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Why Musicians Should Pay Attention to Chinese Social Media

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What were you doing right before you clicked this article? Were you scrolling Facebook? Checking your story views on Instagram? Imagine if those options didn’t exist for you — if instead, they were replaced by a totally different social media platform.

How to Produce Music Videos for Cheap

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When you think of creating a brand new music video, you probably feel a flash of panic, and see dollar signs floating by. A high end, professional quality can cost a lot of money — thousands of dollars at least. And while I believe that quality and experience is worth paying for, if you’re a brand new band just getting your footing, you might want to hold off, and invest that money elsewhere.

How to Make a Living in the Music Industry

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I bet you read that title and thought, “Sign me up!” After all, who doesn’t want to make money doing what they love? And in the music industry especially, making money can seem like such an afterthought in most of our ambitions and professions that it seems a bit like a unicorn.

But, I’ve long been a firm believer that there is plenty of money to be made in the music industry — if only you know where to look, and if only you remain a little flexible about it.

Do I Still Need to Get Signed to be Successful in Music?

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Spoiler alert: the answer is no.

And you know what? It’s pretty empowering.