Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast


Tour on your Own Terms – House Concerts with Brian Vander Ark

Tour on your own terms

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In episode #43 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we chat with Brian Vander Ark – lead singer of the band The Verve Pipe – about how he has consistently made six figures per year from house concerts, and how you can too! House concerts have long been one of the best ways for independent […]

The Art & Science of Playlist Promotion

Playlist Promotion on Spotify

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In episode #42 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we chat with Michael Sloane, the CEO of StreamingPromotions.com about the art and science of getting your music on more Spotify playlists. As many of you know, the streaming promotion landscape is littered with charlatans and low quality promotion services that can hurt your music career […]

Learn How To Generate Income From Your Music on Twitch

how to generate income from your music on twitch

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In episode #41 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we will speak with Karen Allen the author if “Twitch for Musicians” about how musicians can use the world’s largest streaming platform for gamers to grow their fan base and potentially generate a full-time income from their music. I also want to remind everyone that I […]

Lockdown: The Best Way To Generate Revenue From Your Music During The Global Pandemic

Music Marketing Manifesto Under Lockdown

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The current global pandemic has had a tremendous impact on musicians. The loss of the ability to perform live, the fact that our fans have less money to spend on non-essential items, and the fact that many of us have lost our day jobs during this time has really hit musicians hard. In the wake […]

Stepping Stones: What It Takes To Go From The Rehearsal Room To Performing In Arenas

musician performing in rehearsal room

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Niels Schroeter from NCS Entertainment and Blue Élan Records once introduced me to a very important concept: Not every marketing tactic is right for every artist, and the next step an artist should take is really determined by where their career is at, and where they want to take it. This is important because so […]

LIVE Music Marketing Q & A – Replay

John Oszajca from Music Marketing Manifesto

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In episode #38 of the Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast we are going to be doing something a bit different… This episode consists of the audio taken from a LIVE Music Marketing Q & A that I held last week. During the Q & A, dozens of attendees sent in questions about the best way to […]

Branding for Musicians: What It Is and Why It Matters…

hundreds of music stickers on wall

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When a musician comes to me with a troubled marketing campaign, 9 times out of 10 the issue is in the branding… However, branding is one of those ambiguous words that most people think they understand but seldom truly do.  Musicians tend to associate it more with the simpler concept of “image”, “genre”, or “niche”. […]

How To Get Your Music Licensed in Television and Film – With Karyn Rachtman

Karyn Rachtman from Mind Your Music

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One of the questions I receive most often from independent musicians is “how do I get my music licensed in television and films?”  It’s easy to understand why licensing would be on the minds of so many musicians. A placement in the right television show or film can be incredibly lucrative, it can lead to […]

How To Report Sales From Your Own Website to Soundscan

Report Website Sales to Soundscan

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One of the benefits of following a marketing strategy like the one outlined in Music Marketing Manifesto is that, if done right, you stand a very good chance of charting on key sales charts such as those in Billboard Magazine. A chart position can be valuable to an up-and-coming artist because it helps to build […]

Growing Your Fan Base With Free Social Media Strategies

Music marketing manifesto podcast with Rick Barker

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If you’ve ever gone through any of my training programs then you know that I’m a huge fan of paid advertising. I think that it’s an invaluable tool for musicians who want to get their music in front of a large number of people very quickly. Having said that, it’s not for everyone. Some musicians […]

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