In Music, PPD is the abbreviation for Publisher Price To Dealer which is the wholesale price that distributors charge their dealers for recorded works like Music albums, LPs, EPs etc. The PPD is what used as a benchmark for calculating royalty shares. The PPD is very important in determining the sales price that can then […]
Can I Have A Music Career Without Social Media?
Social media is quite an effective tool for any sort of music career. The truth is, having platforms with billions and millions of people has been one of the best things to ever happen to several industries that heavily rely on audiences. This has brought many questions and one of those questions is; “Can I […]
Are Music Videos Profitable?
Music videos are important and very crucial to the success of an artist’s brand. It is for this reason that most artists go out of their way to create absolutely great video content. One of the many questions that I run into from the newbie musicians is: “Are music videos profitable?” Music videos can be […]
Build A Music Fanbase Without Social Media (The Blueprint)
As a musical artist, having a fanbase is one of the most important things that will define the success of your career. Music is business and the fanbase you build will be clientele that will pay for your services so you can sustain your living. This is why it’s very crucial to build not only […]
How Can I Promote Myself As A Mix Engineer?
Promotion serves a very important part of client outreach that can help you get your name out there. Knowing how to approach this is very vital. A good promotion strategy should be able to bring in some clients for you. In this new age we live in that is characterized by technology, the approach to […]
How Can Blockchain Help The Music Industry?
Blockchain technology has made it’s fair impression as far as technological innovation goes. Most people involved in music are now questioning the actual (if any) application of blockchain in the music industry. This post will take a deep dive into how blockchain can help the music industry. To basically have a clear understanding its quite […]
How Do Musicians Get More Followers?
Being a musician is one of the most stressful and most rewarding jobs on the planet. It takes a lot to build a fanbase and have an actual following that can continue to support your craft. Back in the day, amassing a following meant something completely different because you had to work harder to actually […]
How To Know If Music Production Is For You
With any endeavor that you pursue in your life, there always is a reflective point where you have to properly analyze and dig deeper into figuring out whether something is for you or not. Most new music producers face this challenge of figuring out whether music is truly what they want to do or not. […]
Do You Need To Read Music To Be A Music Producer?
Getting into music production can be a fun way to explore your musical creativity. But let’s face it being a complete newbie comes with a lot of questions and the only way to gain understanding is through years of trial and error plus some good research. This article is centred around the popular question which […]
Is It Illegal To Stream Your Own Music?
Streaming platforms have gained their popularity since they emerged on the market. They’ve made the independent musician’s distribution much easier. These days you don’t have to worry about distribution because you can simply sign up with tunecore and be well on tour way to reaching a global audience. Anybody that is a musician has at […]