Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week of May 15th

Here’s your weekly Music Biz 101 wrap up, from dealing with student debt to Music Biz Nashville 2017. From the Cash Money story to social media influencers. Click, mmkay?

Lori Majewski

Video Interview: Lori Majewski, Author of ‘Mad World: Songs That Defined The ’80s’

As part of the 2017 Music Management Seminar Series, Professor Steve Leeds (also of SiriusXM) interviewed Lori Majewski, a DJ on SiriusXM and author of Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and the Songs That Defined the ’80s.

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Two Stories Of Social Media Gone Way Too Far

Read this to learn about how social media can go way too far at time, ruining lives. Think first. Work hard. There’s more to it. Click.

Spotify: Promoting a Spotify Playlist

How does one promote a Spotify playlist? How does one gain a substantial amount of followers? Do you just post it all over your social media and hope for the best? Click to find out.

Strife Mag’s 2017 Picks Spotify Playlist

This is how guest blogger Ashley Weltner marketed the Strife Mag’s Picks 2017 playlist. She describes what worked and didn’t work in gaining followers on Spotify.

Do My Songs Have To Be Hits?

Do my songs have to be hits? That depends on your definition of “hit.” What’s your genre? How great are your songs within that genre? Click to find out more.

Spotify Playlist Promotion Strategy

Nick Spillert of William Paterson recaps on his Spotify Playlist promotion strategies. Spotify Playlisting has become extremely important in the music biz.

What Your Band Can Learn From One Quote

Click to read about how much your band can learn from a quote in an article about Instagram. That’s a wordy description. Just click. You’ll get it.

From NY Times Magazine: When One Tweet Ruins Lives

In 2013, Justine Sacco posted a tweet that she thought was funny. Then she flew for 11 hours. When she landed, her life had changed forever. Click and read something that might save your career. Or your life.

Are You Watching Coachella Live? Now? For Free?

You can watch Coachella Live this weekend on YouTube. Click here for the video, as well as a link to John Seabrook’s New Yorker article about the festival.