Clubs are glamorous. They are loud, crowded, often flashy. Everyone is dressed up and often sipping drinks. The atmosphere is great for meeting people in the industry and making conversation with fans. If you’re lucky someone might buy you some drinks after your set too! Playing in clubs can be great. It’s wise, however, to keep your fans in mind when booking shows. Perhaps not all your fans like to go to clubs?...
A variety of sizes. and styles.
It may seem expensive to carry a huge range of sizes and styles, but consider the profit you are losing by not catering to those who don’t fit the SML/MED/LRG sizes. Most likely your fans come in all shapes and sizes and providing options for them is vital. Not only that, but imagine their delight when they finally find a band that carries their size. I would personally suggest carrying XS-2XL. It is inclusive of your thinner than average and thicker than average fans without breaking the bank.*Keep track of what sizes sell the best and what styles...
Do your songs get downloaded or streamed internationally? Has your music been used on YouTube?
There are a lot of different websites that people use to download and stream music. When your music is bought and streamed it generates royalties. TuneCore Music Publishing Administration collects these royalties for you so that you have a way to receive them. Best of all you keep the rights to your music...
If you would like to have your songs featured in movies, television, or video games we highly recommend taking a look into TuneCore.
Think merch is just a good way to make a few bucks? Think again! Not only does Merch draw in profit, increase fan to artist conversation and let fans easily identify each other, it promotes you/ your band!
Here one moment. Gone the next?
Don’t leave your merch table unattended. This is a recipe for disaster in more than one way. Not only do your fans have to sit around and wonder when you might be coming back, it’s also tempting for sneaky paws! Of course you want to socialize, and if you’re playing you can’t bring your booth on stage, but make sure you leave a trusted friend at the table. Extra points if your