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A GOOD TEAM, PART 2


Who should be in my team?

There are several key people that you need as an artist to make sure that you’re talent will have the best opportunities available.

Last week, we discussed two: Accountants and Lawyers.

This week, we’ll speak about another two: Agents and Publicists

The Agent

Agents vary depending on what kind of work you are looking for. A musical agent works to find live shows and maybe other venues like commercials. There are also other agents for various deals. You can get an agent for television deals, book deals, etc. Agents usually receive about 5 to 10 percent on what you make for securing placements. 

Agents sign contracts to work with you. They usually attempt to sign the longest term possible. If an agent can’t find you work, then you probably will be able to terminate his contract. However, if he finds you work and you don’t want it, you may not be able to terminate the contract because he is still doing his job. 

The Publicist

A publicist is key in promoting yourself and your music. Their job is to create publicity for you and get you media attention. Different publicists have different ways of doing this. Some are great writers and can create an excellent press kit for you, others may have better connections and are more well known and can get you an interview or feature in a famous magazine or website. Either way, be sure to always be prepared as far as your image is concerned because that is what you publicist will be promoting along with your music. Some record labels have in-house publicists available who may or may not see you as a priority. However, verify that you publicist has good people skills and and can communicate effectively so that you know you are in good hands.

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THE NEXT LEVEL FOR SERIOUS MUSIC ARTIST!

6 Websites A MUSIC ARTIST CAN USE to Distribute their Music Online

Not signed to a record label, and don’t have your CD in music stores internationally. G3KBEATS is here to tell you that there are more ways for your music to reach your fans and make sells before you get into a major record label.
We posted 6 sites to upload and sell your music with great services that really can expand your fan base.

1.
snocap.com
They give you an audio player for your myspace page so you can set your own prices. So if your selling a single, or a remix, you set your price. Free account, but they take 39 cents per track sold, a low cost for setting your music to be heard globally.

2.
cdbaby.com
They let you upload your album including images so its ready to sell. Your music gets put on Apple iTunes, Rhapsody, Napster, eMusic and many more for you automatically. Plus for a $35 fee CD Baby will send out your music on a hard CD copy to your fans for you and they charge a percentage of each sale, a small amount for the big rewards you can get.

3.
tunecore.com
They let You get 100% of the money that your music earns from digital distribution. Plus they have arrangements with top digital music retailers that lets us place your music in their online stores and subscription services.

4.
artists-first.net
Sell your albums or singles, ring tones, videos and merchandise directly to your customers and fans from any website. No setup fees or storage limits. They take 5% of what you sell.

5.
soundclick.com
Free music artist page. Upload unlimited tracks. They take 30% commission. Get paid via paypal.

6.
reveerbnation.com
Free music artist page. They distribute your music to 40 plus more online retail music stores. You can make your own music app, widgets, music playlist and allow youto reach your fans in many ways.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE WEBSITE TO SPREAD YOUR MUSIC AND GET PAID!!!
-G3KBEATS
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SECRET website that top artist dont know about!!!!!!!

Every artist knows that the music industry is a VERY competitive sport.
Music Artist are always fighting for placements, recognition, and attention from major labels as well as listeners. Is there any way that YOU can be separated from the crowd of everyday artist?

ARE YOU READY FOR THIS?!?!

G3KBEATS reveals not one but 2 OF THE WORLDS LARGEST SOCIAL NETWORKS THAT A LOT OF ARTIST DONT KNOW EVEN EXIST. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS SO YOU CAN USE TO PROMOTE YOUR MUSIC and website, ENTER CONTEST, FIND OPPORTUNITIES, AND GET PAYED IN THE PROCESS plus MORE:

INDABAMUSIC.COM
A place Music Artist have to go.

Indaba Music provides you to not only have career opportunities but also letting your music to reach a bigger audiences all over the web. Musicians around the world get to network and make music together through online collaboration and have grown to over 500,000 musicians – from hobbyists to Grammy Award winners.
IT offers tools and services that help musicians get the most out of the latest opportunities on the web and in the music industry
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SOUNDEXCHANGE.COM
More than a website for music artists.

Sound Exchange is an non-profit performance rights organization that collect royalties for sound recording copyright owners (SRCOs), featured and nonfeatured artists,  including all independent record companies, as well as the major label groups and artist-owned labels.
IT works with and  represents over 3,500 record companies, their 6000 labels and thousands of artists united in receiving a fair price for the licensing of their music in a new digital world

HINT:     Use bit.ly to track clicks & shorten
              any URL to provide more space to write FOR YOUR SITE!

LETS GET THIS!

 -G3KBEATS
    The beat authority

Just a reminder to artists: Our beats are FREE to DOWNLOAD and use for non-commercial/promotional uses (like demos, mixtapes, your facebook/reverbnation page, etc.). So feel free to download and make a track (don’t hesitate to send us a copy). We are also available to help you build your song. So don’t procrastinate, download a track, hit the studio, and MAKE A HIT!