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Record Label management system

August 14, 2015  

Record Label In A Box online management system After you’ve started your record label as a viable business…. what next? We wanted to create a unique online experience that brought together all the physical, tangible assets of RLIAB and added a whole new aspect. In a conscious e ...

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Music networking events calendar

August 11, 2015  

Record Label In A Box events calendar Growth and success in the music industry comes down to a few things, one of those is ‘who you know’. 3 years ago when we began designing RLIAB we looked at how we could extend the network of our labels, introducing them to new people and new are ...

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20 Signs You're an Independent Musician

August 11, 2015  

So you've taken the plunge and become an independent musician. Here are some pros and cons of making that life-style choice. 1. You're broke 2. You live with the threat of making next months rent all the time 3. You eat pot noodles for every meal 4. You drink anythi ...

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At The Dakota Talk About Their People's Choice Award

August 7, 2015  

At The Dakota is a 5-piece indie-groovepop band from Darwin. They recently released their awesome debut EP, ‘Stories’, and quickly drew recognition after its single, ‘Stumptail’, won the People’s Choice for NT Song of the Year. The guys were kind enough to take time ...

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Write your own record contract

August 3, 2015  

Record Label In A Box contract pack and wizard Signing a record contract can be one of the most memorable yet terrifying experiences - for the label and the artist. As musicians we’ve all been along that path and RLIAB gave us an opportunity to level the playing field, giving a fair deal ...

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Get an MTV Artist Page!

August 3, 2015  

Got original songs and a great music video? Why not upload and create an artist profile with MTV - there are ongoing opportunities to be featured on their networks - including their 'buzzworthy' site which showcases the best new music, and also on MTV, CMT and VH1 - globally recognised music video n ...

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How To Get A Spotify 'Listen' Button On Your Facebook Page

August 3, 2015  

We are frequently asked how artists can get the Spotify 'Listen' button on their band or artist Facebook Pages. A Listen button on Facebook can help you retain fans who interact with your page, and allow them check out to your entire catalogue on Spotify with just one click. Here's how you can go ab ...

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Musicians: How Can I Upload My Biography To Spotify?

August 3, 2015  

So you’ve released your music on Spotify and you’ve started racking up the streams, but you really want people to know who you are and what your album is all about. So how do you do that? One way is through AllMusic. Who is AllMusic? AllMusic is powered by Rovi which is a catalog ...

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How to Prepare Video Content for VEVO

August 3, 2015  

VEVO are accepting Ditto content on a daily basis and we want to make sure all our artists get the opportunity to capitalise on Youtube and other video streaming revenue. There are specific guidelines that must be followed when you submit video content so we've written this handy list to make sure y ...

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Do I Need A Barcode To Sell My Music?

August 3, 2015  

We're often asked whether or not artists need a UPC barcode to sell their music in shops and in the major online music stores. The simple answer is, yes, but here are some of your most common questions about music barcodes answered: What is a UPC barcode? A UPC barcode (or Universal Product Cod ...

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