As the Daysies get closer to finishing their first full-length album, I’m getting closer to a basic education in Music Biz 101. I’ve learned a lot, and I came to one conclusion that is absolute.
If you’re an indie musician ignoring the opportunities in Billboard, you’re shorting yourself.
Until now, for instance, I didn’t realize Billboard has a chart for up and comers, the new artist Heatseekers chart. Criteria for ranking isn’t out of reach for indie musicians.
Another must-site for indies, CDBaby, hosts the DIY Musician Blog. An entry there is required reading. Continue reading “If you’re ignoring Billboard, you’re shorting yourself”