't scale that, You cannot eat off that. Hell you cant pay for the tea you drank while you made the post for that.

However there are a bunch of things you can do over time to constantly top up what a piece of music does for you.

When I first started down these paths it would only generate a tiny trickle each month.

But think about this. 1 track making just £5 a month profit with essentially very minimal work. So £5 sucks, But my track Old School Days which hasn't done well on...

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Musician passive income streams you can start today

Uncategorized Apr 06, 2020

It seems the passed couple years everyone is chasing this "passive income" lifestyle and goal. Well i'm not here to smash all that out of your dream by any means.

Start your first passive income source for free with the "musicians guide to streaming" https://www.musicbusiness.io/musicians-streaming-guide But let's have a rethink on the whole thing.

Passive income from your music implies you have your music done and now it makes you income all day everyday. An you know what yeah, totally I do that all day long with the "Unders" brand. But there's something missing, The reality. that's what is missing. You see the reality is you need a few things before hand. The music An audience Knowledge of the systems, Without these your best effort will falter.

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4 Common Mistakes Independent Artists Must Avoid When Doing Self-Promotion

marketing Apr 06, 2020

If you’re an independent artist and want to promote your music all on your own, then it’s important to know that the job comes with plenty of responsibilities—not all of which will be enjoyable. Doing self-promotion as an independent artist isn’t impossible, but you have to be prepared.

 

In today’s digital age, self-promotion is easier online, which means that you need to be tech-savvy and develop strong social media skills for good results.

 

Aside from acquiring marketing skills, one thing that would help you a lot is to know the common mistakes independent artists make with self-promotion.

 

1) Waiting too long for opportunities

 

Many incredibly talented independent artists miss out on catching their big break because they wait too long for the perfect opportunity to come knocking. One thing to remember when doing self-promotion is that it only works when you chase opportunities instead of waiting for them to chase you....

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Not Quite Passive Income, But Over 20 Ways you can make a living using your music.

music revenue Apr 05, 2020

Listen to the video as you go.

It seems the passed couple years everyone is chasing this "passive income" lifestyle and goal. Well i'm not here to smash all that out of your dream by any means. 

But let's have a rethink on the whole thing. Passive income from your music implies you have your music done and now it makes you income all day everyday. 
An you know what yeah, totally I do that all day long with the "Unders" brand. 

But there's something missing, The reality. that's what is missing. You see the reality is you need a few things before hand. 

The music
An audience
Knowledge of the systems, Without these your best effort will falter.

But if you get this fit an balance just right you can shimmy your way into it quite smoothly. 

The kicker?
You gotta do HUGE levels of work up front. Like absolutely massive levels of work that you are not getting paid for and that you are not sure will ever get paid for. This bit kills most people off right off the bat....

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How to make content and posts that make people engage with your music

Uncategorized Mar 24, 2020

How to make content and posts that make people engage with your music

We have all see the posts (maybe we have even done them)

That go "Hey can you check out my new tune and give me some feedback"

And then crickets, nothing happens. Pure wasted energy. 

Chances are you see these posts and think, errrrm nope. WHY? and if you are guilty of doing them, well think how do you react to them.

The thing is then, How do you actually get someone to listen to your track? Well you need to tell them quite simply what is in it for them. Why would it be worth THEM spending THEIR time on it. What is the benefit THEY get from it.

following me here?

Make it all about them and giving first not asking for time but getting a fair exchange for that time spent an hopefully the music will then do the rest for you.

Ok Scott, fine i get it.

But how do I do that?

Well what I do should differ from what you do, But my push here is quite simple. I will teach you...

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