50 Things You May Want To Do To Be A Rapper

August 4, 2016

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By, Wendy Day I understand. You want to be a famous rapper. Maybe it’s because you love hip hop culture and want to show your skill. Or maybe it’s because you want to make a ton of money and feed your family. Maybe you just want to be famous, adored by millions of fans, and/or […]

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A Necessary Business Plan (For Your Career)

August 4, 2016

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By, Wendy Day A business plan is a necessary tool for anyone starting a business or anyone planning to make money with their music (selling music, performing, selling merchandise). It forces you to think about how to succeed, how to move forward, what that will cost, what obstacles you might hit and how to overcome […]

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Streaming Music Facts

August 1, 2016

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Musings By, Wendy Day I’ve recently read two things that I feel are important enough to share:   Soundcloud has approximately 175 million active monthly users subscribed.  To put that into perspective, the three largest streaming sites Spotify, Apple, and Tidal have around 116 million free and paid subscribers  (Spotify claimed to have 100 million […]

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10 Things Artists Must Have To Succeed Today In The Music Business

July 21, 2016

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By, Wendy Day from Rap Coalition (RapCoalition.org) and PowerMoves (HelpfulAngel.com) [written for @NARIPatlanta Indie Label event on 7/20/16] There are many things an artist must have to succeed, and then there are a few things that will make life easier. Today, I am focusing on the necessities. We all know the music business is currently […]

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Building Financial Success With Music

July 2, 2016

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By, Wendy Day You’re an artist, so you understand this: you took hours, days, possibly even weeks or months to create the perfect song. It’s your best ever. Ever! You post it online and it gets no reaction, or little reaction, or reaction only from your friends and family. Basically, it tanks. You blame the […]

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Lemonade Views

May 5, 2016

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By, Wendy Day I’m loving the new music business. My clients are having fun, building their fan bases directly, and making money. What’s not to love?! As a student of the industry, never before have we had so much access to data and research (I used to put out music based on my feelings and […]

Marketing Yourself As An Artist

May 5, 2016

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By, Wendy Day Marketing is the overall image and awareness that is put forth by your brand as you advertise, promote, do interviews and basically spread the word about your music (which is your product). You need to know exactly who will buy your music, and tailor your marketing campaign to them. The best method […]

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