Berklee Online presents

VIDEO TUTORIAL: How Copyright Works with E. Michael Harrington

In a series of video tutorials, Berklee Online instructor E. Michael Harrington explains the specifics of copyright law as it applies to music.

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Top 10 Careers in the Music Business (and How Much Money You Can Make)

When you think of a career in music, you might start with the performers who are center stage. But when you pull back the curtain, you’ll find people with an array of music business jobs and careers that help make performances possible. And there’s money to be made here!

A Career in Tour Management: Advice from Berklee Online Alum Ashley ‘PK’ Mogayzel

Berklee Online alum Ashley ‘PK’ Mogayzel, assistant tour manager for Wilco and tour manager for I’m With Her, offers advice about a career in tour management and talks about coordinating a Berklee opportunity at the 2019 Newport Folk Festival.

PODCAST EPISODE 031: Songwriter Bonnie Hayes on Sexism, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Bonnie Hayes talks songwriting for Bonnie Raitt (and winning a Grammy for it), touring with Bob Seger, playing keys for Billy Idol, and being blown away by the Sex Pistols in 1978, and how all of that led to her coming to teach at Berklee College of Music and Berklee Online.

What The Police Taught Me About Slow Touring: A Berklee Online Instructor on Booking Sting’s First US Dates

I first learned about one of the more clever touring strategies when I booked a date on the debut US tour of the now multiplatinum band the Police.

CD Baby Guest Post: The 5 Most Important Things to Know about Music Distribution in the Streaming Era

At CD Baby, we can make songs available on platforms like Spotify and Apple Music in a matter of days, but artists who rush through the distribution process often miss opportunities that could’ve helped their music go further.

Band Name Ideas That Will Make You Stand Out on Google

You know what SEO means, right? Search Engine Optimization: Optimize your band name for the search engines! Don’t pick something ungoogleable!

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Learn Music Business with John Kellogg

This series of videos from Berklee Online instructor John Kellogg will help introduce viewers to key contemporary concepts in the music industry.

6 Red Flags to Watch for before Signing with a Manager, Agent, or A&R Rep

Now more than ever it is important that artists arm themselves with business smarts and knowledge to avoid falling into a bad or even predatory business deal.

8 Tips for Marketing Your Music

Creating an album or planning a tour is only half the battle. An effective multi-channel, diversified, and integrated music marketing campaign helps make sure the right people buy and engage with you.