How to Sell Merchandise using Adva

It is no secret that selling merchandise is a big revenue source for many artists. Adva’s mobile platform has many great features that can really help independent artists with selling merchandise, on and off stage. In this blog post, I would like to list out a few ideas on how to maximize your merchandise revenue using Adva.

How to Get More Streams on Spotify

A few months ago I made an introduction about how playlisting is changing the way we listen and consume music. Certainly at the heart of the streaming revolution is Spotify and it’s playlisting algorithm. With playlists, it is so much easier to discover new music and Spotify knows how to do it through its crowdsourcing algorithm. You can read the details in the post above, but the gist is simple: the more playlists your tracks show up in, the more listeners you are likely to be discovered by.

DIY Touring (Part 2)

Last week I started writing about organizing a DIY Tour and have answered questions such as what, why, where and when about touring. If you would like to start reading that one, you can check it out here. In this week’s post, I would like to get in the details about the big question: How?

Becoming a YouTube Influencer

Last week I provided an overview about increasing subscribers on YouTube. One of the ways I suggested was positioning yourself as an ‘influencer’. This week I would like to dig deeper into this strategy. First and foremost, what is a YouTube influencer? YouTube influencers are people who have large following due to their video content, […]

Building Your YouTube Audience

One of the most important channels next to typical social media channels for promoting yourself is YouTube. YouTube is interesting for artists, yoga teachers, gym instructors and mere content creators, because it can be both your main content channel and also just a supplementary force for you to manage your online presence.

Using Audiobooks for Branding

Today you don’t need a record label to release your music, and similarly, you don’t need a publisher to write and release a book. This means that you can also release your own audiobook, where you can not only tell your own story as an artist, but you can also turn your authentic story into a great branding tool.