Berklee Online presents

A Musician’s Guide to an Effective Website and SEO Best Practices

Websites allow artists to share their music and shape their messaging exactly how they want. Here you’ll learn where to begin when designing your artist website and the components that make a website effective.

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The Music Modernization Act and 4 Steps Songwriters Can Take Now to Prepare for It

Ask not what the Music Modernization Act can do for you. Ask what you can do to get ready for the Music Modernization Act.

Why Non-Commercial Radio Matters to a Musician’s Career

With the advent and increasing popularity of streaming, there’s no denying that the world of radio has changed. However, non-commercial radio continues to offer unique opportunities to reach new fans and connect with communities across North America and beyond.

Bandzoogle Steps Into the Crowdfunding Game

Bandzoogle is stepping up its services to come to the aid of brokenhearted PledgeMusic users.

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.

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.