Using the Internet to Sell Music: It’s more important than ever for singers to take the do-it-yourself approach when it comes to knowing how to promote and sell music. With less record labels signing artists it’s crucial for singers to adopt that hands-on attitude. Being able to sell music on the internet, gives singers a head start!
As a singer the obvious way of making money from your music would be to gig. These days, playing very small shows will very rarely get you any money at all. These small shows may not give you the opportunity to sell any merchandise either if the venue doesn’t have the room. At best if you had some copies of your EP on CD you may be able to get some money from those. Using the internet to sell music therefore is imperative. Over time you may recoup enough money to reinvest into your act, such as getting studio time to record more material.
Why it’s Beneficial to Sell Music on the Internet
Sell Music – Providing an Income Stream
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The main thing to remember is without fans it will be near impossible to raise funds independently. Being able to sell music relies on the artist’s willingness to work hard and promote their act in order to build a loyal fan base that will be excited by the notion that you’ll be selling music online.
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