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How to Turn Your Back Catalog of Songs Into Tons of YouTube Videos

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Doing YouTube “right” takes a lot of work... and a lot of content. One trick to having more videos – which usually equals more plays, meaning more money from the Google-owned giant – is to find ways to turn your back catalog into YouTube gold. There's so much potential in every song whether it’s a single or not – you just need to unlock it!

If you’re looking to get more out of your back catalog, here are a few tips that could all come in handy.

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The Top 4 Online Profiles Every Musician Must Have

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Managing an online presence doesn't come easily to everyone. As a DIY musician, though, you don't have much choice in the matter. Keeping your pages active and updated is hugely important to the maintenance and growth of your fanbase, as well as key in getting press and booking gigs. That said, you don't have to use every single platform out there.

Musicians: 5 Tools That Will Transform Your Productivity and Keep You Organized

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I have a confession to make: I have a bit of app FOMO. I am constantly worrying that I’ve missed out on the app that's bound to make my life easier, my business run smoother, and my life become more organized. But there are so many options out there that the trouble is it can become almost paralyzing trying to figure out which ones make the most sense for you and your path.

There are hundreds of brilliant apps, but I’ve narrowed it down to five that I feel are universally beneficial whether you’re a musician, an entrepreneur, or just someone who really needs a kick in the butt with organization. Check them out below.

Setting Up Shop: How to Create an Online Store for Your Music

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As an indie musician selling your music, your number-one goal should be to become capable of selling your music and merch right from your own website. For sure, online stores like iTunes are an important part of your product mix, but a website gives you a few added benefits.