TOOLS OF THE TRADE
Everything I'm currently using to market my music, build a fanbase, grow my businesses, learn, and get stuff done!
No matter where you are in your music biz, there are tons of killer tools, software, and resources that can save you dozens of hours per week, automate your marketing and help you fast-track your success.
Everything listed below is what I personally use.
Disclaimer: Some of the links on this page are affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you if you buy or sign up for their product or service. I only recommend stuff that I personally use and get results with. In some cases, the creators of these products have given me special discounts and extended trials that I can offer you. Bonus!
Biz ops, office tech and software:
Namecheap - For buying domain names
Squarespace - Building and designing websites
Convertkit - Email marketing
G Suite - Professional business email and tools
Dropbox - Hosting and sending files
Skillshare - Learn new stuff and brush up on old skills
Webinarjam - For recording webinars
Screenflow - For recording and editing screenshares
Samcart - Payment gateway for digital products
SmartURL - Vanity URL generator
Thinkific - Online course platform
Clickfunnels - Sales funnels (14-day free trial)
Tweepi - Twitter management
MeetEdgar - Social media scheduling
Newoldstamp - Turn your email signature into a marketing channel
Releasing music and earning royalties
Tunecore - Get your music on digital stores (iTunes, Spotify, etc)
Copycats Media - For pressing physical CDs
ASCAP - Collect your public performance royalties
SoundExchange - Collect digital public performance royalties
Songtrust - Global royalty collection
TuneLicensing - Mechanical licenses for cover songs
Bigcartel - Simple and easy online merch store
Limited Run - Sell tickets / merch
Atvenu - Report your CD sales from live shows to SoundScan
Atom Splitter PR - Press and publicity for bands
Nextbigsound - Music industry insights