Music Industry Tips

3 Things Google Analytics Can Do To Help Your Career

3 Things Google Analytics Can Do To Help Your Career

If you do not have your own website yet, you should consider getting one. If you are working for yourself, growing a music industry career on the side, and/or want to continue to build your online presence then creating content and sharing it on your website is...

Why Booking a Tour is Tougher Than It Seems

Why Booking a Tour is Tougher Than It Seems

One of the most frustrating reasons why it’s hard to book a tour is because every band seems to have climbed their way to fame in a different way. With a bit of research, you can see a band's popularity date back pretty far; you can trace their tours, timing of album...

How Booking a Show Really Works

How Booking a Show Really Works

There are a lot of moving parts in the music industry. For just one show there is the artist, their crew, stage production, security, ushers, bartenders, audio and light engineers; the list goes on. One of the most crucial roles is the person...

How to Budget a Tour

How to Budget a Tour

The music industry is not known for its accountants and math wizards. Budgeting is a powerful tool that can be used to organize finances in every area of your life, especially touring. Tour expenses add up quickly and it is important to save pennies when you can. Here...

Curing Writer’s Block

Curing Writer’s Block

Writer's block: it happens to everyone. You sit down to write a blog, introductory email, or chapter of your book and nothing comes to mind. Over time, this can become greatly discouraging and may hinder people from working on their creative projects, Here are a few...

Inside Music Podcast: Going DIY with Connor Skelly

Inside Music Podcast: Going DIY with Connor Skelly

This is an extended excerpt from the conversation between the host of Inside Music Podcast, James Shotwell, and Connor Skelly, founder of Beyond The Music. James is also the Director of Customer Engagement for Haulix as well as the founder of AuxCordFM. To listen to...

How To Deal With Stress in the Music Industry

How To Deal With Stress in the Music Industry

I'll let you in on a little secret: in the music industry, we're all a bit stressed out. Okay, maybe "a bit" is an underestimate – we're all very stressed out. Now, stress is in no way unique to those working in music (my friends in medicine, finance, and advertising...

A Brief Journey of Photography With CJ Harvey

A Brief Journey of Photography With CJ Harvey

CJ Harvey stays active all year round.  At only 22 years old, she continuously tours with various bands. Most often with New York-based band The Nude Party. She’s also worked closely with Vundabar, Ron Gallo, and many other talented musicians. Here’s a little bit...

Create a More Impactful Organization

Create a More Impactful Organization

Generally speaking, it is easier to think strategically about something you are passionate about. You involve yourself more in the planning and execution process of a new website for your food blog or your workshop on pottery. When something is driven by passion, you...