This article provides artists with key steps to securing brand partnerships.

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“Whether your band is planning a tour or releasing new music, chances are it’s not going to be cheap. Brand sponsorship allows artists to do what they do best without worrying about the capital it will take to do so. Here are 9 steps to take when approaching a brand for sponsorship. ” Click Here For The Full Article!

Read this article for the “5 Ways You Can Start Being a Better Bandmate Right Now”

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“Every band has nightmare stories – guitar players who blew off gigs or practice, drummers who refused to promote shows or learn their parts, or keyboardists who were argumentative. When you mix a bunch of different people together, personality problems are bound to arise, whether it’s in a band or a board room. But it doesn’t have to be that way. No matter your role in your band, here are five ways to be a better bandmate.” Click For More!

 

Check out these tips on how to make networking more fun!

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“What if you stopped thinking about networking as this big, scary, business-card-swapping event and instead, started treating it the same way you’d make friends? Because when you get down to it, that’s really what networking is. Thinking of it that way really takes the pressure off. Here are a few ways to get started.”

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Hey artists, make sure you’re aware of these bad habits so you can avoid them when writing music.

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“At the heart of every music production is its basic building block—the song. It’s the key element, because if you don’t have a great song or songs, you won’t have a great record. You can have the most brilliant players provide excellent performances, and you can do a masterful production job, but if the songs aren’t there, not much of the audience is going to care beyond the first listen. Indeed, music history is littered with artists, bands, and records that had everything going for them except the most important thing: the songs.

That’s why I’m spending an entire chapter analyzing song structure. In the end, no one can predict what will be a hit or what might touch your audience’s heart or feet, but certain elements have tended to work in popular music of all types since the beginning of recorded music. It helps to know what works before you try something else.”

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SoundFly has the “4 Easy Things You Should Be Doing At Every Live Show”

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“These are four easy-to-develop performing habits that contribute to long-term success and to making bigger, better impressions on both new audiences and fans.” Click the link for the full article!