20 of The Worst Indie Artist Mistakes - Part 2 

Last week we discussed in an article the 10 worst mistakes independent artists are making in today’s music industry.  Following up from that here are an additional 10 mistakes to watch and consider avoiding:

11.  You don’t consider your music a product
This is a mistake that many upcoming artists make as they feel they need to prove something to be heard by giving away everything for free.  While this can help expose you to a market and can help promotions, until think of yourself as a product/brand, nobody…Read more

20 of The Worst Indie Artist Mistakes - Part 1 

First things first, we all make mistakes and we know this.  It’s a part of life, it’s a part of growing, and it’s a learning experience.  Everyone in any industry always makes a few missteps in their career and this is due to the entrepreneurial mindset of testing.  If something didn’t work we know not to do it again and to learn from it what might work in the future.  Too many artists however spend too long doing the things that aren’t working for them to meet their long term goals without realizing it and…Read more

5 Steps To Thinking Like Your Brand 

We all hear this word over and over again and not many of us know what it really means and how to do it effectively.  That word is “branding”.  The development of towards the digital business environment had made this much more important for artists now days in the music industry.  Music is not enough today anymore in the digital age, you’ve really got to consider the visual identity associated with your music, believe me it will help you tremendously as an artist and help you grow in more ways than you can…Read more

Collaborations - They Do Help 

When it comes down to writing songs the idea of collaboration holds a very wide spectrum of beliefs.  Artists may love it, hate it, advise it, or go against it.  The reason being is that every individual has their own unique writing process and thus working with someone else can either greatly amplify that process or hinder it. This does not argue the fact that some of the most amazing music have consisted of collaborations, and you might be asking yourself why is this process of working with another so…Read more
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