The Top 10 DIY Musician Articles of 2023

The Top 10 DIY Musician Articles of 2023 Your Guide to the Unmissable DIY Musician Highlights in 2023 As 2023 draws to a close (how did we get here already?!) we take a gander back at this year with hazy “what just happened” goggles recollecting the moments that stood out to us as artists, and as the loyal members of […]

Songwriters & Publishers Get a Streaming Raise

Songwriters & Publishers Get a Streaming Raise In 2018, the Copyright Royalty Board made an important decision regarding songwriters and publishers in the digital age. Streaming services should raise the mechanical royalty rate from 10.5% to 15.1%. This increase would happen gradually between 2018 and 2022. However, Spotify, Amazon, Google, and Pandora contested the decision. They argued that increased payments […]

YouTube Monetization for Musicians

YouTube Monetization for Musicians YouTube monetization is a vital source of money for many musicians — and it’s just ONE of several important forms of music revenue from YouTube.  What are those different revenue sources? How is that money generated on YouTube? And how do you collect it all? Read on! Optimize to monetize Before we get too far into the […]