Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

NEWS YOU CAN USE WEEK OF 9/30

In our weekly series, BandsOnABudget.com goes through the dregs to bring you the best in DIY focused news, tips, and advice on the topics of touring, marketing, promoting, social media, PR, & more.

Why Editing Your Songwriting is Essential

A guest post by Songwriting scene tells you the importance of editing your songs, especially how to cut things out. Gives you tips and helpful advice on how to whittle down your song into something worth sharing.

5 Important Things Record Labels Look For

A guest post by Astral Plane Studios brings you what you need to get a label to notice you. From branding yourself to touring, this short list will bring you good advice on what to improve on before label shopping.

Touring In Canada is Expensive!

New legislation that took effect the beginning of August is making touring in Canada expensive if you are an international band. DIY musician brings you the details on this new legislation, and a petition to try to reverse it!

10 Myths of Music Crowdfunding

It seems as if everyone is using crowdfunding these days. This article debunks the common myths associated with crowdfunding. This may help you get over your fears, take the plunge, and start crowdfunding yourself!

Guide To Using Soundcloud

If you’re an artists and you are not on Soundcloud, this guide will help you through the beginning steps on how to set yourself up and tips on the best way to utilize your profile. Very useful if Soundcloud is new to you!

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