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Music Business Advice from Mike King

Mike’s music business advice has influenced thousands of musicians at Berklee and beyond. He shares how he got started, as well as his top tips.

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Tips for Sending Press Releases to Music Writers

If you take the time to promote your music to the right blogs and writers, you’ll see a greater return on your time investment.

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Jamelle Houston on his Grandfather’s Legacy, his Nonprofit, and BLM

Incoming Berklee Online master’s student Jamelle Houston discusses his music career and what keeps him coming back to his hometown of Temple, Texas.

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How to Process Music Industry Data

Liv Buli, author of the “Data Analytics in the Music Business” course at Berklee Online, teaches you how to process music industry data using the data pyramid.

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Email Subject Line Tips for Musicians

Learn how to optimize your email subject lines and increase your open rates with these five email marketing tips for musicians from Berklee Online.

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What Does a Music Publisher Do?

Berklee Online music business instructor Eric Beall explains how music publishers pick hit songs, providing sample questions and examples of feedback.

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Gabrielle Davis’ Nonprofit Offers Music Education to Students in Flint

Gabrielle Davis is a drummer, a DJ, a new mother, and a graduate of Berklee Online. In 2014, she founded her music mentoring nonprofit, Dream League, to offer music education for students in her hometown of Flint, Michigan.

Lisa Loeb on the Ability to ‘Stay’ Working in an Ever-Changing Music Industry

Lisa Loeb discusses three decades in the music business, and how she was able to turn her initial success into a dozen different endeavors.

Katie Day Starts Music Production House After Berklee Online Course

After 10 years working in the music industry, Katie Day enrolled in Peter Bell’s course at Berklee Online where she learned how to write and produce music for advertising. One year later, she started her own music production house out of Los Angeles.

3 Lessons Taylor Swift’s Rift with Big Machine Can Teach Us about Record Contracts

In late 2019 Taylor Swift was named Artist of the Decade. Even as a preeminent figure in pop music, she is still dealing with the ramifications of a record deal she signed as a teenager. Berklee’s Tonya Butler and Don Gorder weigh in on the legal aspects and offer advice for musicians to consider before signing a record contract.