Modern Marketing By, Bob Lefsetz

December 2, 2016
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1. Take a long hard look at yourself. What kind of music do you make? Pop or genre tunes? If you don’t see your music fitting in with the Spotify Top 50, you probably don’t need a label, you need a COMMUNITY! A group of active talkers who live for the music, like the Americana […]

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DigitalRadioTracker Tracks Internet Radio Spins

November 30, 2016
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By, Wendy Day from Rap Coalition A few years ago, I suddenly began getting these weekly emails out of the blue from DigitalRadioTracker.  I was excited because they offer valuable chart information for internet radio spins, a growth area I was closely watching.  Some of my friends in the music industry have started their own […]

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Who The Heck Is Wendy Day?

November 18, 2016
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Wendy Day, Rap Coalition, industry guru, artist advocate

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Streaming Competition

September 23, 2016
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By, Wendy Day For the past 5 years, music industry pundits (including me) have been talking about how streaming will take over the way people listen to music. It was common sense really; why spend a dollar on owning one song that sucks up memory and bandwidth, when for $10 per month almost every song […]

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Copyrights

September 20, 2016
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By, Wendy Day A copyright is the proof of ownership that a songwriter, beat maker, or writer secures through the US Government as proof that they wrote and own a song or a portion of a song. It’s a filing that occurs via www.copyright.gov (or print the forms and file through the mail, if you […]

Finding A Manager By, Wendy Day

September 18, 2016
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In order to find an experienced, well-connected manager, you will need to stand out from all of the other rappers, singers, producers, and songwriters. You will need to have a buzz and a movement that someone who does this for a living can help monetize. Managers earn 20% of your income, and 20% of nothing […]

Stream-Ripping By, Bob Lefsetz

September 13, 2016
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“IFPI Makes Stream-Ripping Latest Front In YouTube Row”: goo.gl/UHbACg The CD killed home taping. Did you really want to spend all that time making an inferior copy when the original sounded so much better? Of course not. Never mind that CDs were vastly overpriced, didn’t compensate creators for said increase and singles were cut from […]