Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video What's next?, part of Getting Started in the Business of Songwriting.
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…I hope you found the information I presented in this course useful and…that it will help you better navigate the complicated landscape that is…the modern music business.…Of course, it's also a constantly shifting landscape and…new transit opportunities frequently present themselves.…So I'd like to leave you here with a handful of resources you can take…advantage of to keep up with the news, the direction and…the climate of the music industry.…A good first step is to subscribe to your PRO's newsletters.…ASCAP, BMI and SESAC each have their own electronic or print publications for…their members to keep them informed of the latest happenings in the industry.…
Here are four websites that will keep you up to date with the latest news and…techniques for supporting your career in the music business.…Musicthinktank.com.…Hypebot.com.…Digitalmusicnews.com and music3point0.blogspot.com.…You'll also find many independent outspoken and…well informed individuals online who keep a close eye on the industry and report and…
The second half of the course is geared toward the DIY musician. Garrick discusses ways to self-distribute and promote your music with TuneCore, CDBaby, Topspin, Bandcamp, and ReverbNation. Plus, learn the importance of websites, social promotion, and music placement, as well as making music videos, signing with a record label, and building a solid team.