Posted: Nov 18, 2019
**Guest post written by Tom Jordan, originally featured on The Legit Musician blog.
"Unfortunately, many bands often shy away from sites like gofundme and Kickstarter, because of the way they’ve been misused by others. Many artists fear that they’ll look like beggars or scam artists, taking advantage of people. How does one ask people for money without sounding like a huge dick?"View Full Article
Posted: Mar 25, 2019
**Guest post written by Jennifer Hughes, staff writer at Know Your Instrument and enjoyer of traveling to new/obscure places and checking out new indie bands.
"Independent musicians often don’t have enough money to spend for renting rehearsal spaces and studios, paying graphic artists and photographers for album art, hiring professionals for music production and promotions, touring and the like. When a crowdfunding campaign is done right, it could help musicians get the exposure and the backers they need for their venture."View Full Article
Posted: Feb 19, 2019
Category: The Musician Business
**Guest post written by Donna Maurer, a contributor on multiple music blogs and lover of creating helpful articles for her fellow musicians and music lovers.
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"If you want to be successful as a musician today, you must learn to diversify your income streams. That way, when the live gigs and album sales slow down, you’ll still have money coming in from other areas to keep you going until things pick up...Here are some unique and creative ways to make money when your career hits a lull."
Posted: May 15, 2017
Category: Online Presence
**Guest post written by Melanie Kealey of Bandzoogle.
Posted: Jan 9, 2017
**Guest post written by Nicholas Rubright of Dozmia.
This is a continuation of last week's post "50 Ways to Promote Your Music and Grow Your Fanbase - Part 1".View Full Article
Posted: Nov 11, 2013
**Guest post written by Dae Bogan, Music Industry Insider For The Indie Artist, of Dae Bogan Music.
"What do you do when you don’t have a label underwriting your career and you have to choose between paying your personal bills and paying a studio engineer, publicist, or rental van company? You fund raise!" But how...View Full Article