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The Daily Biz – April 16th, 2020

YouTube are taking inspiration from that long-forgotten format the DVD for a new feature being rolled out now. YouTube are introducing ‘chapters’ that split videos into skippable segments The COVID-19 pandemic has brought multiple industries to a grinding halt, the music business among them. As a result, music creators and companies are forced to reassess […]

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The Daily Biz – April 14th, 2020

In the music industry, the recent rise in the popularity of the online gig is probably the biggest example of a positive, useful new way of working brought about by the current situation. How To Do An Online Gig We are living in a new normal. How long we live in an industry without live […]

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The Daily Biz – April 13th, 2020

The reason so many artists have extreme reactions to the idea of collaboration is because they’ve experienced the incredible highs or lows in working with others How To Structure Payment Deals When Collaborating With Others For most working musicians, it’s hard enough to make a consistent living in the music industry at the best of […]

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The Daily Biz – April 12th, 2020

Music documentaries can be a welcome look behind the curtain at magical moments, the artists we know and love, and the lives of those whose stories were neglected by time. 8 music documentaries to watch now How do you get your music into streaming platforms and online stores? How do you properly credit and title […]

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The Daily Biz – April 11th, 2020

Want to better understand how to copyright your music to protect your work? Yes? Then you’ve come to the right place. Music Copyright 101 – How To Copyright Your Music To Protect Your Work If there’s one thing we’ve all learned recently, it’s that musicians and music fans can’t be kept apart. In the weeks […]

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The Daily Biz – April 10th, 2020

Instagram is one of the best platforms for quickly drawing an audience for an artist’s livestream, if they have a healthy following on the app. However, when it comes to those artists making money from their broadcasts, Instagram Live is still at a very early stage. Instagram has plans to help artists monetise livestreams The […]

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The Daily Biz – April 9th, 2020

Grab your quarantine snacks, sit back, relax, and turn on these iconic music documentaries to help you pass the time. Music Industry Documentaries to Watch While Quarantined With shows and gigs cancelled around the world, live streaming is taking over the internet at full speed. Before you go live, here are some best practices to […]

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The Daily Biz – April 8th, 2020

Several high-profile artists are delaying their upcoming releases in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, but should indie artists follow their lead? Should Coronavirus Delay Your Next Release? As we all know, creating new music can be an amazingly therapeutic activity under any circumstances. In this incredibly challenging environment that we’re only now coming to […]

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The Daily Biz – April 7th, 2020

Did you have contracts for your cancelled gigs? Were your contracts written or verbal? Do you have a standard contract that you use all the time whether it is a long form legal contract or a simple Letter of Agreement or Letter of Confirmation? Did You Have Contracts for Your Cancelled Gigs? Marketing used to […]

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The Daily Biz – April 6th, 2020

Going on tour is one of the most exciting things any working musician can do. Touring allows you to travel the country while showing fans what your music is like when it’s played live, plus it can be one of the best ways for a musician to make money with their art. How to Make […]

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