Are Explicit Lyrics Limiting Your Ability To Monetize Your Music?

Michael C Smith, August 14 2018

I recently gave a speech and received a piece of advice I had to think about. A slightly over middle-aged woman approached me and mentioned that she enjoyed my speech but she would have liked it if I didn't swear. During the speech I used the term "pissed off." When I used it, I didn't think of it being that harsh of a term, but I thanked her for h...

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Three ways DIY artists can find success in the music industry

Michael C Smith, August 14 2018

Talk to many new artists and you hear a lot of the same same things. "I don't  need a record label, I don't need a manager, I don't need a publisher, I don't need a booking agent". Wait thirty minutes and you get to the crux of the matter " I don't have money, so I'm forced to find ways on my own to make it but I'm not making an impact." If this is...

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