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5 Tips for Writing a Catchy Christian Music Blog Title

As a Christian musician, you likely want to share your music with as many people as possible. One way to do that is by creating a blog and sharing your music on it. However, coming up with the perfect title for your blog can be tricky. Here are five tips for writing a catchy Christian music blog title that will attract more visitors. 1. Keep it simple When it comes to blog titles, simple is often better. A long and complicated title can be difficult to remember and may not be as effective at grabbing people's attention. Try to keep your title short and to the point, and make sure it accurately reflects the content of your blog. 2. Use keywords Including keywords in your blog title can help it appear higher in search engine results, making it more likely that people will find your blog. Think about what people might search for when looking for Christian music blogs, and try to include those words in your title. For example, a blog about worship music might include the keywords "

The Importance of Embracing Song Critique for Growth

Sharing a song for critique can be a daunting experience, as it involves opening up your work to public debate and inviting others to give their opinions on its strengths and weaknesses. It's natural to have fears and concerns about receiving critique, such as worrying about whether others will like your song, feeling unsure about your ability to improve it, or being worried that the song still needs a lot of work. However, it is possible to come out of a critique feeling energized and excited about your work. By seeking out critiques from fellow songwriters and musicians, you can gain valuable insights and feedback that can help you improve your craft and grow as a songwriter.  Benefits When you open up your work to critique, you may experience a range of benefits including: Increased enthusiasm for the strong aspects of your song Confirmation of areas that need improvement Discovering hidden talents that others find interesting Identifying gaps in your knowledge of the craft and

Here Is Your FREE 2023 Directory of Producers & Engineers by Music Connection!

Music Connection has published its 2023 Directory of Producers & Engineers. If you are looking for the right producer or engineer, then check out Music Connection’s 2023 exclusive, national list of professionals to help connect you to record producers, sound engineers, mixers and vocal production specialists. All information supplied by the listees. Or click on the following link to download: ABOUT MUSIC CONNECTION Founded in 1977 on the principle of bridging the gap between “the street and the elite,” Music Connection has grown from a popular print publication into a spectrum of products and services that address the wants and needs of musicians, the music tech community, and industry support services. Music Connection’s broad appeal encompasses the songwriter, producer, studio manager, home recordist, agent, attorney, publicist, label executive, and, of course, the musician who’s looking for the inform

A review and discussion of SubmitHub, PlaylistPush and Musosoup (updated)

I came across a  blog post  by music producer and recording artist Matti Charlton where he evaluated SubmitHub, PlaylistPush, and Musosoup. His review caught my attention because I am familiar with all of these services and wanted to compare his findings (as artist) to my findings (as curator / promotional channel). I must admit that we share some similar thoughts about these services! This post includes some practical tips to help you make the best use of the opportunities that you may come across. (tl,dr:) I.m.h.o. the only service really worth the money is SubmitHub, but finding the right tastemakers on SubmitHub will take time (and money). UPDATE - January 22, 2023: I have added and commented on a response from Musosoup at the end of this post. SubmitHub basics There are various types of channels on SubmitHub. In essence, the channels break down into the following categories: Radio/continuous streaming - play your music on e.g. (Internet) Radio stations, YouTube live streams, etc.

Revolutionize Your Email Inbox with EmailTriager: The ChatGPT-Powered Email Assistant that Drafts Replies for You!

As a musician, your inbox is likely overflowing with emails from fans, booking agents, and record labels. Keeping up with all of these messages can be overwhelming, but now there's a solution: EmailTriager, the chatbot-powered email assistant that can draft replies for you automatically. With EmailTriager on your side, you'll be able to stay on top of your email and focus on what matters most - your music. AI has come a long way, thanks to ChatGPT. You know ChatGPT, right? It's this super smart language model from OpenAI that's killing it in all sorts of areas. People love it because it can hold real human-like conversations. Seriously, it can generate text, summarize long paragraphs, and even translate languages. It's a beast. And now there's EmailTriager , a ChatGPT-based email assistant that can automatically draft proper replies to your emails.  You know how emails are the first thing most of us check in the morning... and how we end up spending so much time

Discover the Power of RouteNote: The Ultimate Music Distribution Platform for Independent Artists

RouteNote is a game-changing platform for artists looking to get their music out into the world. With its cutting-edge technology and easy-to-use interface, RouteNote makes it simple for artists to distribute their music to a variety of popular streaming platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube. But RouteNote is more than just a distribution platform - it's a one-stop shop for all of an artist's music-related needs. Whether you're just starting out in the music industry or you're an established artist looking to take your career to the next level, RouteNote has the tools and resources to help you succeed. One of the standout features of RouteNote is its comprehensive royalty tracking system. Artists can easily see how their music is performing across various platforms and track their earnings in real time. This is a crucial aspect of the music industry, and RouteNote makes it easy for artists to stay on top of their finances and make informed decisions ab

MIDiA Report Reveals 2022 Music Streaming Subscriber Numbers: A Comparison of All Services

Spotify Continues to Lead the Global Streaming Market, with Tencent Music Rising to Third Place Thanks to Strong Growth from Chinese DSPs MIDiA just published their annual music subscriber market share report, analyzing 23 music streaming services across 33 markets, as of the end of Q2 2022. You can purchase the full report here or view the highlights in Mark Mulligan’s blog post. Image Credit: MIDiA In 2021 and the first half of 2022, nearly all leading DSPs saw strong subscriber growth, particularly Chinese stores Tencent Music Entertainment and NetEase Cloud Music. While subscriber growth in 2021 was higher than in 2020, MIDiA reports slower growth from H1 2021 to H1 2022 as streaming matures in Western markets. There were an estimated 616.2 million subscribers across all services by 2022's midpoint. This represents an increase of 7.1% from the end of 2021, with an additional 42.1 million net subscribers. This figure is slightly lower than the 53.8 million net subscribers added