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How To Be Your Own Music Publicist: Part 3

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Guest Post By Ariel Hyatt and the team at CyberPR PART 3: START COMMUNICATING! Getting that first article written about you can feel like a daunting task. Two great places to start are your local area with online calendar editors (assuming that you don’t live in NYC or Los Angeles) or any smaller music blogs. Music blogs are run […]

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How To Be Your Own Music Publicist: Part 2

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Guest Post By Ariel Hyatt and the team at CyberPR PART 2: YOUR MESSAGES AND YOUR TARGETS In Part 1 of “How to Be Your Own Music Publicist,” we took you through all the different elements of an effective digital press kit.  Here in Part 2, we’ll take you through the next 5 things that need to be addressed before […]

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How To Be Your Own Music Publicist: Part 1

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 Guest Post By Ariel Hyatt and the team at CyberPR The world of music publicity is loud and overwhelming (just like the people in it!) Contrary to prior belief, music PR – especially independent music PR – is not just about Pitchfork, Stereogum and Rolling Stone. Indie music PR revolves around an entire complex ecosystem of blogs (big and […]

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How to legally post a cover song video on YouTube.

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Posting Cover Songs on YouTube: Music Video Licensing Explained Guest Post By Chris Robley  Cover song videos are hugely popular on YouTube, and making a cover song video is one of the most proven ways to get new listeners and viewers to check out your other songs, including your original material. So let’s say you’ve recorded […]

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10 Instagram Accounts That Could Change Your Music Career [Kosha Dillz]

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In this article rapper Kosha Dillz shares ten different Instagram accounts which, although they may in many cases be unconventional, are nonetheless a source of great source of creative inspiration for the rapper from day to day.   ____________________________ Guest post by indie rapper Kosha Dillz I look to some of the most interesting people for […]

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Why Saying Yes to Every Single Gig Is Actually Bad Advice

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Why Saying Yes to Every Single Gig Is Actually Bad Advice Guest Post by JEREMY YOUNG Taking career advice from multi-platinum artists should always come with some generous grains of salt, but this latest dispatch from Imagine Dragons‘ recent interview with NPR has me particularly befuddled. In it, singer Dan Reynolds imparts his advice to aspiring musicians that “you have to […]

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