New Twitter Profile Update: Let’s Get Visual

April 14, 2014

Sick of us talking about the importance of cover art yet? Prepare yourselves, here comes another one. This week, Twitter officially announced that it will be launching a brand-new design for their profiles. Well, brand-new is a stretch. As you can see from the examples below, the new Twitter design looks an awful lot like [...]

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Work Like a Pro to Become a Pro Part III: Let’s Get Down to Business

April 12, 2014

Welcome to part three of “Work Like a Pro to Become a Pro,” a four part series by artist manager Budi Voogt designed to help artists work smarter on their music business so they can focus on what matters most: their music. Get tips to improve your communication in Part 2, and read on below for [...]

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Are Photography and Cover Art Important for Musicians?

April 10, 2014

As musicians, you spend most of your time writing and performing music that you hope will set you apart from the rest. Sometimes, you spend so much time focusing on music, that other important pieces that can help you get discovered are forgotten. One of the most important – and often forgotten – elements of your [...]

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Matthew Griswold Gets Licensing Opportunities with APM Music and BMI through ReverbNation

April 7, 2014

Ever wonder what it takes to get a song licensed for TV or a commercial? We caught up with Matthew Griswold, ReverbNation artist since 2007, and got a few insights. Matthew Griswold is an All-American boy. Born and raised in the Midwest, this young musician matches gritty, earthy vocals with anthem-style acoustic guitar jams. Matthew [...]

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#RNOpps Roundup: Campfire Festival, CountryUP for AXS-TV, Princess Blue Music Publishing & Planetrox

April 4, 2014

Here’s a roundup of some of this week’s fresh new opportunities on ReverbNation Get signed with Princess Blue Music Library Location: Online Genre: All Ever dreamed of hearing your song on TV? Love indie films, and wish you could contribute to the soundtrack? Princess Blue is an online music licensing company seeking tracks from independent [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About Using Kickstarter as an Independent Musician

April 2, 2014

Crowdfunding is nothing new in the music world (check out our previous post on 5 tips for crowdfunding success). Yet recently Kickstarter has become a standout as a popular fundraising platform for independent musicians. ReverbNation artists Graham Colton, Jonny Gray, Long Gone Day and Good Graeff used Kickstarter to fund their own independent work, from albums [...]

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March Breaking! Musicians Keeping a Beat through ReverbNation Opportunities

March 30, 2014

Each month, hundreds of thousands of musicians submit to opportunities through ReverbNation. Artists vie for the chance to headline festivals, be featured in top magazines, play showcases in front of music industry pros and take advantage of all the opportunities to be seen and heard. So, if you’re wondering who submits to opportunities and what [...]

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Freshen Up Your Music: 8 Tips from Multi-Platinum Producer Sahpreem King

March 26, 2014

This post was written by multi-platinum award-winning producer, music industry author, and music industry veteran Sahpreem A. King. Think about the last time you listened to the radio. What did you hear? Most likely, you heard songs that were copies of copies, unoriginal tracks that are no different from the competition. As an indie, DIY, [...]

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Opportunities on Tap: Wakarusa Music Festival, The Hype Magazine & Impact 89FM

March 21, 2014

 Check out these awesome opportunities on ReverbNation: Take the stage for 20k fans at Wakarusa 2014 Location: Ozark, AR Genre(s): Alternative, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, DJ, Dance, Electronica, Folk, Indie, Jam, Pop, Rock, Reggae, Singer Songwriter, World Wakarusa Music Festival is a well-established, unique musical experience located amongst the beautiful scenery of Mulberry Mountain, and has attracted [...]

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