Expert advice for developing artists to master the things that matter most such as:
streaming, playlisting, digital marketing, PR, YouTube, music publishing, live shows, networking, and more!
Thinking about publishing? Here's when, why, and how to find the perfect music publisher to partner with you — and your song catalog.
From artist stories to industry tips, take a look back at 2017 on the AWAL Blog with our top 15 most popular posts.
If you're struggling for lyrics and the words aren't coming, try these 10 techniques to power past writer's block and get back to creating your next great track.
Growing up, songwriter Amy Kuney's life was soundtracked by Kelly Clarkson, so when she had the chance to write for the 'Idol,' she dug deep into her past to find musical inspiration.
As an artist, networking is a necessity, but it doesn't have to be intimidating. The next time you attend an event or conference, be prepared with these essential tips.
Dive deep into the world of synch to discover which songs are primed for placements, find out who to pitch, and see how other independent artists are scoring these opportunities.
Shake up your instrumental tracks by using vocal samples. Here are some great examples of what other artists are doing and essential tips to get you started.
If you're thinking of hiring a music publicist, follow this guide to find the best one for you based on your unique needs and where you are in your career.
Use these effective tactics from our friends at Music Glue to help make the most of what are arguably the two biggest shopping days of the year.
Choosing a digital music distribution service can be a challenge; use this guide to know when the time is right and how to find one that perfectly fits your needs.
If you're curious whether or not music publishing might be right for you at this stage in your career, take these three topics into consideration.
Learn the best practices for creating effective Instagram ads, then actually make your first ad with these easy steps.