This Week's Most Read Articles on Sonicbids

Posted by Sonicbids Staff on Jun 27, 2016 10:00 AM

Are you in need for a little distraction from the Monday blues? Well, you're in luck. This week's most read articles on the Sonicbids blog cover everything from touring to online marketing. Check them out below and if your favorite article didn't make it, post it in the comments!

1. Musicians, Please Stop Giving Out CDs (And What to Do Instead)

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Sorry, but we never listen to your CD. Try these four ways to get your music heard instead.


2. Feel Like You Never Have Enough Time for Music? These Jaw-Dropping Statistics Might Explain Why

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Binge-watching Netflix is killing your music career.


3. 5 Musical Attributes That Separate Pro Session Musicians From Amateurs

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If you want to make money as a session musician, these five aspects of your playing need to be impeccable.


4. 8 Essential Tips for Keeping Your Gear Safe While on Tour (From Musicians Who Learned the Hard Way)

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Gear theft happens more often than you'd think. Here are some road-tested tips to keep your van, trailer, and instruments safe.


5. 6 Ways Musicians Can Make a Great First Impression

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Here's how to make a good impression on anyone you may come across in the music industry.


6. 3 Things Savvy Musicians Always Add to Their YouTube Videos

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Increase subscriber numbers, brand recognition, and even earn money just by adding a few things to your YouTube videos.


7. This Psychologist Wants You to Stop Wasting Your Practice Time

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Even though you might be practicing enough, you could be getting more and more stagnant in your playing.


8. How to Conquer Impostor’s Syndrome in the Music Industry

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Don't give into imposter's syndrome; convince yourself that you're a musician who deserves to be heard.


9. 4 Online Marketing Mistakes That Too Many Musicians Make

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Are you unknowingly sabotaging your music career with these all-too-common online marketing mistakes?


10. What Movies Got Right About Streaming is Everything Music Got Wrong [Opinion]

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The music industry could probably learn a thing or two from the film industry when it comes to streaming.

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