How To Have a Career as an Artist in 2018

How to have a Career as an Artist in 2018...In Our Opinion

Songs are Key

  1. You can have the best press, radio and publicity team in the world, but that won’t necessarily help if people don’t like your songs.

  2. Mastering your craft is key, in other words: Practice Practice Practice

  3. Write constantly, listen to music new and old, learn as much as you can.

  4. Find the hooks!

Be Strategic

  1. Create a brand - how you want to be presented to your fans - and stick to it.

  2. Have a release plan

    1. Single/Album, have a plan! Have everything ready to go at least a month in advance so you can promote the music properly.

  3. Play shows as much as possible

  4. Socials Socials Socials

    1. Yes, you have to do it. It’s a part of creating your brand.

  5. Music videos!

    1. These are key in the visual world we live in, not to mention YouTube is an additional source of income!

Find a Team

  1. Management

    1. This is one of the most important relationships you’ll have in your career, choose wisely.

  2. Press

  3. Radio

  4. Social Media Manager

  5. Booking Agent

Most important when building a team - make sure everyone believes in you 100% and loves the music. Good luck!

By: AC