Music marketing and music business topics and discussions. Featuring The Music Biz Weekly podcast with Michael Brandvold. Discussions for the DIY artist. Topics include music licensing, Facebook marketing, Twitter marketing, email marketing, website development, finding fans online, selling your music, selling merchandise and much, much more.
Ep. 482 How to Measure Success without Using Old, Antiquated Record Label Measures
Joel Andrew, President of CD Baby, joins us to discuss his recent article on Billboard, Why Are We Still Measuring Artist Success With a Major Label Yardstick? Joel Andrew is President at CD Baby. Joel has helped make CD Baby the largest music-employer in Oregon and one of the leading on-line distributors of independent music. […]
Ep. 481 Concert Cast Podcast Joins to Discuss Venues Reopening
Kyle Lamont, the host of the podcast Concert Cast, joins to discuss what she is observing as venues reopen. Kyle Lamont is your guide through today’s concert culture. Season One, a road trip around Maine, was released in the wake of a global pandemic. Rocked by the cataclysmic shift, Kyle began to document the movement. […]
Ep. 480 365 Livestream Ideas for Musicians with Author Leonard Patterson
Leonard Patterson joins us this week to discuss his book 365 Livestream Ideas for Musicians. A successful livestream is more than just gear and performing, Leonard discusses ideas and activities that will help your next stream be a success. Whether you are an introvert just starting out, an established artist with an engaged fanbase, an […]
Ep. 479 How to Use Tik Tok and Market to Tik Tok Influencers
Johnny Cloherty, Co-Founder and CEO of Songfluencer joins this week to discuss how to use Tik Tok and how to market to influencers on Tik Tok. Songfluencer strategically matches your music to key tastemaker influencers on music-forward social media apps like TikTok, Reels, Triller and more! Visit https://www.songfluencer.com MichaelBrandvoldMarketing · 479 How to Use Tik […]
Ep. 478 Inside Twitch with Tracy Chan VP, Head of Music @ Twitch
This episode Tracy Chan VP, Head of Music @ Twitch takes us inside Twitch. How to monetize your content on Twitch. How to engage with your fans on Twitch. Resources to help you launch a Twitch channel. Visit Twitch’s Rockonomics : https://www.twitchrockonomics.com MichaelBrandvoldMarketing · 478 Inside Twitch with Tracy Chan VP, Head of Music @ Twitch […]
Ep. 477 How Music Promotion is Going to Change in 2021 with Anthony Pacheco
Anthony Pacheco joins us to discuss how music promotion is going to change in 2021. Anthony has consistently been able to push the envelope when it comes to artist development and marketing strategy. Having played in bands since their early teens, Anthony’s perspective on the industry has helped both developing and established artists get to […]
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Keeping Up with the Times
The music industry is rapidly changing and Music Biz Weekly keeps up with the twists and turns. Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert talk with people inside the fast-growing music streaming businesses to help cut through the bluster heard by artists and executives to get at how it all really works. Much thought goes into discussing why certain artists’ royalties are unusually low despite high numbers of streams. Hint: if you’re a signed artist, you might want to read the fine print of what your record label is taking from the streaming royalties!