Posts by Giulia Penni

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Music Streaming Royalties

The most frequently asked questions our support team receives are: “How much does an artist get per song?”, “Why does Spotify pay so little?” or „Is music streaming worth it?” With this article, we try to make sense of streaming income and to answer these questions. First of all, streaming is worth it! Spotify, Apple…
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Get Your Songs in Big Playlists

Playlists are the fuel driving both music discovery and consumption and can help songs become hit singles. Playlist and streaming are the way music consumers listen to music nowadays. Streams are not equivalent to sales or downloads though, and getting many streams does not necessarily mean you will get many fans. Having said that, every…
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How to Add a Bio on Your Spotify Artist Profile

Previously, you needed to submit your information to Rovi, the database managing music metadata for Spotify, iTunes, etc. if you wanted to manage your artist information. Now, you can edit and add your bio yourself within your Spotify for Artists account. As you already know, an artist bio can be an opportunity for you to…
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Music Marketing Campaign

Talent is not enough – one the key success factors in the music business is a good marketing strategy. In the music industry, there are plenty of marketing opportunities. Most of artists do not have a long-term marketing plan though. In the following article, we will show you how to develop a successful marketing campaign.…
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Big feelings and small stories from everyday life – this is what Akjela narrates in their mother tongue. Dialect is reborn in a new guise – ready for the clubs. Who is Akjela? Akjela is the name of our project, our music playground. The origins of the band date back a few years ago, when…
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Is My YouTube-Video Eligible for Monetization?

YouTube rolled out new icons to give content creators a more detailed understanding of how each video on their channel (or channels) is monetizing as well as the ability to appeal if they think a video is misclassified. The icons will appear in the Creator Studio. If you have enabled monetization for your YouTube channel,…
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The Key Ingredients of a Perfect Facebook Post

Facebook is still the most popular marketing tool. If you want to make your post stand out from the crowd, follow these tips. TIME IS EVERYTHING More than half of all Facebook posts are published between 10 am and 4 pm. Skip rush hour – if you post after 4 pm you can get 20%…
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From Word to ePub – How It Works

Although print books are still very popular, eBooks are the fastest way to self-publish your book worldwide. If you want to make it easy for millions of readers to find, buy, and enjoy your book, you should make an electronic version of your printed books. Between the writing and eBook distribution steps comes the conversion-to-ePub…
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How to Add Your Label to Beatport & Traxsource

Beatport and Traxsource are the home of electronic and house music. The question we are most often asked by musicians is, “How do I sell my music on Beatport and Traxsource?” This article will answer this question. BEATPORT If you want to sell your tracks on Beatport, you first need to submit a specific application.…
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How to Promote Your Music Video

Music videos require a lot of time to produce – so it is a shame if no one ends up watching them. How do you get people to watch your video? We made a list of things to do when your video comes out: Build hype around the video by scheduling a premier on your…

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